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Yoshikuni Igarashi

242 Buttrick

Professor of History

Professor Igarashi is a specialist in modern Japanese cultural studies.  The radical transformation of Japanese society in the late 1960s and the 1970s has been the focus of his recent research. He is the author of Bodies of Memory: Narratives of War in Postwar Japanese Culture, 1945–1970 (2000) and Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan's Lost Soldiers (2016).