Showa: The Japan of Hirohito

Showa: The Japan of Hirohito


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The death of Emperor Hirohito in 1989 ended Japan's Showa era and provided the occasion for the Japanese to confront their past and the roots of their present success. This collection of original essays on twentieth-century Japan's history and culture provides a unique mix of American and Japanese perspectives on Showa.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393029840
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/1992
Pages: 1
Product dimensions: 9.47(w) x 6.51(h) x 1.41(d)

About the Author

Carol Gluck is George Sansom Professor of History at Columbia University.

Stephen R. Graubard is the editor of Daedalus and is professor of history at Brown University.

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