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Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan

Bix, Herbert P.
ISBN: 0715630776Category:

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The first complete, unvarnished biography of the Japanese Emperor Hirohito, the enigmatic leader whose reign ushered Japan into the modern world. Sheds new light on the causes of the China War in 1937 & the Asia-Pacific War in 1941. Documents the decisive role that Hirohito played in wartime operations, from the takeover of Manchuria through the attack on Pearl Harbor & the fateful decision in to accede to an unconditional surrender. We see how Amer. & Japanese leaders moved to justify the retention of Hirohito as emperor by whitewashing his wartime role & reshaping the consciousness of the Japanese people. The key was Hirohito’s alliance with Gen. Douglas MacArthur.

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AuthorBix, Herbert P.
Number of pages800
PublisherDuckworth
Year Published2001
Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket

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