America's Pastime as a Tool to Promote Social Values by Takeshi Tanikawa


During the occupation of Japan, US officals engaged in cultural diplomacy on a grand scale, encouraging the Japanese public to watch and play baseball, that most American of sports. The author of this book examines the varied uses of baseball and other sports to influence Japanese culture and forge new bonds with the United States.

Baseball and the Occupation of Japan


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