Evaluating Evidence : A Positivist Approach to Reading Sources on Modern Japan

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-05-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr

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Author Biography

George Akita is professor emeritus in the Department of History, University of Hawai'i

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Japan's Postwar Positivists The IHKM and YAKM Projectsp. 9
Reading Primary Documents Letters, Ikensho, Nikki, and Memoirs-the Pitfallsp. 30
Hara Kei Nikki and Eiin Hara Kei Nikki Compared Typos and Other Problemsp. 53
Now That We Have These Primary Sourcesp. 65
John W. Dower and Herbert P. Bixp. 125
Concluding Remarksp. 164
Notesp. 169
Glossaryp. 227
Bibliographyp. 233
Indexp. 257
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