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Bateson, Gregory and Margaret Mead. 1942. Balinese Character: A Photographic Anaylsis. New York: New York Academy of Sciences.

Bennett, John W. 1998. Classic Anthropology.

Raper, Arthur F.Tamie Tsuchiyama, Herbert Passin, and David L. Sills. 1950. The Japanese Village in Transition. Report number 136. General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. Tokyo, Japan.

Tange, Kenzo and Kawazo Noboru (with Photos by John Watanabe). 1965. The Ise Grand Shrines: Prototype of Japanese Architecture. Boston, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Young, Michael W. 1998. Malinowski's Kiriwina: Fieldwork Photography, 1915-1918. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.


A Bibliography of useful works on modern Japan and the occupation; plus a bibliography

Some publications of PO&SR Research (this is not a complete list because the Public Opinion reports and Special Reports published in Japan are not included. Only one item was published in Japan, the so called "Raper Study." All the others below were either articles describing PO&SR work appearing in various journals, or reports of the research in Japanese social relations project at OSU in the 1950s.

Bennett, John W. 1952. Social and Attitudinal Research in Japan: The Work of SCAP's Public Opinion and Sociological Research Division. The University of Manila Journal of East Asiatic Studies, 2: 21-33.

Bennett, John W. 1951. Community Research in the Japan Occupation. Society for Applied Anthropology Clearinghouse Bulletin. 1: 1.

Bennett, John W. and Iwao Ishino. 1963. Paternalism in the Japanese Economy. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Bennett, John W., Herbert Passin, Robert K. McKnight. 1958. In Search of Identity: The Japanese Overseas Scholar in America and Japan. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Cohen, Theodore. (Herbert Passin, editor). 1987. Remaking Japan: The American Occupation as New Deal. New York : Free Press.

Passin, Herbert. 1951. "The Development of Public Opinion Research in Japan." International Journal of Opinion and Attitude Research, 15: 20-30.

-----. 1982. Society and Education in Japan. New York: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University and East Asian Institute, Columbia University.

Raper, Arthur F.Tamie Tsuchiyama, Herbert Passin, and DavidL. Sills. 1950. The Japanese Village in Transition. Report number 136. General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. Tokyo, Japan.


(NOTE: Embree's Suye Mura, Benedict's Chrysanthemum and the Sword, and Sansom's A Short History of Japan were the three principle works easily available to peopleentering the occupation in the 1940s. )

Beardsley, Richard K., John W. Hall, Robert E. Ward. 1959. Village Japan. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Benedict, Ruth. 1946. The Chrysanthemum and the Sword. Boston: Houghton and Mifflin.

Burkman, Thomas W. (ed.) 1988. Occupation of Japan: Arts and Culture. Norfolk, VA: General Douglas MacArthur Foundation.

-----. 1984. Occupation of Japan: The International Context. Norfolk, VA: The Foundation : Copies from the MacArthur Memorial.

Dore, Ronald P. 1958. City Life in Japan: A Study of a Tokyo Ward. Berkeley: University of California Press.

-----. 1959. Land Reform in Japan. London: Oxford University Press.

-----. 1978. Shinohata: A Portrait of a Japanese Village. New York: Random House.

Dower, John W. 1999. Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II. New York: W.W. Norton and Company.

Embree, John. 1939. Suye Mura. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Iokibe, Makoto. 1989. The Occupation of Japan. Bethesda, Maryland: Congressional Information Service, Maruzen Publishing Company.

Kawai, Kazuo. 1979. Japan's American Interlude. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Martin, Edwin M. 1948. The Allied Occupation of Japan. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Nimmo, William F. 1992. The Occupation of Japan: The Grass Roots. Norfolk, Va.: The MacArthur Foundation, Old Dominican University.

Perry, John Curtis. 1980. Beneath the Eagle's Wings: Americans in Occupied Japan. New York: Dodd, Mead.

Sansom, George. 1943. A Short Cultural History of Japan. New York: Appleton-Century Crafts, Inc.

Schonberger, Howard B. 1989. Aftermath of War: Americans and the Remaking of Japan, 1945-1952 (American Diplomatic History). Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press.

Stitt, Irene. 1974. Japanese Ceramics of the Last 100 Years. New York: Crown Publishers.

Takemae, Eiji. 1990. GHQ Tokyo: The Occupation Headquarters and Its Influence on Post-War Japan. London : Athlone.

Thayer, James T. 1951. "Japanese Opinion on the Far Eastern Conflict." Public Opinion Quarterly, v. 15:76-88.

Toland, John. 1987. Occupation. New York : Doubleday.

Zylstra, Henry. Letters from Occupied Japan. Orange City, Iowa : Middleburg Press, 1982.