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The Resource The quest for the lost nation : writing history in Germany and Japan in the American century, Sebastian Conrad ; translated by Alan Nothnagle

The quest for the lost nation : writing history in Germany and Japan in the American century, Sebastian Conrad ; translated by Alan Nothnagle

Label
The quest for the lost nation : writing history in Germany and Japan in the American century
Title
The quest for the lost nation
Title remainder
writing history in Germany and Japan in the American century
Statement of responsibility
Sebastian Conrad ; translated by Alan Nothnagle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Highly praised when published in Germany, The Quest for the Lost Nation is a brilliant chronicle of Germany's and Japan's struggles to reclaim a defeated national past. Sebastian Conrad compares the ways German and Japanese scholars revised national history after World War II in the shadows of fascism, surrender, and American occupation. Defeat in 1945 marked the death of the national past in both countries, yet, as Conrad proves, historians did not abandon national perspectives during reconstruction. Quite the opposite--the nation remained hidden at the center of texts as scholars tried to mak
Member of
Cataloging source
OSU
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Conrad, Sebastian
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the German
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The California world history library
Series volume
12
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  • Cold War (1945-1989)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Historiography
  • Historiography
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cold War
  • Cold War
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Historiography
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Social aspects
  • Germany
  • Japan
Label
The quest for the lost nation : writing history in Germany and Japan in the American century, Sebastian Conrad ; translated by Alan Nothnagle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction; 1. Mapping Postwar Historiography in Germany and Japan; 2. The Origin of the Nation: Bismarck, Meiji Ishin, and the Subject of History; 3. The Nation as Victim: Writing the History of National Socialism and Japanese Fascism; 4. The Invention of Contemporary History; 5. The Temporalization of Space: Germany and Japan between East and West; 6. History and Memory: Germany and Japan, 1945-2000; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn654118565
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (392 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520945814
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt5rqm
  • 74ac4537-e6bf-415d-9ea2-246a1521d28d
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654118565
Label
The quest for the lost nation : writing history in Germany and Japan in the American century, Sebastian Conrad ; translated by Alan Nothnagle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction; 1. Mapping Postwar Historiography in Germany and Japan; 2. The Origin of the Nation: Bismarck, Meiji Ishin, and the Subject of History; 3. The Nation as Victim: Writing the History of National Socialism and Japanese Fascism; 4. The Invention of Contemporary History; 5. The Temporalization of Space: Germany and Japan between East and West; 6. History and Memory: Germany and Japan, 1945-2000; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn654118565
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (392 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520945814
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttt5rqm
  • 74ac4537-e6bf-415d-9ea2-246a1521d28d
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654118565

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