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In the realm of a dying emperor

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Vintage Books , New York
Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, 1901-, Nationalism -- Japan., Japan -- Politics and government -- 1945-, Japan -- Social life and customs --

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Japan, J

StatementNorma Field.
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LC ClassificationsDS889.15 .F54 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 280 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1567065M
ISBN 100679741895
LC Control Number91051190

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 telling the stories of three unlikely dissenters: a supermarket owner who burned the national flag; an aging widow who challenged the state's "deification" of fallen soldiers; and the mayor of Cited by: In the realm of a dying emperor User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

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In the Realm of a Dying Emperor: Japan at Century’s End is the book of historical nonfiction written by Japanese-American scholar Norma Field. Following the death of hallowed Japanese Emperor Hirohito inField attempts to analyze and understand the role of Emperor Hirohito in Japanese society.

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 telling the stories of three unlikely dissenters: a supermarket owner who burned the national flag; an aging widow who challenged the state's "deification" of fallen soldiers; and the mayor of Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

About In the Realm of a Dying Emperor. When the Emperor Hirohito died inJapanese newspapers had to use a special, exalted word In the realm of a dying emperor book refer to his death, and had to depict his life uncritically, as one beginning in turbulence but ending in magnificent accomplishment.

A provocative, multileveled ``meditation'' on Emperor Hirohito's death, raising dark questions about Japan's war guilt in the context of its triumphant prosperity today.

As the child of a Japanese woman and an American soldier, Field (East Asian Studies/Univ. of Chicago) tells a story of postwar Japan inextricably linked to her own. She grew up in Tokyo, in her Author: Norma Field.

Realm of a Dying Emperor The Emperor of Japan represents Japanese history and culture, but when Emperor Hirohito died in January ofhe had become a symbol for Japan's development into one of the world's largest economic powers.

In effect, the Emperor was the physical embodiment of the nation, and the nation's success was reflected in the people's. In the realm of a dying emperor User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Field, the daughter of a Japanese mother and an American father and currently an associate professor of East Asian studies at the University of Chicago, returned to Japan for a year's study just prior 5/5(1).

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In the Realm of a Dying Emperor, by Norma Field () presents a ômeditationö on HirohitoÆs death in the atmosphere that prevailed in Japan during this death. Within this context the deaths in the Pacific War and the death of the quality of life in daily routines were also examined.

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Field assesses a post war Japan that is still struggling with its history at the end of the twentieth century and raises dark questions about Japan's war guilt and disillusionment in the context of.

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