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Mayumi Itoh

Mayumi Itoh is a former professor of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She has also taught at Princeton University and Queens College, City University of New York. She is the author of Globalization of Japan: Japanese Sakoku Mentality and U.S. Efforts to Open Japan (1998), The Hatoyama Dynasty: Japanese Political Leadership Through the Generations (2003), Japanese War Orphans in Manchuria: Forgotten Victims of World War II (2010), and Japanese Wartime Zoo Policy: The Silent Victims of World War II (2010). She has written extensively on Japanese foreign policy and domestic politics in academic journals.

Works

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The Origin of Ping-Pong Diplomacy
The Forgotten Architect of Sino-U.S. Rapprochement

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Japan Table Tennis Association President Goto Koji (1906-1972), the founder of Aichi Institute of Technology and Meiden High School, nurtured youth socially...
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Japanese Wartime Zoo Policy
The Silent Victims of World War II

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The Japanese government disposed of "dangerous animals" (not only carnivores but also herbivores, such as elephants) in zoos and circuses during World War II,...
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Japanese War Orphans in Manchuria
Forgotten Victims of World War II

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Japanese war orphans left behind in Manchuria at the end of World War II are forgotten victims of the war. These 5,000 children were trapped in the strained...
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The Hatoyama Dynasty
Japanese Political Leadership Through the Generations

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This is a multi-generational political history of the Hatoyamas, a family that has participated at the highest levels of Japan's parliamentary government from...
Mayumi Itoh

Bestseller

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Japanese War Orphans in Manchuria
Forgotten Victims of World War II

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Japanese war orphans left behind in Manchuria at the end of World War II are forgotten victims of the war. These 5,000 children were trapped in the strained...

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