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Emperor Hirohito and Showa Japan A Political Biography (Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies) by Stephen Large

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Biography: general,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Japan - History - 20th Century,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Japan,
  • General,
  • Royalty

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9794389M
ISBN 100415153794
ISBN 109780415153799

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  Although much was done in his name, we know little about Hirohito the man or the part he played in the making of modern Japan. In Emperor Hirohito and Showa Japan, Stephen Large tests the controversies surrounding Hirohito against the written evid/5.   Emperor Hirohito reigned for more than sixty years, yet we know little about him or the part he really played in the turbulent history of Showa Japan. Stephen Large draws on a wide range of Japanese and Western sources in his study of Emperor Hirohito's political role in Showa Japan Cited by: Few historical subjects have aroused as much passionate debate as the Showa Emperor, Hirohito. This book, based on extensive research in Japanese and English sources, impartially explores how far.   Few historical subjects have aroused as much passionate debate as the Showa Emperor, Hirohito. This book, based on extensive research in Japanese and English sources, impartially explores how far Hirohito was responsible for war, why he emerged as a contested 'symbol emperor' in postwar Japan, and his legacy to Japan :

Hirohito | The Showa Emperor in War and Peace. Ikuhiko Hata [Hirohito (April - 7 January ) was the th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 25 December , until his death on 7 January He was succeeded by his eldest son, Akihito. Emperor Hirohito and Showa Japan: A Political Biography (Nissan Institute Routledge Japanese Studies Series). The book, which is not a biography or a general history of the Showa era, focuses on five decisions taken by Emperor Hirohito, which the author considers the key turning points of his reign: these concern the 26 February insurrection of young army officers, the termination of the Pacific War, the post-war constitution, the issue of abdication and the San Francisco Peace Treaty. This book documents this controversy while providing insights into the Showa emperor's role in military planning in imperial Japan. It argues that Hirohito both knew of and participated in such planning and offers evidence that he was informed well in advance of the planned attack on Pearl Harbor.

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