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The Burden of the Past
The Burden of the Past
Kimura Kan
Translated by Marie Speed, Foreword by Gi-Wook Shin
The Burden of the Past reexamines the dispute over historical perception between Japan and South Kor...
The Territory of Japan
The Territory of Japan
Serita Kentaro
Translated by Alex Meyer
The Northern Territories, Takeshima, and the Senkaku Islands—what exactly is the territorial extent ...
Japan in Asia
Japan in Asia
Tanaka Akihiko
Translated by Jean Connell Hoff
Official development assistance (ODA), direct investment in Southeast Asia, participation in the Cam...
Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia
Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia
Miyagi Taizo
Translated by Hanabusa Midori
More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era. A...
Perspectives on Sino-Japanese Diplomatic Relations
Perspectives on Sino-Japanese Diplomatic Relations
The Yomiuri Shimbun Political News Department
Translated by John Rossman
In East Asia, the growth center of the post-Cold War world, two regional powerhouses survey one anot...
The Political History of Modern Japan
The Political History of Modern Japan
Kitaoka Shinichi
Translated by Robert D. Eldridge with Graham Leonard
Spanning the 130-year period between the end of the Tokugawa Era and the end of the Cold War, this b...
The Self-Defense Forces and Postwar Politics in Japan
The Self-Defense Forces and Postwar Politics in Japan
Sado Akihiro
Translated by Noda Makito
In 1947, Japan eternally renounced war and the possession of armed forces with its constitution. How...
Toward the Abe Statement on the 70th Anniversary of the End of World War II
Toward the Abe Statement on the 70th Anniversary of the End of World War II
Compiled by The Advisory Panel on the History of the 20th Century and on Japan’s Role and World Order in the 21st Century
Translated by Tara Cannon
In 2015 as the world commemorated the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the international...