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Yoshida Shigeru : last Meiji man

Author: Shigeru Yoshida; Hiroshi Nara
Publisher: Lanham, Md. [u.a.] : Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.
Series: The Library of Japan; A Pacific Basin Institute book
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats

One of Japan's best-known prime ministers, Yoshida Shigeru witnessed history in the making. This autobiography talks about Shigeru's service in China, his travel abroad as a member of Japan's mission  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shigeru Yoshida; Hiroshi Nara
ISBN: 9780742539327 0742539326 9780742539334 0742539334
OCLC Number: 238440967
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.
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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 Read more...

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