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Postwar Japan: 1945 to the Present (Historical Association Studies)

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Within forty years of the end of the Second World War, Japan was transformed from a nation in defeat to one of the most successful economic forces in the world. In this book, Paul Bailey draws on the most recent research to analyse the significance of the American Occupation (1945-52) as well as the later political, social and economic factors that contributed to postwar recovery.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-200) and index.

About the Author

Paul J. Bailey is a Senior Lecturer in East Asian history at the University of Edinburgh. His previous publications include China in the Twentieth Century (Blackwell, 1988).

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

Outline Chronology.

Introduction.

1. The Path to 1945.

2. The American Interregnum (1945-1952).

3. The Creation of the Liberal-Democratic Party and Political Conflict in the 1950s and 1960s.

4. The Emergence of an Economic Superpower.

5. A New Imperial Era and the End of the LDP Hegemony.

Guide to Further Reading.

Bibliography.

Glossary of Japanese Terms.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780631179016
Author:
Bailey, Paul
Author:
Bailey
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
History
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Hastcry
Subject:
Japan History 1945-
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
World History-Japan
Subject:
Asian & Australasian History
Copyright:
Series:
Historical Association studies
Series Volume:
95-18
Publication Date:
October 1996
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
228
Dimensions:
8.45x5.40x.71 in. .65 lbs.

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