The Irony of U.S. Power in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952
The main purpose of this book is to shed light on the limitations of the American hegemony in occupied Japan. Previous studies share the assumption that the United States was in a near-monopoly position to shape the postwar development in Japan as well as in the Asia-Pacific region. The book goes...
Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge
The U.S. Occupation and Japanese Politics and Society
With expert contributions from both the US and Japan, this book examines the legacies of the US Occupation on Japanese politics and society, and discusses the long-term impact of the Occupation on contemporary Japan. Focusing on two central themes – democracy and the interplay of US-initiated...
Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge