Nippon Shindo Ron: or The National Ideals of the Japanese People by Yutaka HibinoNippon Shindo Ron: or The National Ideals of the Japanese People by Yutaka Hibino

Nippon Shindo Ron: or The National Ideals of the Japanese People

byYutaka HibinoTranslated byA. P. McKenzie

Paperback | September 12, 2013

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First published in 1928, and translated from the original Japanese by Major A. P. McKenzie, this book sets out the ideas which form 'the groundwork and skeleton of the common intellectual life of the people' of Japan. The topics discussed include modesty, loyalty, the duties of Emperor and people, and patriotism. This book is a fascinating glimpse into pre-war Japanese culture, and will be of value to anyone with an interest in Japan and its people.
Title:Nippon Shindo Ron: or The National Ideals of the Japanese PeopleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 12, 2013Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1107623219

ISBN - 13:9781107623217


Table of Contents

Introduction; Author's preface to the third edition; 'On hearing of the devotional self-immolation of General Nogi' Shuroku Kuroiwa; Correspondence, with facsimiles; Author's preface to the first edition; Introductory; 1. The empire of Japan; 2. The Japanese subject; 3. The aspirations of the subject; 4. The duties of the subject; 5. Concerning loyalty and filial piety in general; 6. Loyalty; 7. Filial piety; 8. The basis of the imperial state; 9. The inculcation of virtue; 10. The aspirations of the masses; 11. The realisation of beauty; 12. The true spirit of the nation; 13. The basis of education; 14. The fraternal relation; 15. Connubial accord; 16. The mutual faith of friends; 17. Modesty and frugality; 18. Benevolence; 19. The cultivation of learning; 20. The mastery of a profession; 21. The development of the intellect; 22. The development of character; 23. The public good; 24. Occupation; 25. National institutions; 26. The laws of the land; 27. Virtuous courage; 28. The imperial destiny; 29. Patriotism; 30. The way; Postscript; Appendix. The marginal comments of General Maresuke Nogi.