Book Discussion on Leaves From An Autumn Of Emergencies: Diaries of Ordinary Japanese

Professor Yamashita talked about his book Leaves from an Autumn of Emergencies: Selections from the Wartime Diaries of Ordinary Japanese,… read more

Professor Yamashita talked about his book Leaves from an Autumn of Emergencies: Selections from the Wartime Diaries of Ordinary Japanese, published by University of Hawaii Press. He translated diary entries written by Japanese citizens during World War II. The author explained that he chose diaries kept by a Tokyo housewife, an elderly businessman, a teenager, and a member of the army to portray life on the home front. Professor Yamashita showed photograph slides during his presentation. Following his remarks, he responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Leaves From An Autumn Of Emergencies: Diaries of Ordinary Japanese

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189610-1
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Nov 14, 2005
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 2006

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  • Nov 14, 2005 | 2:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 03, 2005 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 28, 2006 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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