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By J. Davidann

The seeds of the Pacific battle are available scattered in the course of the interwar interval. This examine of unofficial international relations from 1919-1941 illuminates factors deeply rooted and sometimes neglected in explaining the trail to warfare: cultural perceptions on either side, the pivotal position of public opinion, and the deterioration of Japanese-American kinfolk on either the person and the cultural degrees.

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From the University of Wisconsin went onto a distinguished career in government service as a diplomat, but in the early 1910s–1920s he 24 C u l t u r a l D i p l o m a c y, 1 9 1 9 – 1 9 4 1 remained a scholar of East Asia, writing a book on Japan and China, Contemporary Politics in the Far East (1918). 36 Hornbeck suggested that the change in Japan came during the RussoJapanese War of 1904–1905. Here Japanese modernization went from benign to dangerous because Japan became an imperial power. It is perhaps not a coincidence that at this point in time Japan also became a much greater threat to the United States, which began to see Japan as a rival for power in the Pacific thereafter.

Kawashima argued that it was not Japanese duplicity but rather just the opposite, Japanese innocence and lack of guile in international relations that caused tension with the West. He saw two sides to the Japanese people, one side filled with courage, activity, and fortitude, the other characterized by weakness and shallow-brained thoughtlessness. Kawashima unwittingly contributed his own Orientalist perceptions of the Japanese here. Kawashima believed that many political and military leaders in Japan had too much of the bad side of the Japanese 34 C u l t u r a l D i p l o m a c y, 1 9 1 9 – 1 9 4 1 character.

Tsurumi became a writer and politician. After marrying the daughter of powerful moderate politician Goto Shimpei, Tsurumi also became well connected. -Japanese relationship. Tsurumi assumed that educating Americans to the truth about the Japanese would transform American attitudes toward them. Like Nitobe, Tsurumi recognized the danger of Western stereotypes about Japan. He began an inspection of the most common assumptions in a chapter facetiously called “The Mysterious Oriental Mind,” published in a book called Contemporary Japan (1927).

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