Intro Contents Note to the Reader Introduction: World War, Diary Writing, and the Self 1. Talk about Heroes: Military Diaries in the Modern World 2. Self- Mobilization and the Discipline of the Battlefield: The Battle for Shanghai and Northern China 3. Assembling the "New Order": Reconstitution of Self through Diary Writing 4. The Unbearable Likeness of Being: The Transnational Phenomenon of Self-Discipline during the Pacific War 5. The Physics of Writing War: Recording the Destruction of the Japanese Empire 6. The Consequences of Self-Discipline: Postwar Historical Memory and Veterans' Narratives Conclusion: The Peril of Self-Discipline Abbreviations Notes Bibliography of War Diaries Acknowledgments Index.
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