Historians in Japan and China Vow to Resist Revisionist Efforts

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Japanese troops enter Nanjing, China, in 1938. The slaughter of civilians in 1937-38 is still not mentioned in detail in Japanese history textbooks.
September 16, 2013

Shin Kawashima recalls his heart sinking with the election of Shinzo Abe as Japanese prime minister last December. A specialist in Asian diplomatic history at the University of Tokyo, Mr. Kawashima, an associate professor, has spent years trying to…

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