In the Realm of a Dying Emperor

In the Realm of a Dying Emperor

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When the Emperor Hirohito died in 1989, Japanese newspapers had to use a special, exalted word to refer to his death, and had to depict his life uncritically, as one beginning in turbulence but ending in magnificent accomplishment. To do otherwise would have exposed them to terrorism from the vigilant right wing. Yet this insightful book by a Japanese-American scholar who grew up in both cultures reveals the hidden fault lines in the realm of the dying emperor by… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (February 09, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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