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The International Minimum: Creativity and Contradiction in Japan's Global Engagement, 1933-1964

Jessamyn R. Abel

Abstract

For most of the twentieth century, a rhetoric of international cooperation for peace and stability persisted as the lingua franca of foreign relations in Japan and around the world, even during the years of rampant nationalisms and global war. The advocacy and practice of multilateral cooperation, though attenuated and often distorted and abused, did not disappear during the years of aggression and war, but instead were channeled into new and unexpected directions. A broad view of international relations—one that takes into account but also looks beyond the official sites of multilateral coope ... More

Keywords: internationalism, imperialism, League of Nations, United Nations, cultural exchange, Olympics, Pan-Asianism, Bandung Conference

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780824841072
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824841072.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jessamyn R. Abel, author
Pennsylvania State University