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Mutual Images

Essays in American-Japanese Relations

Edited by Akira Iriye

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ISBN 9780674593060

Publication Date: 01/01/1975

304 pages


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Note on Japanese Names
  • Foreword [Takeo Kuwabara]
  • 1. Introduction [Akira Iriye]
  • 2. All the World a Melting Pot? Japan at American Fairs, 1876–1904 [Neil Harris]
  • 3. The Sacred Land of Liberty: Images of America in Nineteenth Century Japan [Shunsuke Kamei]
  • 4. Japan as a Competitor, 1895–1917 [Akira Iriye]
  • 5. Images of the United States as a Hypothetical Enemy [Shōichi Saeki]
  • 6. Japanese Images of War with the United States [Kimitada Miwa]
  • 7. From Ruth Benedict to Herman Kahn: The Postwar Japanese Image in the American Mind [Nathan Glazer]
  • 8. Postwar Japanese Education and the United States [Michio Nagai and Takeo Nishijima]
  • 9. America as Seen by Japanese Travelers [Hidetoshi Katō]
  • 10. U.S. Elite Images of Japan: The Postwar Period [Priscilla A. Clapp and Morton H. Halperin]
  • 11. The Visual Panacea: Japanese-Americans in the City of Smog [Don Toshiaki Nakanishi]
  • 12. Some Concluding Remarks: The Turning Mirrors [Harold R. Isaacs]
  • Contributors
  • Notes
  • Index

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