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Impact of public opinion on the postwar administration of Japan

Impact of public opinion on the postwar administration of Japan

problems connected with the supplying of facilities and areas for use by United States forces.

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - Syracuse University, 1966.

The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
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Open LibraryOL17554134M

  After suffering devastating casualties at each others' hands during World War II, the U.S. and Japan were able to forge a strong postwar diplomatic alliance. The U.S. State Department still refers to the American-Japanese relationship as "the cornerstone of U.S. security interests in Asia and fundamental to regional stability and prosperity.". The Post-War Era & Modern Japan General Douglas MacArthur, who had been commander of the United States Army Forces in the Far East, landed at Atsugi in Kanagawa Prefecture on 30 August, As Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (SCAP) he was responsible for steering a war-ravaged Japan on a course to recovery.

Book Description: Providing comparisons to the United States and Britain, this book examines Japan's postwar consumer protection movement. Organized largely by and for housewives and spurred by major cases of price gouging and product contamination, the movement led to the passage of basic consumer protection legislation in Post War On Japan 's End Of The 21st Century Words | 7 Pages. Post-war society in Japan caused a shift in society with the in the push for social and cultural change that caused many Japanese people to reconsider certain aspects of their life such as family and the workplace.

  According to the results of the government’s Public Opinion Survey on Social Awareness, a large percentage of Japanese regard “peace” as a defining characteristic of postwar Japan. The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email newsletters.


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The demonstrations against Anpo’s renewal remain the largest protest movement in Japanese history. And while they ultimately failed, a recent book by Nick Kapur, Japan at the Crossroads, frames the.

Today that postwar world is in retreat, Pyle argues, and Japan is changing its foreign policy, “returning to an activist, independent role in global politics not seen since ” — and that has repercussion for its continuing relations with the U.S.

and its role in Asian geopolitics. Japanese Public Opinion and the War on Terrorism: Implications for Japan’s Security Strategy Whatever one thinks about the Bush administration’s controversial “war on terrorism,” it has become the crucial organizing concept of U.S.

foreign policy, the most influential since the Cold War-era concept of containment. As the sole super.

1 In addition to the usual books, newspapers, magazines, and other documentary sources, this paper draws upon die results of a questionnaire distributed in Japan and upon a number of conversations with Japanese critics and writers.

These conversations took place in Japan in the period between September, and June, Japanese treatments useful in a study of post-war Cited by: 1.

During the war, Japan's maritime transport was cut off by the Allied powers, and it had been difficult to obtain raw materials. In effect, this blockade was continued by postwar restrictions that the American occupying forces imposed on foreign trade, and it was exacerbated by social and economic by: 8.

The orders under which MacArthur initially became de facto ruler of postwar Japan—known as the “U.S. Initial Post-Surrender Policy for Japan”—directed him to exercise his authority indirectly through the state where possible, while conferring upon him discretionary power to enforce the surrender terms.

While this is a very short book it is also very good. I say that because I was there for part of this story. My Dad was an officer in the Occupation Forces in Japan from and my mother and I lived with him there from March until late /5(10).

Postwar Japanese literature, a brief survey of the field World War II was crucial for the development of the field of Japanese literature. Many of the early scholars in the field studied Japanese language during the war and used their skills in service to the military through the war and the subsequent occupation of Japan.

Great public unrest was also caused by the renewal of the US-Japan Security Treaty of After the Korean War, and accelerated by it, the recovery of Japan's economy flourished.

The economic growth resulted in a quick rise of the living standards, changes in society and the stabilization of the ruling position of the Liberal Democratic Party.

This book will attempt to introduce the successes and failures of postwar Japan to its ical Dictionary of Postwar Japan covers the most important aspects of Japan from through the present. While it emphasizes Japan's politics and its economy, it also has many entries on foreign relations, social issues, and the arts.

Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history. The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view.

As they examine three related themes of postwar history, the authors describe an ongoing historical process marked by unexpected changes, such as Japan's. Japan (jəpăn´), Jap. Nihon or Nippon, country ( est. pop. ,),sq mi (, sq km), occupying an archipelago off the coast of E Asia.

The capital is Tokyo, which, along with neighboring Yokohama, forms the world's most populous metropolitan region. Land Japan proper has four main islands, which are (from north to south) Hokkaido, Honshu (the largest island, where the.

Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history. The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view.4/4(1).

Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history. The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view/5.

The International Journal of Public Opinion Research is a source of informed analysis and comment for both professionals and academics.

Edited by a board drawn from over a dozen countries and several disciplines Find out more. Japan’s Postwar Settlement in U.S.-Japan Relations: Continuity of Prewar Ideology in Domestic Politics Fujioka, Yuka, Ph.

D candidate, Kobe University. Introduction. This year () marks the sixty-first year since Japan surrendered to the Allied Forces in the Pacific War and accepted the terms of.

The books strength is in its very interdisciplinary approach to examining postwar Japan and as such it includes chapters centred on subjects as diverse as politics, poetry, philosophy, economics and art which serve to fill the blanks in the collective cultural Cited by: 3.

Summary This chapter contains sections titled: The Postwar Recovery The High Growth Era Reversal and Stagnation Reform versus Recovery Conclusion The Postwar Japanese Economy - A Companion to Japanese History - Wiley Online LibraryCited by: 2.

Japan's biggest postwar political crisis took place in over the revision of the Japan-United States Mutual Security Assistance Pact. As the new Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security was concluded, which renewed the United States role as military protector of Japan, massive street protests and political upheaval occurred, and the.

One of the most notable chroniclers of postwar Japan was Yukio Mishima. In novels such as The Temple of the Golden Pavilion (published in Japanese in and translated into English in ) and the four-part epic known as The Sea of Fertility (published in Japanese –70, translated –74), the young author proved himself a master at.

Post-occupation Japan is the period in Japanese history which started after the Allied occupation of Japan that ended in In that time, Japan has established itself as a global economic and political power. The American-written post-war constitution was enacted on November 3, and became effective May 3, Japan’s post-war development, the potential threat of global competition provided sufficient incentives for productivity growth as Japanese industries looked for export markets.

On the other hand, investments in non-tradable sectors were not sufficiently funded. As a result, development of File Size: 2MB.War II Japanese history, including two major monographs, A Social History of Prewar Japanese Militarism (University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, ) and Agricultural Development and Tenancy Disputes in Japan, (Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, ).

He is currently working on a biography of Takahashi Korekiyo.