Item Details

Dark Pasts: Changing the State's Story in Turkey and Japan

Jennifer M. Dixon
Format
Book
Published
Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2018.
Language
English
ISBN
9781501730245, 150173024X
Summary
"Drawing on an in-depth, macro-historical analysis of the post-World War II trajectories of Turkey's narrative of the 1915-17 Armenian Genocide and Japan's narrative of the 1937-38 Nanjing Massacre, the book unpacks the complex processes through which international pressures and domestic dynamics shape states' narratives"--
Contents
  • Changing the state's story
  • The Armenian genocide and its aftermath
  • From silencing to mythmaking (1950-early 1990s)
  • Playing hardball (1994-2008)
  • The Nanjing massacre and the second Sino-Japanese war
  • "History issues" in the postwar period (1952-1989)
  • Unfreezing the question of history (1998-2008).
Description
xii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-252) and index.
Technical Details
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