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Meiji at 150

Meiji at 150 Podcast, Episode 016, Dr. W. Puck Brecher (Washington State University) Brecher, W. Puck; Grunow, Tristan


In this episode, Dr. Brecher challenges narratives of Meiji modernization from the “top-down” by exploring tourist sites popular in early Meiji Japan and tracing changes to understandings of individuality as examples of grassroots developments. We also discuss his more recent work on the internment of foreign nationals in wartime Japan.

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