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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Shigeru Yoshida; Hiroshi Nara
|ISBN:||9780742539327 0742539326 9780742539334 0742539334|
|Notes:||Includes index. -- Mostly excerpts from his Kaisō jun̄en with the last 3 chapters added.
Mostly excerpts from his Kaisō jun̄en with the last 3 chapters added.
|Description:||XIX, 313 S. : ill., Kt. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Part 1 Part I: The Yoshida Memoirs: The Story of Japan in Crisis Chapter 2 Chapter 1: The Unfolding Tragedy Chapter 3 Chapter 2: The Crisis Breaks Chapter 4 Chapter 3: Aftermath of Defeat Chapter 5 Chapter 4: Blueprint for an Occupation Chapter 6 Chapter 5: General MacArthur and His Aides Chapter 7 Chapter 6: My Political Apprenticeship Chapter 8 Chapter 7: The 'Yoshida Era' Begins Chapter 9 Chapter 8: My First Cabinet Chapter 10 Chapter 9: In Opposition-and an Election Victory Chapter 11 Chapter 10: The Last Three Yoshida Cabinets Chapter 12 Chapter 11: The West Revisited Chapter 13 Chapter 12: Old Friends in Britain and the United States Chapter 14 Chapter 13: The Post-War Constitution Chapter 15 Chapter 14: Critics of the New Constitution Chapter 16 Chapter 15: The Purges Chapter 17 Chapter 16: Educational Reform Chapter 18 Chapter 17: Police Reform Chapter 19 Chapter 18: The Self-Defense Force Chapter 20 Chapter 19: Agricultural Reform Chapter 21 Chapter 20: The Post-War Food Crisis Chapter 22 Chapter 21: Labor Reforms and After Chapter 23 Chapter 22: My Views on Japan's Labor Movement Chapter 24 Chapter 23: The Communists as a Destructive Force Chapter 25 Chapter 24: The San Francisco Peace Treaty Chapter 26 Chapter 25: Preparatory Negotiations for Peace Chapter 27 Chapter 26: The San Francisco Peace Conference Chapter 28 Chapter 27: The Territorial Question Chapter 29 Chapter 28: The U.S.-Japan Security Treaty Chapter 30 Chapter 29: The Administrative Agreement Chapter 31 Chapter 30: Postscript Part 32 Part II: New Translation Chapter 33 Chapter 31: Korean War, Peace, and Independence Chapter 35 Chapter 32: My View on the Imperial Household Chapter 35 Chapter 33: Recollections of My Days as a Diplomat Chapter 36 Chapter 34: Recollections of Friends|
|Series Title:||The Library of Japan; A Pacific Basin Institute book|
|Responsibility:||by Yoshida Shigeru ; ed. by Hiroshi Nara ; with transl. from Japanese by Yoshida Ken'ichi and Hiroshi Nara.|
This new translation of Yoshida's memoirs will be welcome for all who wish to understand postwar Japanese history and leadership better, especially in light of its inclusion of previously unavailable