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Kamikaze, cherry blossoms, and nationalisms : the militarization of aesthetics in Japanese history / Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney.

Author/Creator:
Ohnuki-Tierney, Emiko.
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 411 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Kamikaze airplanes.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Education and the war.
Fighter pilots -- Japan.
College students -- Japan.
Contents:
The symbolism of cherry blossoms in pre-Meiji Japan
The road to pro rege et patria mori: naturalization of imperial nationalism
The making of the tokkōtai pilots
Nationalisms, patriotisms, and the role of aesthetics in Méconnaissance.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-399) and index.
ISBN:
0226620905
0226620913 (pbk.)
OCLC:
48892404
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