Japanese Scholarship on the Sino-Japanese War, 2007–2012

This article examines in detail the last five years of Japanese scholarship related to the Sino-Japanese War, highlighting its principle trends and achievements. Due to the broad range and large quantity of scholarship on the subject, Duan Ruicong focuses foremost on the 2007–2012 period, although by necessity this article also touches on pre-2007 scholarship. Additionally, this overview will primarily introduce Japanese-language, single-authored and co-authored books (monographs), collections of papers, and other single-issue publications; only when necessary will it refer to pertinent journal articles.

Japanese Scholarship on the Sino-Japanese War: Principle Trends and Achievements (2007–2012)