Hiraku Shimoda is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. His work on modern Japanese history includes Lost and Found: Recovering Regional Identity in Imperial Japan (Harvard, forthcoming) and "Tongues-Tied: The Making of a National Language and the Discovery of Dialects in Meiji Japan" in the American Historical Review (2010).
Always: Sanchōme no Yūhi (Always: Sunset on Third Street). Directed by Yamazaki Takashi. Produced by Abe Shuji and Okuda Seiji. Tokyo: Tōhō, 2005, 133 minutes. Japanese narration and subtitles. English subtitles.
How to Cite:
Shimoda, H., 2012. Looking Back and Looking Up in Postwar Japan. ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts, 19(2), pp.47–48. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/ane.29