The Resource Kamikaze, cherry blossoms, and nationalisms : the militarization of aesthetics in Japanese history, Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, (electronic resource)

Kamikaze, cherry blossoms, and nationalisms : the militarization of aesthetics in Japanese history, Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, (electronic resource)

Label
Kamikaze, cherry blossoms, and nationalisms : the militarization of aesthetics in Japanese history
Title
Kamikaze, cherry blossoms, and nationalisms
Title remainder
the militarization of aesthetics in Japanese history
Statement of responsibility
Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Why did almost one thousand highly educated ""student soldiers"" volunteer to serve in Japan's tokkotai (kamikaze) operations near the end of World War II, even though Japan was losing the war? In this fascinating study of the role of symbolism and aesthetics in totalitarian ideology, Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney shows how the state manipulated the time-honored Japanese symbol of the cherry blossom to convince people that it was their honor to ""die like beautiful falling cherry petals"" for the emperor. Drawing on diaries never before published in English, Ohnuki-Tierney describes
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ohnuki-Tierney, Emiko
Dewey number
  • 306.270952
  • 940.54/4952/0922
  • 940.5449520922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
D792.J3
LC item number
O26 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kamikaze airplanes
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Kamikaze pilots
  • College students
Label
Kamikaze, cherry blossoms, and nationalisms : the militarization of aesthetics in Japanese history, Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-399) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction 1 -- Part 1: THE SYMBOLISM OF CHERRY BLOSSOMS IN PRE-MEIJI JAPAN -- The Field of Meaning, Images, and Aesthetics 27 -- Part 2: THE ROAD TO PRO REGE ET PATRIA MORI: -- NATURALIZATION OF IMPERIAL NATIONALISM -- 2 The Emperor's Two Bodies: Sovereignty, Theocracy, and Militarization 61 -- 3 The Militarization of Cherry Blossoms: Cherry Blossoms as the Souls of Fallen Soldiers 102 -- 4 The Militarization of the Masses 125 -- Part 3: THE MAKING OF THE TOKKOTAI PILOTS -- 5 The Tokkotai Operation 157 -- 6 Five Tokkotai Pilots 186 -- Part 4: NATIONALISMS, PATRIOTISMS, AND THE ROLE OF AESTHETICS IN MECONNAISSANCE -- 7 State Nationalism and Naturalization Processes 245 -- 8 Patriotism: Global Intellectual Currents as Its Source 261 -- 9 The Crooked Timber of the Cherry 279 -- Summary 299 -- Appendix: List of Readings by Four Pilots 307
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (441 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226620688
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000033504
  • (EBL)557576
  • (OCoLC)648760888
  • (SSID)ssj0000421504
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11327937
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000421504
  • (PQKBWorkID)10406460
  • (PQKB)10185237
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC557576
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000033504
Label
Kamikaze, cherry blossoms, and nationalisms : the militarization of aesthetics in Japanese history, Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-399) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction 1 -- Part 1: THE SYMBOLISM OF CHERRY BLOSSOMS IN PRE-MEIJI JAPAN -- The Field of Meaning, Images, and Aesthetics 27 -- Part 2: THE ROAD TO PRO REGE ET PATRIA MORI: -- NATURALIZATION OF IMPERIAL NATIONALISM -- 2 The Emperor's Two Bodies: Sovereignty, Theocracy, and Militarization 61 -- 3 The Militarization of Cherry Blossoms: Cherry Blossoms as the Souls of Fallen Soldiers 102 -- 4 The Militarization of the Masses 125 -- Part 3: THE MAKING OF THE TOKKOTAI PILOTS -- 5 The Tokkotai Operation 157 -- 6 Five Tokkotai Pilots 186 -- Part 4: NATIONALISMS, PATRIOTISMS, AND THE ROLE OF AESTHETICS IN MECONNAISSANCE -- 7 State Nationalism and Naturalization Processes 245 -- 8 Patriotism: Global Intellectual Currents as Its Source 261 -- 9 The Crooked Timber of the Cherry 279 -- Summary 299 -- Appendix: List of Readings by Four Pilots 307
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (441 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226620688
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000033504
  • (EBL)557576
  • (OCoLC)648760888
  • (SSID)ssj0000421504
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11327937
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000421504
  • (PQKBWorkID)10406460
  • (PQKB)10185237
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC557576
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000033504

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