Japan's First Student Radicals
Long obscured by the more dramatic activities of post‚e"World War II student activists, the history of the Japanese left-wing student movement during its formative period from 1918 until its suppression in the 1930s is analyzed here in detail for the first time. Focusing on the Shinjinkai (New Man Society) of Tokyo Imperial University, the leading prewar student group, Henry DeWitt Smith describes the origins and evolution of student radicalism in the period between the two World Wars. He concludes with an analysis of the careers of the Shinjinkai members after graduation and with an explanation of the importance of the prewar tradition to the postwar student movement.
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The Prewar Japanese University System
The Roots of the Modern Student Movement
The Early Shinjinkai 19181921
The Evolution of a National Student Movement
Shinjinkai Activity on the University Campus
The Tokyo Imperial University Gakuyukai 1926
Under the Spell of Fukumoto 19261928
The Student Movement Underground 19281934
The Shinjinkai Membership Before and After
The Shinjinkai in Historical Perspective
Postwar educational reforms
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