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The Resource Edwin O. Reischauer and the American discovery of Japan, George R. Packard

Edwin O. Reischauer and the American discovery of Japan, George R. Packard

Label
Edwin O. Reischauer and the American discovery of Japan
Title
Edwin O. Reischauer and the American discovery of Japan
Statement of responsibility
George R. Packard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1961, President Kennedy named Edwin O. Reischauer the U.S. Ambassador to Japan. Already deeply intimate with the country, Reischauer hoped to establish a more equal partnership with Japan, which had long been maligned in the American imagination. Reischauer pushed his fellow citizens to abandon caricature and stereotype and recognize Japan as a peace-loving democracy. Though his efforts were often condemned for being ""too soft, "" the immensity of his influence (and the truth of his arguments) can be felt today. Having worked as Reischauer's special assistant in Tokyo, George
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Packard, George R
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reischauer, Edwin O.
  • Reischauer, Edwin O.
  • Japanologists
  • Scholars
  • Ambassadors
  • Japan
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Ambassadors
  • International relations
  • Japanologists
  • Scholars
  • Japan
  • United States
  • Political Science, other
  • Political Science
  • Social Sciences
Label
Edwin O. Reischauer and the American discovery of Japan, George R. Packard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Edwin O. Reischauer and the American Discovery of Japan; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1Born in Japan; 2 Japan, "the Dark Side of the Moon"; 3 On the Trail of Ennin; 4 The Scholar at War; 5 A Time of Large Ideas; 6 A Family Tragedy and a New Start; 7 A Time to "Put Up or Shut Up!"; 8 One Shining Moment; 9 A Darkening Sky; 10 A Hard Landing; 11 Nearing the River's Mouth; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn682282717
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 351 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231512770
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 9786612872136
  • 10.7312/pack14354
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 287213
  • 22573/ctt2715br
  • ad60654d-6bd2-44b4-99f3-288712b841ff
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)682282717
Label
Edwin O. Reischauer and the American discovery of Japan, George R. Packard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Edwin O. Reischauer and the American Discovery of Japan; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1Born in Japan; 2 Japan, "the Dark Side of the Moon"; 3 On the Trail of Ennin; 4 The Scholar at War; 5 A Time of Large Ideas; 6 A Family Tragedy and a New Start; 7 A Time to "Put Up or Shut Up!"; 8 One Shining Moment; 9 A Darkening Sky; 10 A Hard Landing; 11 Nearing the River's Mouth; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn682282717
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 351 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231512770
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 9786612872136
  • 10.7312/pack14354
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 287213
  • 22573/ctt2715br
  • ad60654d-6bd2-44b4-99f3-288712b841ff
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)682282717

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