ERIC Number: EJ522235
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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History Textbook Reform in Allied Occupation Japan, 1945-52.
Thakur, Yoko H.
History of Education Quarterly, v35 n3 p261-78 Fall 1995
Observes that, although textbook reform in occupied Japan originally supported democratic principles of openness and competition, it later became a mechanism for anticommunist censorship. Maintains that interpretations of Japan's military conduct remain highly politicized and controversial. (MJP)
Descriptors: Censorship, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Curriculum Development, Democratic Values, Disarmament, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Peace, Political Socialization, Politics of Education, Textbook Bias, Textbook Content, Textbook Evaluation, World History, World War II
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan