Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Thu, 10 Jun 1999 17:30:01 -0700


>In a message dated 6/10/1999 8:18:53 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>gundam@loop.com writes:
>
>> Like they say, the victor gets to write the history books...
>
>Yep
>
>>
>> but that rule certainly does not apply in Japan, if you know what I mean.
>>
>
>It doesn't? I don't know too much about Japanese culture or government,
>expect from anime. Does anyone know of any sites that tell about the Japanese
>culture and/or government? I will great appreciate any help.

My statement was made in reference to their change of wording in school
history textbooks from "invasion" of China during WW II to "entering",
in effect trivializing their acts of atrocity (they killed more Chinese
than the Nazis did Jews, but the Chinese did not whine about it for
generations).

Eddie

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