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Yasukuni the War Dead and the Struggle for Japan's Past

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Yasukuni the War Dead and the Struggle for Japan's Past - Breen, John (Editor)
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This book is the first authoritative volume in English on Yasukuni, the controversial Shinto shrine in the heart of Tokyo, dedicated to the Japanese war dead. Twelve convicted and two suspected Class A war criminals are enshrined at Yasukuni, while the shrine's museum narrates an account of Japan's actions in the Second World War that is best described as revisionist. Visits to the shrine by cabinet members often set off protests at home and abroad, especially in China, Korea and Taiwan, and Yasukuni remains a source of ...

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Yasukuni the War Dead and the Struggle for Japan's Past 2008, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199328031

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