Book Chapters

Sherzod Muminov, “Introduction: Overcoming Empire,” in Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov, eds., Overcoming Empire in Post-Imperial East Asia: Repatriation, Redress and Rebuilding, London: Bloomsbury Publishing, (forthcoming 2019).


Arnaud Doglia, “Japan, Chemical Warfare and Ōkunoshima: A Postwar Overview,” in Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov, eds., Overcoming Empire in Post-Imperial East Asia: Repatriation, Redress and Rebuilding, London: Bloomsbury Publishing, (forthcoming 2019).


Barak Kushner, “Introduction: the search for meaning in defeat and victory,” in Barak Kushner and Andrew Levidis, eds., In the Ruins of the Japanese Empire: Imperial Violence, State Destruction, and the Reordering of Modern East Asia, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press (forthcoming 2019).


Garren Mulloy, “Ordered to Disarm, Encouraged to Rearm: Japan’s Struggles with the Postwar,” in Barak Kushner and Andrew Levidis, eds., In the Ruins of the Japanese Empire: Imperial Violence, State Destruction, and the Reordering of Modern East Asia, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press (forthcoming 2019).


Andrew Levidis, “Politics in a fallen empire: Kishi Nobusuke and the making of the conservative hegemony in Japan,” Barak Kushner and Andrew Levidis, eds., In the Ruins of the Japanese Empire: Imperial Violence, State Destruction, and the Reordering of Modern East Asia, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press (forthcoming 2019).


Casper Wits, “The Transnational in China’s Foreign Policy: The Case of Sino-Japanese Relations” in Daniel Johanson, Tsunghan Wu, and Jie Li, eds., New Perspectives on China’s Relations with the World: National, Transnational, and International, UK: E-International Relations Publishing, 2019: 90-98.


Barak Kushner,〈法律與帝國—對日關係中「正義」的掙扎(1944-1947)〉, 黃自進, 潘光哲編輯《中日戰爭和東亞變局』》下冊, Taipei: Taiwan, 稻鄉出版社, 2018, p. 331-364.


Barak Kushner, “Japan’s war of words with the world: WWII propaganda in the international arena,” in Sven Saaler and Christopher W.A. Szpilman, eds., Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese History, London: Routledge, 2018, p. 251-263, ISBN-13: 978-1138815186.


Barak Kushner, “The Question of Complicity: Japan’s Early Postures toward War Crimes and War Responsibility in the Aftermath of the Second World War,” in Kerstin von Lingen, ed., Debating Collaboration and Complicity in War Crimes Trials in Asia (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2017), p. 151-176.


Park, Jung-jin. “North Korean Nation Building and Japanese Imperialism: People’s Nation, ‘People’s Diplomacy’ and the Japanese Technicians.” In The Dismantling of Japans Empire in East Asia: Deimperialization, Postwar Legitimation and Imperial Afterlife. Edited by Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov. London: Routledge, 2017, p. 199-219. (Translated by Sherzod Muminov)


Deokhyo Choi, “Defining Colonial ‘War Crimes’: Korean Debates on Collaboration, War Reparations, and the International Military Tribunal for the Far East,” in Kerstin von Lingen, ed., Debating Collaboration and Complicity in War Crimes Trials in Asia (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2017), p. 41-59.


Araragi, Shinzō, “The Collapse of the Japanese Empire, Human Migrations and Repatriation.” In The Dismantling of Japan’s Empire in East Asia: Deimperialization, Postwar Legitimation and Imperial Afterlife. Edited by Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov. London: Routledge, 2017, p. 66-83. (Translated by Sherzod Muminov)


Arnaud Doglia, “Japanese Medical Atrocities and the Collaboration of the Scientific Elites: Postwar Perspectives,” in Kerstin von Lingen, ed., Debating Collaboration and Complicity in War Crimes Trials in Asia (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2017), p. 129-149.


Barak Kushner「日本語版への序文」(new introduction for the Japanese translation) in バラク・クシュナー(井形彬訳)『思想戦:大日本帝国のプロパガンダ』(明石書店, 2016), p. 3-14; p. 333-334 (notes).


Barak Kushner, “Introduction: The Unevenness of the End of Empire.” In The Dismantling of Japan’s Empire in East Asia: Deimperialization, Postwar Legitimation and Imperial Afterlife, edited by Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov, 1-11. Oxon: Routledge, 2017.


Barak Kushner, “Imperial Loss and Japan’s Search for Postwar Legitimacy.” In The Dismantling of Japan’s Empire in East Asia: Deimperialization, Postwar Legitimation and Imperial Afterlifeedited by Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov, 48-65. Oxon: Routledge, 2017.


Sherzod Muminov, “Prejudice, Punishment, and Propaganda: Post-Imperial Japan and the Soviet Versions of History and Justice in East Asia, 1945-1956.”  In The Dismantling of Japan’s Empire in East Asia: Deimperialization, Postwar Legitimation and Imperial Afterlifeedited by Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov, 146-164. Oxon: Routledge, 2017.


Sherzod Muminov, “The Siberian Internment and the Transnational History of the Early Cold War Japan, 1945-1956.” In Transnational Japan as History: Empire, Migration and Social Movements,  Pedro Iacobelli, Danton Leary and Shinnosuke Takahashi, eds. New York: Palgrave Macmillan,  2016.


Barak Kushner, “Heroes, victims, and the quest for peace: war monuments and the contradictions of Japan’s post-imperial commemoration,” In Dominik Geppert and Frank Mueller, eds., Sites of Imperial Memory: Commemorating colonial rule in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015, p. 70-91, ISBN 978-0-7190-9081-3.


Sherzod Muminov, “冷戦初期日本における菅季治の犠牲:赤狩りとソ連からの引揚者” (Kan Sueharu’s Sacrifice in Early Cold War Japan: The Red Purge and the Returnees from the Soviet Union). In Nichiro kankei: Rekishi to Gendai,  Nobuo Shimotomai eds. Tokyo: Hosei University Press, 2015.


Barak Kushner, “Chinese War Crimes Trials of Japanese, 1945-1956: a Historical Summary,” in Morten Bergsmo, Cheah Wui Ling, Yi Ping, eds., The Historical Origins of International Criminal Law, volume 2, Brussels: Torkel Opsahl Academic Publisher, 2014, p. 243-265. ISBN 978-82-93081-13-5


Deokhyo Choi,  “‘Mindful of the Enslavement’: The Cairo Declaration, Korean Independence, and the Ambiguity of the Liberation of Koreans in Defeated Japan,” The Significance and Effects of the Cairo Declaration吳思華、呂芳上、林永樂, eds., 開羅宣言的意義與影響 (Taipei: Center for Humanities Research of National Chengchi University, 2014), 177-198. [refereed]


Barak Kushner, “Unwarranted attention: the image of Japan in twentieth century Chinese humour.” In Humour in Chinese Life and Culture: Resistance and Control in Modern Times, Jessica Davis and Jocelyn Chey, eds. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press 2013, p. 47-80, ISBN 978-988-8139-23-1.