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The way of the heavenly sword : the Japanese Army in the 1920's

Author: Leonard A Humphreys
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the bitter political struggles within a factionalized military elite, released in the 1920's from the constraints of the informal but unified system of Imperial leadership which had  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard A Humphreys
ISBN: 0804723753 9780804723756
OCLC Number: 30400256
Description: x, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Background to Army Politics --
2. The Army Faces Change --
3. The Changing of the Guard: Ugaki Comes to Power --
4. Reduction and Modernization: The Ugaki Era --
5. The Growth of Dissidence --
6. The Manmo Problem and Tanaka's Positive Solution --
7. Jinan and Mukden: The Army Sets Its Course in China --
8. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Leonard A. Humphreys.
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"Amazingly, this incisive and well-written work is the first book-length account in English of the Japanese army in a crucial period before World War II. Based on an extraordinary number of Japanese Read more...

 
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