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Sailor diplomat : Nomura Kichisaburō and the Japanese-American War

Author: Peter Mauch; Harvard University. Asia Center.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Published by the Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2011.
Series: Harvard East Asian monographs, 333.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As Japan's pre-Pearl Harbor ambassador to the United States, Admiral Nomura Kichisaburo (1877-1964) played a significant role in a tense and turbulent period in Japanese-US relations. This biography casts light on the life and career of this important figure.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kichisaburō Nomura; Kichisaburō Nomura; Kichisaburō Nomura; Nomura Kichisaburō
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Mauch; Harvard University. Asia Center.
ISBN: 9780674055995 0674055993
OCLC Number: 656772289
Description: xvii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Nomura's early years (1877-1899) --
Young navy officer (1899-1911) --
Assignments to China, Tokyo, and Washington (1912-1918) --
Nomura and the era of naval limitation (1919-1937) --
Foreign minister Nomura (September 1939-January 1940) --
Ambassadorial appointment (August 1940-January 1941) --
Ambassador Nomura and the draft understanding (January-April 1941) --
A mission gone awry (May-October 1941) --
The failure of a mission and war (November 1941-August 1945) --
Cold warrior (November 1945-September 1951).
Series Title: Harvard East Asian monographs, 333.
Responsibility: Peter Mauch.
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As Japan's pre-Pearl Harbor ambassador to the United States, Admiral Nomura Kichisaburo (1877-1964) played a significant role in a tense and turbulent period in Japanese-US relations. This biography  Read more...

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Nomura Kichisaburo is an infamous figure, known primarily as the Japanese ambassador to the U.S. who only notified U.S. officials of Japan's intent after his country's "sneak attack" on Pearl Harbor Read more...

 
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