Tag: New Books in Military History

Akiko Takenaka, “Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan’s Unending Postwar” (U. of Hawaii Press, 2015)

Carla Nappi , August 24th, 2016

Akiko Takenaka’s new book looks carefully at Yasukuni Shrine as a war memorial, examining its role in waging war, honoring the dead, promoting peace, and building a modern…

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Azar Gat, “War in Human Civilization” (Oxford UP, 2006)

Marshall Poe , July 15th, 2010

Historians don’t generally like the idea of “human nature.” We tend to believe that people are intrinsically malleable, that they have no innate “drives,” “instinct… Visit New Books…

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