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Hiroshi Mitani teaches the modern history of Japan and East Asia at University of Tokyo. Among his many works are Toward a History Beyond Borders: Contentious Issues in Sino-Japanese Relations (Cambridge, Ma.: Harvard University Asia Center, 2012), edited by Daqing Yang, Jie Liu, Hiroshi Mitani, and Andrew Gordon, and Escape from Impasse: The Decision to Open Japan (Tokyo: I-House Press, 2008).