History and Responsibility: On the Debates on the Shōwa History
I asked myself: How many times do I have to explain that it is not kokka shakai-shugi (Socialism of the State) but kokumin shakai-shugi (Socialism of the Nation) that is the proper and more appropriate rendering of National Socialism?
KeywordsRuling Class Legal Responsibility National Humanism Historical Responsibility Japanese State
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