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Hirohito, Emperor of Japan

Leonard Mosley

Hirohito, Emperor of Japan

by Leonard Mosley

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hirohito, -- Emperor of Japan, -- 1901-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Leonard Mosley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS 889.8 M6 1966
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 371 p., [7] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages371
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22081155M
    LC Control Number66051138

      xii, pages ; 24 cm Few historical subjects have aroused as much passionate debate as the Showa Emperor, Hirohito. This book, based on extensive research in Japanese and English sources, impartially explores how far Hirohito was responsible for war, why he emerged as a contested 'symbol emperor' in postwar Japan, and his legacy to Japan : Emperor Hirohito reigned for more than sixty years, yet we know little about him or the part he really played in the turbulent history of Showa Japan. Stephen Large draws on a wide range of Japanese and Western sources in his study of Emperor Hirohito's political role in Showa Japan (). Emperor Hirohito and Shōwa Japan: A Political Biography By Stephen S. Large Routledge, Read preview Overview Palace and Politics in Prewar Japan - Vol. 10 By David Anson Titus Columbia University Press,   This is a most important new work on Emperor Hirohito by one of Japan’s leading historians, Ikuhiko Hata. Following the untimely death of Marius B. Jansen (Emeritus Professor, University of Princeton) in December , who had been actively collaborating with the author and translator of the original Japanese edition (Hirohito Tenno itsutsu no ketsudan, first published in Cited by: 2.

      Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, , Hirohito, empereur du Japon, , Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, , Hirohito Japan, Kaiser , Hirohito Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Pages: Leonard Mosley HIROHITO EMPEROR OF JAPAN Book of the Month Club Edition Hardcover New Jersey Prentice Hall Very Good in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Small chip at spine heel. Light shelf wear on rear Rating: % positive.   Emperor Hirohito, the last of the World War II leaders and Japan's longest-reigning monarch, died today at the Imperial Palace. He was 87 years old.   Debunking the common image of Hirohito as a pawn in the hands of the military, Bix exposes the emperor’s personal involvement in every stage of the Pacific War. With rare insight, he shows how Hirohito avoided punishment for his nation’s defeat and how the Japanese people have struggled to come to terms with this dark chapter in their history.

      Emperor Hirohito - Emperor Hirohito was emperor of Japan from until See a related article at : Hirohito Emperor of Japan () works Search for books with subject Hirohito Emperor of Japan (). Search. Borrow. Japan's imperial conspiracy David Bergamini , World War, , Accessible book, Protected DAISY, Japan, Death and burial, Pictorial works, Biographies.   A lengthy exploration of the role of Emperor Hirohito in 20th-century Japanese politics that draws on an impressive array of fresh sources. Bix (Social Sciences/Hitosubashi Univ.) has written what is essentially a page indictment of the Japanese emperor, arguing that he should bear more blame, responsibility, and consequences than he has for Japan’s aggression in the first half of this Author: Herbert P. Bix. Hirohito (裕仁, 29 April – 7 January ) was the th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 25 December , until his death on 7 January He was succeeded by his eldest son, Japan, reigning emperors are known simply as "the Emperor" and he is now referred to primarily by his posthumous name, Emperor Shōwa (昭和天皇).Born: Ap , Tokyo.


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