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Mark E. Lincicome


History Department
Asian Studies

Associate Professor of Humanities

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Fields: Early modern and modern Japanese history and culture; Japanese intellectual history; educational reform movements and the politics of education in modern Japan; globalization in Asia

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  • Manifest Destiny : The U.S. in the Pacific
  • Perspectives on Asia I
  • Asia in Western Fiction and Film
  • Origins of Japanese Culture
  • The Historian's Craft: Atomic Controversies
  • The Warrior Tradition in Japan
  • Modern Japan
  • The Pacific War
  • Japan Since the Pacific War
  • Modern Southeast Asia
  • Modernization and Education in Asia
  • Culture, Race and Power in the Asia-Pacific
  • Pacific Paradox: Conquest and Community


  • "In the Shadow of the Asia-Pacific War: Rewriting the History of Education and Childhood in Modern Japan," Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth (2014)
  • "Centering the Periphery: National Identity and the Problem of Asian Regionalism in Australia and Japan," Outside Asia: Japanese and Australian Identities and Encounters in Flux (2012)
  • Imperial Subjects as Global Citizens:  Nationalism, Internationalism and Education in Japan (Lexington Books, 2009)
  • "Globalization, Education and the Politics of Identity in the Asia-Pacific," Critical Asian Studies (2005); Principle, Praxis and the Politics of Educational Reform in Meiji Japan (University of Hawaii, 1995)
  • entries in Encyclopedia of Asia (2002); articles in Journal of Asian Studies (1999), New Directions in the Study of Meiji Japan (E.J. Brill, 1997), Comparative Education Review (1993), and Windows on Japanese Education (Greenwood Press, 1991).