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Projecting a Fiction of the Nation State to the World: The Manzhouguo News Agency in Japanese-Occupied Northeast China, 1932–1945

Akami, Tomoko


The chapter examines the Manzhouguo News Agency or the MNA (1932–1945) in Japanese-occupied Northeast China, Manchuria. It demonstrates that it played the central role for Japanese imperial authorities in their control of the information flow within and out of the area. The MNA had two major duties. Its priority was overseas propaganda, and its creation demonstrated that the Japanese imperial authorities, including the Guandong Army, paid great attention to new norms of international...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02048-8_13


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