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Author Kadia, Miriam Kingsberg, 1981- author.

Title Into the field : human scientists of transwar Japan / Miriam Kingsberg Kadia.

Publication Info. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2020]

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 317 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : men of one age -- The origins of fieldwork in the Japanese Empire -- Group fieldwork in wartime -- Objectivity under the U.S. occupation -- From "race" to "culture" -- Others into Japanese -- Japanese into others -- Excavating national identity in the antipodes -- 1968 and the passing of the field generation.
Summary Into the Field is a collective biography of the generation of Japanese human scientists who created ""objective"" field knowledge of human diversity to support imperial expansionism and control before 1945, and modernization under U.S. auspices thereafter.
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Subject Anthropologists -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Anthropology -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Social scientists -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Social sciences -- Japan -- 20th century.
National characteristics, Japanese -- History -- 20th century.
Japan -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Kadia, Miriam Kingsberg, 1981- Into the field. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2019 9781503609082 (DLC) 2019018934
ISBN 9781503610620 electronic book
1503610624 electronic book
9781503609082 hardcover