The Resource Constructing East Asia : technology, ideology, and empire in Japan's wartime era, 1931-1945, Aaron Stephen Moore, (ebook)

Constructing East Asia : technology, ideology, and empire in Japan's wartime era, 1931-1945, Aaron Stephen Moore, (ebook)

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Constructing East Asia : technology, ideology, and empire in Japan's wartime era, 1931-1945
Title
Constructing East Asia
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technology, ideology, and empire in Japan's wartime era, 1931-1945
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Aaron Stephen Moore
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eng
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The conventional understanding of Japanese wartime ideology has for years been summed up by just a few words: anti-modern, spiritualist, and irrational. Yet such a cut-and-dried picture is not at all reflective of the principles that guided national policy from 1931-1945. Challenging the status quo, Constructing East Asia examines how Japanese intellectuals, bureaucrats, and engineers used technology as a system of power and mobilization-what historian Aaron Moore terms a "technological imaginary"-to rally people in Japan and its expanding empire. By analyzing how these different actors defined technology in public discourse, national policies, and large-scale infrastructure projects, Moore reveals wartime elites as far more calculated in thought and action than previous scholarship allows. Moreover, Moore positions the wartime origins of technology deployment as an essential part of the country's national policy and identity, upending another predominant narrative-namely, that technology did not play a modernizing role in Japan until the "economic miracle" of the postwar years
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Midwest
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1972-
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Moore, Aaron Stephen
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303.48/3095209043
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Technology
  • Technology and state
  • Japan
  • Public works
  • Fascism
  • Japan
  • World War, 1939-1945
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adult
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Constructing East Asia : technology, ideology, and empire in Japan's wartime era, 1931-1945, Aaron Stephen Moore, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9780804786690
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11891513
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11891513
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MWT11891513
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Constructing East Asia : technology, ideology, and empire in Japan's wartime era, 1931-1945, Aaron Stephen Moore, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804786690
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891513
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891513
System control number
MWT11891513
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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