Japan's rituals of remembrance 50 years after the Pacific War : a film / by John Nelson.

This film explores the shaping of Japan's collective memories via two public commemorations : in Nagasaki, a ritual for victims of the atomic bombing ; in Tokyo, the Yasukuni Shrine acknowledges the spirits of the dead. Various people are interviewed who comment about the war and their experien...

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Other Authors: Nelson, John K.
Format: Video VHS
Language:English
Published: [Austin, Tex. : University of Texas at Austin, Dept. of Asian Studies [Distributor], 1997, c1996.
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Summary:This film explores the shaping of Japan's collective memories via two public commemorations : in Nagasaki, a ritual for victims of the atomic bombing ; in Tokyo, the Yasukuni Shrine acknowledges the spirits of the dead. Various people are interviewed who comment about the war and their experiences or feelings, and additional remembrances are included.
Physical Description:1 videocassette (ca. 30 min.) : sd., col. with b & w sequences 1/2 in.
Format:VHS
Production Credits:Additional camera, Fujimoto Kosaku ; Nagasaki International Broadcasting Corporation.