Kamikaze, cherry blossoms, and nationalisms the militarization of aesthetics in Japanese history /

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, E...

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Main Author: Ohnuki-Tierney, Emiko.
Format: Electronic Online Resource eBook
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Online Access:Ebook Central Academic Complete
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