Carol Gluck specializes in the history of modern Japan, nineteenth century to the present. She received her B.A. from Wellesley in 1962, and her Ph.D. from Columbia in 1977. Her publications include Japan’s Modern Myths: Ideology in the Late Meiji Period (Princeton, 1985), Showa: The Japan of Hirohito (Norton, 1992), Asia in Western and World History (Sharpe, 1997), Thinking with the Past: Japan and Modern History (University of California, 2008, and Past Obsessions: World War Two in History and Memory (Columbia University Press, forthcoming).
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