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Author Moore, Aaron Stephen
Title Constructing East Asia : Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan's Wartime Era, 1931-1945
Imprint Redwood City : Stanford University Press, 2013
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: The Technological Imaginary of Imperial Japan -- 1. Revolutionary Technologies of Life -- 2. Technologies of Asian Development -- 3. Constructing the Continent -- 4. Damming the Empire -- 5. Designing the Social Mechanism -- Epilogue: Legacies of Techno-Fascism and Techno-Imperialism in Postwar Japan -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index
Through an analysis of public discourse, national policies, and large-scale infrastructure projects, this book examines how Japanese intellectuals, bureaucrats, and engineers created a "technological imaginary" during the wartime era (1931-1945) to mobilize people for war and empire
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Moore, Aaron Stephen Constructing East Asia : Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan's Wartime Era, 1931-1945 Redwood City : Stanford University Press,c2013 9780804785396
Subject Technology -- Political aspects -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.;Technology and state -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.;Public works -- East Asia -- History -- 20th century.;Fascism -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.;World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan.;Japan -- Colonies -- Asia -- History -- 20th century.;Japan -- History -- 1926-1945
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