From Enemy To Ally

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This work examines the critical postwar period of 1945-1952, during which years two formidable and recent Pacific enemies-the victorious U.S. and the vanquished Japan-worked out the parameters of their postwar relationship. The author here focuses on one of the most articulate and insightful (yet overlooked) segments of American media: the business press. This well researched and readable volume discusses the important international relationship as it evolved during a crucial ...
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Overview

This work examines the critical postwar period of 1945-1952, during which years two formidable and recent Pacific enemies-the victorious U.S. and the vanquished Japan-worked out the parameters of their postwar relationship. The author here focuses on one of the most articulate and insightful (yet overlooked) segments of American media: the business press. This well researched and readable volume discusses the important international relationship as it evolved during a crucial period in recent world history.
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Journalism History
There is a lesson in Hilgenberg's book for today's politicians, business leaders, and journalists. By looking at how Japan was rebuilt, we possibly can see how some problems could be avoided as America seeks to invest in newly formed countries.
— Arthur E. Barbeau, West Liberty State College
Arthur E. Barbeau
There is a lesson in Hilgenberg's book for today's politicians, business leaders, and journalists. By looking at how Japan was rebuilt, we possibly can see how some problems could be avoided as America seeks to invest in newly formed countries.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819190437
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 7/28/1993
  • Pages: 196
  • Product dimensions: 0.45 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgements
Table of Contents
Forward
Preface
Ch. I "The Occupation of Japan: A Brief Overview" 1
Ch. II "Of Limited Interest: The Opening of the Occupation" 13
Ch. III "More Like Us: The Shaping of Democracy in Postwar Japan" 31
Ch. IV "An Inclination to Criticize: Business Organs & Economic Reform in Japan, 1946-1948" 45
Ch. V "Able to be an Ally: The Imperative of Economic Recovery" 65
Ch. VI "No Fear of Competition: American Business Confronts Japanese Economic Competition" 89
Ch. VII "To Enlist An Ally: The United States, Japan & The Cold War" 103
Ch. VIII "Consumating the Marriage: The 1951 Treaty in The Cold War Context" 123
Ch. IX "Feeling Good About It: Assessing the Occupation" 141
Ch. X "A Consistent Objective: Japan & The Cold War" 150
Bibliography 171
Index 179
Biographical Sketch 183
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