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Great Mirrors Shattered: Homosexuality, Orientalism, and Japan

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In 1986, John Whittier Treat went to Tokyo on sabbatical to write a book about the literature of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But once there, he found himself immersed in the emergence of new kind of Holocaust, AIDS, and the sweeping denial, hysteria, and projection with which Japan--a place where "there are no homosexuals"--tried to insulate itself from the epidemic.
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Hardcover, 1st, 256 pages
Published 1999 by Oxford University Press
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He was what Japanese men who want white men want.

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