This article, through the analysis of the Chilean press during the months before and after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour, sheds light on how Japanese was perceived, identifying changes and continuities. Likewise, it is important to understand the different mechanisms of Public Diplomacy deployed by Japan during the period, during which there were nourished exchanges between the two countries. Although the positions are diverse, it is possible to glimpse a change in certain notions, but maintaining the vision of a modern country and that in certain points shared many elements with Chile. In this way, it is also inserts Chile within the Second World War, problematizing the role that public opinion played, in relation to one of the Axis powers, within the politics of this country.
|Journal||Cuadernos de historia (Santiago)|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|