Academic Papers on Japan & Japanese Issues

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Andy Warhol

  • 10 page paper

Andy Warhol was a bastion of improbability, an actor with the world as his stage and an artist who implemented the common into the guise of the extraordinary. The images that the world associates with Warhol include soup cans, brillo boxes, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe and Mao Tse-tung. This 10 page paper explores the life, ...

Japanese Music

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page research paper that examines the surprising prominence that Western music has gained over traditional Japanese forms since World War II, and shows that this pattern of appropriating the musical forms of other cultures is actually typical of the Japanese. The writer demonstrates that Japan has frequently borrowed from other cultures as the ...

A 14 page research paper on this work by a tenth-century Japanese woman who served as a lady-in-waiting at the Imperial Court. The writer demonstrates how Sie Shonagon's collection of anecdotes, reflections, aesthetic assessments and accounts of courtly life provide a window into life in medieval Japan. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 4 page paper provides an overview of the general leadership and characteristics of King Chulalongkorn of Thailand, Empress Dowager Cixi of China and the Meiji Emperor of Japan. This paper explores a comparison relative to their position in society and their capabilities as leaders. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 9 page paper that considers the Meiji Era and the Meiji constitution and Reischauer and Jensen's contention that they were a betrayal of democracy. This paper also suggests the inherent problems that have led to a questioning of the importance of democracy within the current political climate of Japan. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This fictitious, but historically accurate, diary of a Japanese biologist tells of atrocities that happened in the early twentieth century. Some information is included pertaining to religion, schools, customs and family life but the focus is on the inhumane experiments conducted in Japanese ruled Manchuria. Bibliography cites 5 sources.

A 9 page discussion of the history of Japan with particular emphasis on her economy, both past and present. Bibliography lists four sources.

A 5 page researching the reasons for the fall of the Tokugawa Bakufu. The Tokugawa brought two centuries of peace to Japan and then became obsolete. The demands of other nations and the demands within the country led to the 15th Tokugawa Shogun turning the power back to the Emperor. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper synthesizing two books --Feudalism in Japan by Peter Duus and the Anthology of Japanese Literature by Donald Keene. It makes observations, not only about the history of feudal Japan, but about the nature of history itself. Bibliography lists two sources (the books themselves).

Comfort Women

  • 10 page paper

During the occupation of Asia by the Japanese prior to and during World War Two women of the occupied countries were abducted and forced into prostitution for the 'comfort' of Japanese soldiers. The government has admitted complicity in this crime against humanity but refuses to admit responsibility nor allot restitution. This 10 page paper asserts ...

A 4 page research essay on the Meiji, Tokugawa, and Amae periods (1550-1668, mid-1900). The writer discusses this in terms of historical revisionism and relationship to U.S. policy. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 5 page research paper examines the 1939 Battle of Nomanhan border dispute between the Soviet and Japanese armies. Specifically discussed are the causes of the underlying causes of the battle, what took place, and its impact. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 7 page paper discussing Japans reasons for entering the war. It talks about why, and how Japan became involved, and why they weren't successful.

A 6 page paper discussing how the decision to use atomic bombs on Japanese cities saved lives. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 10 page overview of the history and impacts of the destruction of Hiroshima in 1945. This paper demonstrates the physical destruction that occured and the lasting implications of this kind of action. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

In this 13 page research paper, the writer presents an in-depth analysis into the historic importance of the Hiroshima Diary -- written by a Japanese physician soon after the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Bibliography lists 12+ sources.

This 19 page research paper examines the role of Japanese women in their society and how that role has changed since the conclusion of World War II. Article 14 of the Japanese constitution was a major landmark in helping to improve conditions for women and various other laws & events have helped to increase women's ...

The Japanese Consulate

  • 12 page paper

This 12 page paper discusses the function, policies and organizational structure of the Japanese Consulate.

7 pages in length. An historical discussion beginning with the rise of Japanese imperialism in the late nineteenth century after the arrival of U.S. Matthew C. Perry and ending with the decline of Japanese Imperialism at the end of World War II. The writer also examines some of the steps that have since been taken ...

In 4 pages, the writer discusses whether 1945 should be seen as a break in historical continuity or whether pre and post 1945 history should be analyzed in terms of historic continuity [Japan]. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

In 4 pages the author discusses the movie "Family Game" (Kanoku Geemu) and the post war Japanese society. No additional sources cited.

A 6 page essay examining Japan's current trend away from the farms and into the cities. Family farms are being worked by owners well past working age while the families' children are opting for the life of the city, which seems to be freer and easier to live. The paper includes an analogy between the ...

A 17 page research paper examining the Japanese educational system, focusing on the government-controlled elementary curriculum. Though the Japanese high school system is in reform to upgrade their levels of achievement scores in the humanities, the entire world is aware that the Japanese scores in science and mathematics are consistently the highest in the ...

A 40 page research paper which examines in detail the British and Japanese parliamentary systems. The writer demonstrates that the two systems have many similar charactertistics as well as some signficant differences which stem largely from the fact that the Japanese Constitution was written not by the Japanese, but by American Occupation forces after World ...

The continuance of current Japanese-U.S. relations as likely is the premise of this 6 page argument. Several issues are explored including cultural differences, trade agreements, and the positions of both the United States and Japan in the new world order. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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