Book Review - KIICHI FUJIWARA and YOSHIKO NAGANO (eds). The Philippines and Japan in America's Shadow

Peter Sales
2012 Asian Studies Review  
This book grew out of three intensive workshops and a great deal of collective brainstorming. The hard work has been worthwhile. As edited compilations go, this is a valuable collection that provides a number of insights into the occupation by the US of the Philippines from the beginning of the twentieth century and of Japan after the Pacific War. The project as a whole bears out the value of a collective enterprise that is planned and executed carefully and with a commonality of purpose. Many
more » ... f the ideas that emerge from the shared focus are illuminating.
doi:10.1080/10357823.2012.740920 fatcat:f5wkb753mjfuzfncmbltbrutba