Tanaka: The Making of Postwar Japan

Tanaka: The Making of Postwar Japan

by James Babb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0582382157

ISBN-13: 9780582382152

Pub. Date: 12/29/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Kakuei Tanaka was the most powerful politician in Japan for nearly two decades, and his followers have dominated Japanese politics for most of the country's recent history. This account of the life and times of Tanaka explores the public profile and private power-broking of a controversial and powerful politician, opening up in the process the intimate political

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Kakuei Tanaka was the most powerful politician in Japan for nearly two decades, and his followers have dominated Japanese politics for most of the country's recent history. This account of the life and times of Tanaka explores the public profile and private power-broking of a controversial and powerful politician, opening up in the process the intimate political history of modern Japan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582382152
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/29/2000
Series:
Profiles In Power Series
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.33(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables.

Preface.

Chronology.

1. Humble Beginnings.

2. War, Business and Corruption.

3. Tanaka-Style Populism.

4. Miracle Worker.

5. Tanaka in Power.

6. Prolonged Fall.

7. Legacy.

Guide to Further Reading.

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