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Eight history textbooks covering Japan’s World War II aggression are available for Japanese schools; only one reflects revisionist right-wing views defending Japan’s wartime actions.

Less than 1 percent of Japanese schools use the revisionist textbook, which has caused resentment in countries ravaged by the empire’s wartime atrocities.

Miles Yu’s column appears Fridays. He can be reached at mmilesyu@gmail.com and @yu_miles.