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Acknowledgements vii Maps viii Introduction xv Part I National Identity 1 1 The Idea of Nation 3 2 Contemporary Culture Wars and National Identity 16 3 Nation Branding Confronts Troubling Realities 39 Part II Political Economy and Spectacle 57 4 Economic Nationalism 59 5 Democracy and Nationalism 88 6 Sports Nationalism 118 Part III Shackles of the Past 145 7 Chosen and Unchosen Traumas 147 8 Museums and Memorials 170 9 Textbook Nationalism and Memory Wars 196 Part IV Flashpoints and Fringes 217 10 Nationalism and Territorial Disputes 219 11 Nationalism and the Fringes 243 Select Bibliographical Guide to Nationalisms in Asia 273 Index 303

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Jeff Kingston is Professor of History and Director of Asian Studies at Temple University Japan Campus. He has written widely on modern Japanese history and Japan's relations with Asia. He is the author of Japan in Transformation 1952--2000 (2001). Japan's Quiet Transformation: Social Change and Civil Society in the 21st Century (2004), and Contemporary Japan: History, Politics, and Social Change since the 1980s (Wiley Blackwell, second edition, 2012). He is the editor of Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis in Japan (2012) and Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan (2014). He was a Fulbright scholar in Indonesia during the mid-1980s and has been traveling around and reporting on Asia since then, often providing commentary to international media on social and political developments in the region and writes a weekly column "Counterpoint" for the Japan Times.

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