Beyond mimesis: Japan and the uses of political ideology in Singapore

Simon Avenell*

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    In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued to loom large in the national imagination of many of her East Asian neighbours. While for many, Japan still conjures up images of rampant military brutality, at different times and in different communities, alternative images of the Japanese �Other� have vied for predominance � in ways that remain poorly understood, not least within Japan itself.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationImagining Japan in Post-War East Asia
    Subtitle of host publicationIdentity Politics, Schooling and Popular Culture
    PublisherTaylor and Francis
    Number of pages20
    ISBN (Print)9781315883038
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014


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