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Historical Dictionary of Japanese Foreign Policy

Historical Dictionary of Japanese Foreign Policy

by Mayako Shimamoto, Koji Ito, Yoneyuki Sugita


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The Historical Dictionary of Japanese Foreign Policy includes a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Japanese Foreign Policy.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442250680
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/01/2015
Series: Historical Dictionaries of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations
Pages: 412
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Mayako Shimamoto is currently an independent scholar. Her current interests cover US atomic diplomacy in the early Cold War, postwar nuclear energy issues in US-Japan relations, and Japan’s present-day nuclear policy. She continues to do research on these subjects, while giving talks at universities either in Japan or abroad.

Koji Ito is a PhD student of American history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His major works include “The Price of National Prestige: An Interpretation of the Japan-US Confrontation over Hawaii at the Turn of the Century,” American Review, Vol. 46 (March, 2012), 33-50, and “Politics in the Dark: An Interpretation of the Japan-US War Crisis over Hawaii in 1897,” Doshisha American Studies Supplement, Vol. 20 (April 2013), 53-72.

Yoneyuki Sugita is professor of American history at 'saka University. His major works include "US Strategic Preference for Securing Military Bases and Impact of Japanese Financial Community on Constrained Rearmament in Japan, 1945-1954," in Peter N. Stearns ed., Demilitarization in the Contemporary World (Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2013); Pitfall or Panacea: The Irony of US Power in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952 (New York: Routledge, 2003).

Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword Jon Woronoff
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Appendix A Japanese Prime Ministers
Appendix B Japanese Foreign Ministers
Appendix C Japanese Vice Foreign Ministers
About the Authors

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