Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan : Road to the Pacific War in Recent Historiography. First Edition in dustjacket


KIYOTADA, Tsutsui (ed.). Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan : Road to the Pacific War in Recent Historiography. Translated by Noda Makito and Paul Narum.(Tokyo) : Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture, (March 2016). First Edition. Pp (4),iii-xiii,(3),3-300,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustratedpaper-covered boards (hardcover), lettered in blue, white and black. "Why did Showa Japan rush to war? Where did Japan fail? This compilation of the most up-to-date studies by 15 spirited Japanese historians tries to find answers to these questions. Each chapter contains a list of selected reference books with brief annotations for the benefit of readers who wish to studymore about the subject. These are the best lectures on prewar Showa histor y for readers who want to know the truth." (from the dj). Contents : Lecture 1: The Washington Treaty System and Shidehara Diplomacy (by Watanabe Kota). Lecture 2: Enactment of the General Election Law and the Beginning of Democratic Politics (by Koyama Toshiki). Lecture 3: From the Northern Expeditions to the Assassination of Zhang Zuolin (by Iechika Ryoko). Lecture 4: London Naval Conference, Imperial Court, Political Parties, and the Imperial Japanese Navy (by Hatano Isamu). Lecture 5: From the Manchurian Incident toJapan's Withdrawal from the League of Nations (by Tohmatsu Haruo). Lecture 6: The Emperor-as-Organ Theory Incident (by Shibata Shin'ichi). Lecture 7: February 26 Incident and the Ultranationalist Movement in the Showa Era (b y Tsutsui Kiyotada). Lecture 8: The Marco Polo Bridge Incident: From the Signing of the Tanggu Truce to the Failure of the Trautmann Mediation Attempt(by Iwatani Nobu). Lecture 9: The Deepening Quagmire of the Sino-Japanese War and the Declaration of a New Order in East Asia (by Tobe Ryoichi). Lecture 10: The Nomonhan Incident and the Japanese-Soviet Neutrality Pact (by Hanada Tomoyuki). Lecture 11: The Path to the Tripartite Alliance of Japan, Germany, and Italy (by Takeda Tomoki). Lecture 12: The New Konoe Order and Reform Bureaucrats (by Makino Kuniaki. Lecture 13: From the US-Japan Negotiations to the Outbreak of War (by Moriyama Atsushi). Lecture 14: Emperor Hirohito's "Sacred Decisions" and the Political Process of Japan's Surrender (by Suzuki Tamon). Lecture 15: The Occupation of Japan: The International Background behind the Policy of the United States toward Japan (by Iguchi Haruo). Of nautical interest : Lecture 4: London Naval Conference, Imperial Court, Political Parties, and the Imperial Japanese Navy (by Hatano Isamu, pp 65-82). Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 35.00

Title: Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan : Road to the Pacific War in Recent Historiography. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: KIYOTADA, Tsutsui (ed.) MAKITO, Noda NARUM, Paul Japan Library series

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture, Tokyo, 2016, ISBN:9784916055606:

Seller ID: 115144

Keywords: JAPAN MILITARY HISTORIOGRAPHY JAPANESE HISTORY WORLD WAR II WW2 NAUTICAL NAVAL,