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"Examines historical episodes in the interactions between the United States and Japan from 1890 to 2006, focusing on naval stategy before and during World War II and transpacific racism. Asada analyes both American and Japanese perceptions of Pearl Harbor and the atomic bomb controversy"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-276) and index.
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Reverse culture shock : a personal note Cherry blossoms and the yellow peril : American images of Japan during the 1920s Alfred T. Mahan : navalist, imperialist, and racist Between the old diplomacy and the new, 1918-1922 : the Washington system and the origins of Japanese-American rapprochement From Washington to London : the Imperial Japanese Navy and the politics of naval limitation, 1921-1930 The Japanese Navy's road to Pearl Harbor, 1931-1941 The shock of the atomic bomb and Japan's decision to surrender a reconsideration Addendum : a note on Hasegawa's Racing the enemy : the mushroom cloud and national psyches : Japanese and American perceptions of the atomic bomb decision a reconsideration, 1945-2006 Addendum : student polls on the A-bomb decision.