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The return of the Amami Islands : the reversion movement and U.S.-Japan relations

Author: Robert D Eldridge
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2004.
Series: Studies of modern Japan.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From January 1946 through December 1953, the residents of the Amami Islands underwent a period now referred to as ryuri no hibi (the days of trial): like Okinawa, these islands had been politically and administratively separated from Japan and placed under U.S. military rule. Robert D. Eldridge documents the drawn-out debates and the decisions that led to the complete reunification of the Amami Islands with Japan.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Eldridge
ISBN: 0739107100 9780739107102
OCLC Number: 52948834
Description: xxx, 222 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A Brief History of the Amami Islands --
U.S. Pre-Reversion Policy toward Amami and Okinawa --
The Amami Reversion Movement and its Impact --
The Japanese Government and the "Amami-Okinawa Problem" --
The Eisenhower Administration and the Decision to Return the Amami Islands --
The Amami Reversion Negotiations and Bilateral Agreement --
Amami Reversion Agreement, December 24, 1953 --
Exchanged Notes, December 24, 1953 --
Unpublished Minutes of Joint Committee Meeting, December 24, 1953 --
Security Treaty Between Japan and the United States, September 8, 1951 --
Administrative Agreement, February 28, 1952 --
Exchanged Notes Regarding Administrative Agreement, February 28, 1952.
Series Title: Studies of modern Japan.
Responsibility: Robert D. Eldridge.
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Eldridge has produced a well-researched monograph on a relevant but hertofore unexamined epidose in US-Japan relations... Taking advantage of recently declassified US and Japanese documents as well Read more...

 
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