Student Radicalism and the Formation of Postwar Japan

Student Radicalism and the Formation of Postwar Japan

by Kenji Hasegawa

Hardcover(1st ed. 2019)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811317767
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 09/18/2018
Series: New Directions in East Asian History
Edition description: 1st ed. 2019
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kenji Hasegawa is an Associate Professor at Yokohama National University, Japan. He received his undergraduate degree from Keio University and doctoral degree in history from Stanford University. His research interest lies in modern history and prior publications include Rediscovering America: Japanese Perspectives on the American Century, co-edited with Peter Duus in 2011.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. From Shinjinkai to Zengakuren: Petit Bourgeois Students and the Postwar Revolution, 1945–1950.- 3. ‘Impressionable Students and Excitable Koreans’: Internal Factors in the JCP’s Anti-American Radicalization, 1945–1952.- 4. Guerilla Warfare in Postwar Japan: The Ogōchi sanson kōsakutai, 1950–1952.- 5. Waging ‘Peace’ in Post-Occupation Japan: The Uchinada Base Protests of 1953.- 6. Postwar Departures and Reversions in Mid-1950s Japan: Chongryon, Okinawa, and ‘Bloody Sunagawa’.

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