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Hirohito : the emperor and the man

Author: Edwin P Hoyt
Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of Emperor Hirohito challenging portrayals of him as an unworldly scientist or military might, but a peaceful man caught up in a turbulent time.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoyt, Edwin Palmer.
Hirohito.
New York : Praeger, 1992
(OCoLC)556209931
Named Person: Hirohito, Emperor of Japan; Hirohito, Emperor of Japan; Kaiser) Hirohito (Japan; Shōwa, keizer van Japan; Hirohito, empereur du Japon
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin P Hoyt
ISBN: 0275940691 9780275940690
OCLC Number: 23766658
Description: x, 214 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction Preface The Emperor Speaks Perfect Harmony Emperor Meiji--A Modern Man Hirohito Enters A Voyage of Discovery Violence in Japan Emperor The Rape of Manchuria Against the Emperor's Will The Struggle for Power The First Crisis Four Days that Shook Japan The China War Incident or War? The Strike to the North War! Days of Victory The Juggernaut Stops The Long Week Capitulation A Ray of Hope The Politics of Democracy The Emperor A Dream Come True The Last Year The Heart of Japan The Role of the Emperor Appendix Selected Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Edwin P. Hoyt.

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Hoyt shows that, contrary to most historical opinion, Hirohito was a man of peaceful intentions and good will caught up in a turbulent time of military control in Japan.  Read more...

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"The death of Emperor Hirohito in 1989 inspired a spate of new books, all attempting to understand and explain his role in Japan's World War II imperialism. Among them were Edward Behr's Hirohito: Read more...

 
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