National Police Reserve: The Origin of Japan?s Self Defense Forces

National Police Reserve: The Origin of Japan?s Self Defense Forces

by Thomas French
     
 

National Police Reserve provides a history of the organisation which formed the basis of today’s Japanese armed forces. The book examines the origins of the force, its character and operation, and its evolution into the Ground Self Defense Force.

Overview

National Police Reserve provides a history of the organisation which formed the basis of today’s Japanese armed forces. The book examines the origins of the force, its character and operation, and its evolution into the Ground Self Defense Force.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004266711
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/15/2014
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas French, Ph.D. (2010), Southampton University, is Associate Professor of International Relations at Ritsumeikan University. He has published articles and policy papers on Northeast Asian security and the Self Defence Forces and is a regular contributor to ISN/ETH’s Security Watch.

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