4 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- Alot of them refuse to face Japan's past much like Germany
- "We did commit atrocities, we did impose our national will, we were colonialists/ imperialists just like Britain and other nations were and just like them we stopped. We are no better or worse or different from any other major nations. We know it was wrong and its done.
- the group of stories that a group of people tell themselves about the past
- Extreme Nationalism, Japan is like other nations, Japan was purified by punishment.
3 True/False questions
End of WWII - Germany → Germany Occupied by West and Soviet Allies; East =Soviet Communist West = West (Britain and France) - democratic/capitalistic
Japan Memory WWII - Purified by Punishment → Alot of them refuse to face Japan's past much like Germany
Classic Model of Collective Memory → To remember yourselves as something that valorized who you were was important. Its not what historians say about the French, but what the French say about themselves. The story that the french told about themselves as resisters is now apart of their national identity.