Reading Schedule day 1 1-34
4/9 Read pg 34-59 reading quiz up to this point
Write a 1.5- 2 page diary entry from the perspective of a Japanese soldier based on the reading. Take note of
  • education 29-33, "Killing Prisoners of War" "The Murder of Civilians"
  • view of the Chinese, Bushido
  • and anything else you read or discussed
  • Include date, and make up a name
4/10 4/13
70-79
81-91,95, 99-104
105-121

4/14-15
What the world knew 147-157
Answer these questions to discuss and turn in on Chapter 5, and pages 147-157.
  • In general, what are the foreigners able to reveal about the Nanking Genocide? Why is it important for world knowledge for them to be there?
  • How did the Japanese try to conceal their crimes during the Rape of Nanking?
  • How did word get out about what was happening in Nanking and how did people in the United States react?
  • What sort of image of the WWII era history does Japan play up?
  • What is the current controversy about Nanking?
  • Why do you think Hiroshima and Japanese interment are better remembered than the Rape of Nanking?
4/16
Read Chapter 10 and read answer the questions below.
The first set refer to chapter 10 and the second set refer to Waking Old Wounds.

Homework for Monday 4/20
external image pdf.png china angry over text book 2005.pdf also here is a another short article I would like you to read Japans Sins of Omission you will need to have read these 3 for our activity next class.
Also HW talk to grandparent and parent about their opinion of Japan. What do they remember/ know about the Japanese occupation? Have the Japanese given a formal apology? Should Korea have a say in what Japan writes in its textbooks? Anything else. Take notes to turn in.

FYI:


study guide four militarism quiz
hague convention