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Kamikaze, cherry blossoms, and nationalisms : the militarization of aesthetics in Japanese history

Ohnuki-Tierney, Emiko
大貫, 恵美子, (1934- )
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  • Creator Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney
  • Format Books
  • Publication Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (xvii, 411 pages) : illustrations
  • ISBNs 9780226620688, 0226620689, 0226620905, 0226620913, 9780226620916
  • OCLC ocn648760888

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-399) and index.

Contents

  • Machine generated contents note: Introduction 1 -- Part 1: THE SYMBOLISM OF CHERRY BLOSSOMS IN PRE-MEIJI JAPAN -- The Field of Meaning, Images, and Aesthetics 27 -- Part 2: THE ROAD TO PRO REGE ET PATRIA MORI: -- NATURALIZATION OF IMPERIAL NATIONALISM -- 2 The Emperor's Two Bodies: Sovereignty, Theocracy, and Militarization 61 -- 3 The Militarization of Cherry Blossoms: Cherry Blossoms as the Souls of Fallen Soldiers 102 -- 4 The Militarization of the Masses 125 -- Part 3: THE MAKING OF THE TOKKOTAI PILOTS -- 5 The Tokkotai Operation 157 -- 6 Five Tokkotai Pilots 186 -- Part 4: NATIONALISMS, PATRIOTISMS, AND THE ROLE OF AESTHETICS IN MECONNAISSANCE -- 7 State Nationalism and Naturalization Processes 245 -- 8 Patriotism: Global Intellectual Currents as Its Source 261 -- 9 The Crooked Timber of the Cherry 279 -- Summary 299 -- Appendix: List of Readings by Four Pilots 307
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