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Script reform in occupation Japan

by J. Marshall Unger

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese language -- Reform.,
  • Japanese language -- Orthography and spelling.,
  • Japanese language -- Writing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementJ. Marshall Unger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL549 .U45 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1277904M
    ISBN 100195101669
    LC Control Number95009631

    Lin Yutang (Chinese: 林語堂 ; Octo – Ma ) was a Chinese inventor, linguist, novelist, philosopher, and translator. His informal but polished style in both Chinese and English made him one of the most influential writers of his generation, and his compilations and translations of classic Chinese texts into English were bestsellers in the mater: Saint John's University, Harvard . J. Marshall UNGER is professor of Japanese at Ohio State University. His research has focused on the history of Japanese, teaching Japanese as a second language, and writing systems of East Asia. Two of his books, The Fifth Generation Fallacy and Literacy and Script Reform in Occupation Japan, are available in Japanese.

    Gottlieb, Nanette R. () Review of Literacy and script reform in occupation Japan: Reading between the lines by Marshall Unger. Oxford University Press, Monumenta Nipponica, 52 4: doi: /   The book distills a lifetime of work on Japan and the U.S. by Pyle, a former director of the Jackson School, who joined the UW in “The American Century,” referring to global political, economic and cultural dominance by the United States, is a term famously coined by Henry Luce, publisher of Life, Time and Fortune magazines, in a.

    Educational Reform in Occupied Japan. after the end of occupation, much of Japan's educational system reverted to the older system. multi-track system. The use of kanji script was overhauled and greatly simplified, eliminating all but 1, more commonly used characters, referred to . MOORE: The Occupation of Japan as History of land reform and by Koji Taira on labor unions during the Occupation take into account Japanese conditions and make use of Japanese sources. This is not to deny the value of Mayo's stimulating paper on the development of economic deconcentration policy or Theodore Cohen's cogent remarks on labor.


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Script reform in occupation Japan by J. Marshall Unger Download PDF EPUB FB2

While a SCAP-sponsored education experiment on language reform is the centerpiece of the book, J. Marshall Unger has broadened the scope of his piece to include short but interesting write-ups on literacy in the Tokugawa, Meiji, and pre-war periods as well as Japanese indigenous efforts to reform their script during that same time by: This book challenges the widespread belief that overzealous Americans forced unnecessary script reforms on an unprepared, unenthusiastic, but helpless Japan during the Occupation.

Unger presents neglected historical evidence showing that the reforms implemented from to were both necessary and moderate. The Japanese script reform is the attempt to correlate standard spoken Japanese with the written word, which began during the Meiji issue is known in Japan as the kokugo kokuji mondai (国語国字問題, national language and script problem).The reforms led to the development of the modern Japanese written language, and explain the arguments for official policies used to determine.

A more plausible description of what happened, as demonstrated in this book, is that the loss of the war upset a balance of power among factions competing with one another on the script reform issue. It thereby opened a window of opportunity for romanization that conservative Japanese and Americans, working in concert, shut as quickly as possible.

Kanji Politics - Language Policy and Japanese Script; Language and the Modern State - The Reform of Written Japanese by Nanette Twine () A History of Writing in Japan by Christopher Seeley () The History of the Japanese Written Language; Literacy and Script Reform in Occupation Japan: Reading Between the Lines; Acknowledgements.

Get this from a library. Literacy and script reform in occupation Japan: reading between the lines. [J Marshall Unger] -- "This book challenges the widespread belief that overzealous Americans forced unnecessary script reforms on an unprepared, unenthusiastic, but helpless Japan during the Occupation.

Unger presents. Chapter 1 of Literacy and Script Reform in Occupation Japan Good ways to use computers in teaching (, rev. ; text in Japanese) Writing Systems exhibit (Spring-Summer ).

The Allied occupation of Japan at the end of World War II was led by General Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, with support from the British in the occupation of Germany, the Soviet Union was allowed little to no influence over foreign presence marks the only time in Japan's history that it has been occupied by a foreign languages: Japanese.

A History of Writing in Japan. University of Hawai'i Press. ISBN X. Twine, Nanette (). Language and the Modern State: The Reform of Written Japanese. Routledge. ISBN Unger, J. Marshall (). Literacy and Script Reform in Occupation Japan: Reading Between the Lines.

OUP. ISBN Languages: Japanese language. Eiji, who was a young man at the end of the war, writes with a passion for his subject, focussing on the profound influence the Occupation had on Japan, from enfranchisement for women, the abandonment of the military power cliques, to educational reform and the failed attempt to Cited by: Treating all aspects of the legal reforms, this book provides insights into Japan during and after the Occupation.

Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press.

Literacy and script reform in occupation Japan: reading between the lines by J. Marshall Unger Love, Sex, and Democracy in Japan during the American Occupation by Mark McLelland. "The Romaji Movement during the Allied Occupation of Japan." Ed.D. dissertation, University of San Francisco.

Selected references to excerts from Literacy and Script Reform in Occupation Japan: Reading Between the Lines, by J. Marshall Unger. Literacy and script reform in occupation Japan [electronic resource]: reading between the lines / J.

Marshall Unger. Main author: Unger, J. Marshall. Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central. He is the author of Studies in Early Japanese Morphophonemics (, 2nd ed.

), The Fifth Generation Fallacy (, Japanese ed. ), Literacy and Script Reform in Occupation Japan (, Japanese ed. ), Ideogram: Chinese Characters and the Myth of Disembodied Meaning (), The Role of Contact in the Origins of the Japanese and. Literacy and Script Reform in Occupation Japan: Reading between the Lines: Reading between the Lines.

Oxford University Press. July 8, ISBN"Archived copy" ローマ字のつづり方. 文部科学省 (in Japanese). Ministry of Education, Culture. The Allied occupation of Japan refers to the military and political control of Japan by the United States and its allies following World War II, a period of over six years from Japan's formal acceptance of the Potsdam Declaration on Aug to the implementation of.

Marshall Unger's Literacy and Script Reform in Occupation Japan does a very good job of covering of post-WII Occupational language reforms in Japan (just don't get the pricey hardcover version).

– クールレーザー May 17 '12 at Occupation of Japan, (–52) military occupation of Japan by the Allied Powers after its defeat in World War tically an international occupation, in fact it was carried out almost entirely by U.S. forces under Gen. Douglas the occupation period, Japanese soldiers and civilians from abroad were repatriated to Japan, arms industries were dismantled, and political.

With expert contributions from both the US and Japan, this book examines the legacies of the US Occupation on Japanese politics and society, and discusses the long-term impact of the Occupation on contemporary Japan.

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