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Department
History
Course
HIS284H5
Professor
Tong Lam
Semester
Fall

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From Hot war to the Cold War Anew kind of warfare - Mass mobilization  Imperialism  Nationalism  Fascism - Racism + Technology -> extermination  Dehumanization  Comfort women / Nanjing Massacre  Bio-chemical weapons  Atomic Bombs and firebombing American Occupation of Japan (1945-1952) - Japan’s surrender  The Question of Reasonability  Emperor Hirohito (Emperor Showa) (1901-89)  The meanings of the war  GreaterAsia-Pacific War  Pacific War  China (Civil) War (1927-1937) & (1945-1949) and Nanjing Massacre In the late nineteenth century, in order to avoid being colonized, Japan itself became a colonizer. Its war with China and later the US was the outcome of that process. This war did not solve Japan’s ultimate resentment against Western Imperialism. 3Ds and their reversal - General MacArthur - Demilitarization  New Constitution (Article 9) - Democratization  Labor movement and the re-emergence of the Left - Decentralization  Emperor  Zaibatsu (business conglomerates) Cold War - Communist victory in China (1949) - Korean War (1950-1953) - Reverse Course (end of the 3Ds) - US-Japan Security Treaty (1951)  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Security_Treaty_Between_the_United_States_and_Japan - Independence and the end of the occupation  Okinawa 
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