This category is for sites on Japanese nationalist, revisionist, and conservative movements to rewrite Japanese history school textbooks, particularly on Japanese military involvement in Asia in the first half of the 20th century.
Websites submitted here must be Japan related and in English. Sites in Japanese should be submitted to the appropriate World/Japanese subcategory.
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Children and Textbooks - Japan Network 21
Documents several cases of ultraconservatives pushing and the government's use of school textbooks that distort history, manipulate facts, ignore historical research and issues of Comfort Women and Unit 731, and glorify Japanese aggression during East Asia.
How Roosevelt Attacked Japan at Pearl Harbor
A critical look at various revisionist accusations, conspiracy charges, and distortions that gloss over the historical record. Written by Robert Butow, professor emeritus of Japanese history at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Japan: Far Right Rewrites History
Article detailing the successful publication of revisionist history textbooks despite several protests.
Spike Japan - Spiked: Eamonn Fingleton
A closer examination of various statistics used by a Japan revisionist about Japan's supposed superiority. (January 15, 2012)
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