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Japan and Reconciliation in Post-war Asia
The Murayama Statement and Its Implications
Japan and Reconciliation in Post-war Asia considers former Japanese prime minister Tomiichi Murayama's 1995 apology statement, the height of Japan's post-war apology, and examines its implications for memory, international relations, and reconciliation in Asia. Taking a comparative approach and situating discussion within broader debates about war, apology, and reconciliation, this volume bring together insider perspectives from Japan, China, Korea, and Taiwan, shedding light on how Japan's post-war apology discourse developed, what it achieved, what its limitations are, and what its future implications will be.
131 pages; ISBN 9781137301239
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