The introduction proposes the framework of study, namely, to examine Yasukuni Shrine through its three components, Yasukuni the belief, Yasukuni the site, and Yasukuni the issue. It also outlines the key concepts that are woven throughout the main text: the relationship between memory and spatial practice, the discourse of victimhood, and the idea of postwar responsibility. The introduction also presents an overview of the book chapters.
Keywords: Asia-Pacific War, Yasukuni Shrine, Class A war criminals, collective memory, discourse of victimhood, counter-memory, war responsibility, postwar responsibility, effective history, cornerstone of peace
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