Nationalism clouds WWII memories in Asia, says Stanford scholar


Background image: Japanese wartime era postcard depicting the seizure of Rehe in northern China in late 1937.
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Daniel C. Sneider

In a new co-edited volume, Gi-Wook Shin and Daniel C. Sneider of FSI’s Shorenstein APARC and Daniel Chirot of the University of Washington compare the historical legacy of the Second World War in the Asian and European theaters. They provide unique, timely insight on the lasting influence of that wartime period, exploring the depth of its effects on contemporary attitudes and geopolitics.