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Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (4): 554–589.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Chihyung Jeon This article examines the techno-cultural process of accommodating, training, and qualifying the Japanese as pilots responsible for Pacific flights in the decade after the end of the allied occupation of Japan in 1952. There were two related modes of qualifying Japanese pilots, both...
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Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (4): 511–523.
Published: 01 November 2019
... historical accounts, including accounts of the nation state. This interpretive frame is vital in understanding the Japan-U.S. relationship in the twentieth century and the critical role of the Pacific Ocean therein. The special issue includes a preface from Marc S. Rodriguez, this introduction by Martin...
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Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (4): 590–618.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and into the world of foreign relations, this article investigates the complicated dynamics of science, material culture, and power during this critical juncture in the United States’ engagement with Japan. © 2019 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2019 Science diplomacy space race...
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Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (4): 619–658.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Colin Garvey In 1982, Japan launched its Fifth Generation Computer Systems project (FGCS), designed to develop intelligent software that would run on novel computer hardware. As the first national, large-scale artificial intelligence (AI) research and development (R&D) project to be free from...
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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (3): 443–471.
Published: 01 August 2017
... exhibit greater expectations as patrons of battlefield tourism. Their writing displays less interest in a meaningful cultural exchange with the Islanders. This trend may parallel the asymmetry of political and economic power between Japan and the Pacific Islands. © 2017 by the Pacific Coast Branch...
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Pacific Historical Review (2015) 84 (4): 478–516.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of Japan’s state-sponsored cultural initiative was the Society for International Cultural Relations ( Kokusai Bunka Shinkōkai , or KBS). By drawing attention to Japan’s historically esteemed cultural traditions, Japan’s leaders hoped to improve the nation’s image and leverage international power. Critical...
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Pacific Historical Review (2014) 83 (2): 350–372.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Greg Dvorak There is a profound lack of awareness among younger generations about Japan’s prewar engagement with the Pacific Islands, let alone other colonial sites, yet arguably, this amnesia is not a spontaneous phenomenon. Forgetting about Micronesia and erasing it from the Japanese mass...
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Pacific Historical Review (2014) 83 (1): 57–91.
Published: 01 February 2014
... of the University of California 2014 Asian Americans urban history culture racial formation Japan architecture Pacific world Rebuilding Japantown: Japanese Americans in Transpacific San Francisco during the Cold War MEREDITH ODA The author teaches at the University of Nevada, Reno. This article...
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Pacific Historical Review (2013) 82 (2): 175–214.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kazuhiro Oharazeki Prostitution became a thriving business in Japan and Japanese migrant communities in the western United States in the last years of the nineteenth century, and Japanese reformers organized against it on both sides of the Pacific to protect Japan’s reputation as a “civilized...