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Articles by Jeff Kingston

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Jeff Kingston is Director of Asian Studies, Temple University (Japan Campus) and a Japan Focus associate. He is the author of “Burma’s Despair,” Critical Asian Studies, 40:1 (March 2008), 3-43, several recent articles on East Timor, and Japan’s Quiet Transformation: Social Change and Civil Society in the 21st Century (Routledge, 2004). He also is the editor of Natural Disaster and Nuclear Crisis in Japan: Response and Recovery after Japan’s 3/11, Routledge 2012. He is the author of Contemporary Japan. (2ndedition), London:Wiley 2013 and Nationalism in Asia: A History Since 1945 (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016). 

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