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In fall 1997 the Center for Japanese Studies at The University of Michigan celebrated its fiftieth anniversary. The November symposium featured more than fifty speakers, moderators, and musicians who celebrated the occasion and offered reminiscences on the Center's multifaceted scholarly and professional missions, discussions of the accomplishments of its al-umni/ae, and perspectives on wartime and postwar Japan-U.S. relations. As the first American interdisciplinary institute devoted to education and research on Japan, The University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies has a path-making legacy. This volume, which includes the public presentations from the November 1997 symposium, reflects that legacy and the university's long and continuing involvement in Asia, which dates back to the 1870s.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
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  1. Note on Personal Names
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  1. Preface
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  1. Opening Remarks
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  1. Pioneering Japanese Studies
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  1. Moderator's Comments
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  1. In War and Peace: Japanese Studies and I
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  1. A Personal View of the Impact of the Center for Japanese Studies on Academia and United States Foreign Policy
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  1. Japan: Twelve Doors to a Life
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  1. The Bridges of Washtenaw County, or I Remember Yamagiwa
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  1. Fate, Timing, Luck
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  1. Moderator's Comments
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  1. Reflections on the Origins of the Center for Japanese Studies: A Tribute to Robert Burnett Hall (1896-1975)
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  1. Perspectives on Village Japan
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  1. Personal Reflections, 1950
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  1. Tozama among Fudai: A Cornellian in Okayama
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  1. Personal Reminiscences
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  1. Remembrances of Michigan
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  1. Keynote Speech
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  1. Present at the Creation of the Japanese Constitution
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  1. Connecting with the Professional World
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  1. Japanese Economic Studies: From Marginal to Mainstream
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  1. Japanese Economic Studies: A European Perspective
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  1. Studying the Japanese Economy: Michigan Origins
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  1. Moderator's Comments
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  1. Connecting with the Japanese Economy through Law
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  1. Connecting with the Professional World
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  1. Japan Center as Campus Catalyst
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  1. Law and History
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  1. The Frustrations and Promise of a Career Involved with U.S.-Japan Economic Relations
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  1. From Household Enterprise to the Professional World of Business: An Anthropological Journey
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  1. Learning from Japan: From Toyota City to the Motor City— Twenty Years of Learning about Each Other
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  1. Twin Displeasure on Two Sides of the Pacific
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  1. Looking Ahead to a New Global Age
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  1. Marx vs. Area Studies: Social Science Illusions
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  1. The Politics of Modernism in Japan: Once Again the Problem of Fascism
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  1. The Paranoid Style in Japanese Foreign Policy
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  1. My Middle University
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  1. War and Ethnicity in the Study of Modern Japan
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  1. Internationalism in Interwar Japanese Financial Politics
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  1. Discovering Korea at Michigan: The Making of an Interarea Historian
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  1. Japanese Studies in Korea: Past Developments and Future Prospects
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  1. Japanese Studies in the United States: The 1990s and Beyond
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  1. Contributors
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780472901920
Related ISBN
9780939512959
MARC Record
OCLC
1184509009
Launched on MUSE
2020-09-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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