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This is not the place to unravel the intricacies of these interrelated narrative strategies; to do so would, in any event, require an entirely different book. Instead, it must suffice to survey briefly some of the conceptual sources for national identity prior to the Meiji Restoration, and to simply appeal to the need to always historicize assertions of national identity. The Bakumatsu Years and the Preconditions of National Identity Although the nation of Japan is a recent construct, the term by which we signify the Japanese nation today is of ancient origin.

Those today who follow this line of argument almost always end up implicitly supporting ethnic nationalism in substance even while disavowing the form. After the 1960 US-Japan Security Treaty Revision riots (“Anpo”), which had brought together rightist and leftist nationalists in a joint effort to protest what was seen as a violation of Japanese national sovereignty (both by the Treaty itself and by the Kishi government’s handling of the revision process), a new voice emerged in Japanese nationalism theory.

Undeniably, he was drawing on Stalin’s instrumental approach to nationalism, extolling ethnic nationalism as a nationalism of the people (specifically, of the “working class”) that was in opposition to, and oppressed by, a nationalism cynically deployed by the ruling class. But T yama did more than simply apply Stalin’s theory of nationalism to Japan. He explicitly labeled reactionary nationalism in Japan as “ultra nationalism” (he uses the English word), thereby appearing to align himself with Maruyama’s critique of the wartime state.

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