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The China Factor in Modern Japanese Thought
The Case of Tachibana Shiraki, 1881-1945
The China Factor in Modern Japanese Thought
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Lincoln Li - Author
SUNY series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture
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Hardcover - 171 pages
Release Date: July 1996
ISBN10: 0-7914-3039-1
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-3039-2

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Paperback - 171 pages
Release Date: July 1996
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Examines the ideas of Tachibana Shiraki (1881-1945), a revisionist within the Japanese Kangaku tradition, which focused on incorporating Chinese elements into Japanese culture. Tachibana advocated the study of popular culture as the key to understanding contemporary society.

"Li has done an excellent job explaining how a Japanese political thinker can develop a program for China's future which rejects Western liberalism, communism, and Japanese militarism. Li also successfully conveys the complexity of Japanese political thought concerning China's role in the pan-Asian movement and the Greater East Asia co-Prosperity Sphere. He carefully portrays Tachibana's controversial ideas and their influence on political thinkers and activists during a volatile historical period." -- June Grasso, Boston University

The China Factor in Modern Japanese Thought examines the ideas of Tachibana Shiraki, 1881-1945, a revisionist within the Japanese Kangaku tradition, which focused on incorporating Chinese elements into Japanese culture. Tachibana advocated the study of popular culture as the key to understanding contemporary society.

When militarism was on the ascendant, Tachibana was a vocal critic of military solutions. Yet his services were sought for by the radical elements of the Japanese military he criticized. Through his writings we gain a clearer view of the continuing processes of policy debate in occupied Manchuria. Tachibana articulated his faith that the historical destinies of China and Japan were joined, and much of his career was engaged in persuading his countrymen that Japan should use its influence to promote social and economic reforms in China, and act as a positive force to facilitate the Chinese revolution as the means of cultivating a lasting Japanese influence.

Lincoln Li is Senior Lecturer in the History Department of Monash University in Australia. He is the author of Student Nationalism in China, 1924-1949, also published by SUNY Press; The Japanese Army in North China, 1937-1941; and Japan over Manchuria, 1931-1936.


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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. Introduction: The East-West Debate

2. In Search of Chinese Social and National Consciousness

3. On Sun Yatsen and the Nationalist Revolution

4. The Political Landscape in Manchuria and Northern China, 1931-1937

5. Agrarianism and the New Agrarianism, 1931-1941

6. The Rural Cooperative Debate

7. Mounting Intolerance

8. Japan and Regional Leadership

9. Conclusions

Notes

Glossary

Bibliography

Index



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