The Images Of Japanese Army In Malaysian And Indonesian History TextBooks

Alfitri, Alfitri and Awang, Mohd.Mahzan and Ahmad, Abdul.Razaq and Ulu, Norila.Ulu (2014) The Images Of Japanese Army In Malaysian And Indonesian History TextBooks. JOURNAL OF LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, 5 (4). pp. 37-45.


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History shows that Malaya and Indonesia was colonized by foreign countries,both from the west or the east. The important factor for the expansion to occur is the wealth of natural resources which is available in the two countries. Malaysia and Indonesia was colonized by Japan at the same time that was from the year 1942 to 1945. Japanese occupation is a key event discussed in history textbooks of both countries and the event continues to leave an impact,both economically,politically and socially.This study will identify the comparison between textbook history in Malaysia and Indonesia related to the enhancement of the image of the Japanese. Therefore,this study was undertaken to examine the images of aspects of Japanese phrases and illustrations, as well as the visuals between the two textbooks. In Malaysia,the textbooks which are selected in this study are History textbooks for Form 3,while in Indonesia; the chosen textbooks are History textbooks for SMP Volume 2,high school History textbook volume 2,and high school History textbook volume 3. The study was developed by the method of content analysis to analyze the images of the Japanese in these textbooks. The Study found that there are similarities between the history textbooks in Malaysia and Indonesia on the topics of discussions about Japanese occupation. Both textbooks take a more dominant stand to discuss the impact of the negative side effects of the Japanese occupation. The ultimate goal of learning the topic Japanese invasion is the same both in Malaysia and Indonesia which is to produce patriotic people who love their country

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: History Textbooks,Malaysia and Indonesia,Japanese images,Positive,Negative
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM461-473 Schools of sociology. Schools of social thought
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Alfitri M.Si.
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2019 08:49
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2019 08:49

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