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Dear General MacArthur : letters from the Japanese during the American occupation

Author: Rinjirō Sodei; John Junkerman
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers : Distributed by National Book Network, ©2001.
Series: Asian voices (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
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Offers 120 letters sent to General Douglas MacArthur from Japanese citizens from 1945-1952 and commentary by the author.
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Genre/Form: History
Records and correspondence
Quelle
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sodei, Rinjirō, 1932-
Dear General MacArthur.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers : Distributed by National Book Network, ©2001
(OCoLC)606661020
Named Person: Douglas MacArthur; Douglas MacArthur
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rinjirō Sodei; John Junkerman
ISBN: 0742511154 9780742511156
OCLC Number: 47177004
Description: xxv, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / John W. Dower --
Cozying Up to the Victor --
Invitations --
"I Dare Say ..." --
"Please Protect the Emperor" --
"Depose the Emperor" --
MacArthur as Father Figure --
Gifts of Thanks --
Crafted from the Heart --
Unsolicited Advice --
To the Right or to the Left? --
Grand Plans --
Favors to Ask --
Fervent Requests --
Farewell.
Series Title: Asian voices (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
Other Titles: Haikei Makkāsā Gensui-sama.
Responsibility: Sodei Rinjirō ; edited by John Junkerman ; translated by Shizue Matsuda ; foreword by John W. Dower.

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