A comprehensive and often controversial account of Japan's foreign and security policy before the Second World War based on War Crimes Trials materials, original Japanese sources, and detailed accounts by Japanese historians.
Originally published in 1966.
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Table of Contents
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- Acknowledgments, pg. vii
- Contents, pg. xi
- Preface, pg. xiii
- Historical Prologue to the 1930’s, pg. 1
- CHAPTER I. The London Naval Treaty Controversy, pg. 35
- CHAPTER II. The Crisis at Mukden, pg. 82
- CHAPTER III. Withdrawal from the League of Nations, pg. 122
- CHAPTER IV. Quest for an Autonomous National Defense, pg. 187
- CHAPTER V. Factions, Rebellion, and National Policy, pg. 244
- CHAPTER VI. The China War, pg. 301
- Epilogue, pg. 379
- Bibliography, pg. 399
- Index, pg. 417