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Japan in the American Century

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674983649

Publication Date: 10/15/2018

Academic Trade

472 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

28 photos

Belknap Press


  • Introduction: An Unnatural Intimacy
  • 1. Two Rising Powers
  • 2. Unconditional Surrender Policy
  • 3. The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb
  • 4. An American Revolution in Japan
  • 5. The Subordination of Japan
  • 6. For the Soul of Japan
  • 7. A Peculiar Alliance
  • 8. Competing Capitalisms
  • 9. Japan’s Nonconvergent Society
  • 10. Democracy in Japan
  • 11. Japan in the Twilight of the American Century
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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