Japan's Involvement with Southeast Asia in the Period before World War II: Kazue Tsutsumibayashi
堤林数衛の精神的「回心」 : 「南方関与」の近代的類型

Toru Yano
1977 Tonan ajia kenkyu  
This article ai 皿 s to clarify an i皿 portant facet of Japan ' s relations with Southeast Asia , refe τ red to as ' ' Nanyo , " As a case study of how the patterns of Japanese involvement in the region changed , the life history of I(azue Tsutsumi − bayashi will be analyzed . Tsutsumibayashi went to Java at the age of thirty −eight in 1910 , with fifteen young Japanese he had selected . In contrast to those Japanese who had bee 皿 in Java earlier , he was strongly marked by a sense of mission and
more » ... ense of mission and moral conduct . Starting as a petty peddler , he eventually succeeded in es ヒ ablishing a chain of toko の θ ヵ翩 8 叮 ' Nanyo − shokai " all over Java . Tsutsumibayash ゴs case was a very signi 丘cant departure from the earlier pattern of Japanese presence in Southeast Asia , which was more or less Ghara . c 七erized by unique and limited professional orientations like prostitution . This departure was made possible by Tsutsumibayashi ' s dedicated belief in Protes − tantism , which contains ethical elements conduoive tQ rationa 呈 econo 皿 ic conduct as propounded by Max Weber . In this paper, the author aims 七 〇 clarify two aspects of Tsutsumibayashi ' s intellectuaUife . His thinking is examined to determine the in恥 e ロce of his religious beliefs , and the process of his transformation frQ皿 adedicated Prot − estant to a dedicated supporter of Japan ' s expansit )n into Southeast Asia must be clarified . For this, the diaries he kept during his trip to Java are used ,
doi:10.20495/tak.15.3_307 fatcat:r7xm65jmcze6dgb64xfxmcclia