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Author Hatano, Sumio, 1947- author.

Uniform Title Taiheiy Sens to Ajia gaik. English
Title The Pacific War and Japan's diplomacy in Asia / Hatano Sumio ; translated by the Japanese Institute of International Affairs (JIIA).

Publication Info. Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo : Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture (JPIC), 2021.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  940.532 H28p 2021    ---  Available
Edition First English edition.
Description 431 pages ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note "Originally published in the Japanese language under the title Taiheiy sens to Ajia gaik by University of Tokyo Press in 1996"--Title page verso.
Contents Opening of war against the United States, Britain, and the Netherlands and a plan to end the war -- Political battle over advance into West Asia -- Construction of the Greater East Asia and the ministry of Greater East Asia -- Evolution of the new China policy -- "Independence" of Burma and the Philippines -- Outlines for the political guidance of Greater East Asia and the Japan-China Alliance Treaty -- Greater East Asia Conference and joint declaration -- Repercussions of the Greater East Asia declaration -- Foreign Minister Shigemitsu and Greater East Asia diplomacy: Indonesia and French Indochina -- Shigemitsu Mamoru and wartime Diplomacy.
Summary "Focusing on the significance of the Greater East Asia policies promoted by Prime Minister Shigemitsu Mamoru during World War II - including the issues of approving independence for Burma and the Philippines as well as the liberation of French Indochina - Prof. Hatano Sumio sheds light on the formation and evolution of Japan's diplomacy in Asia. He then goes on to verify the meaning of what was held to be Japan's war aim - liberation of the people of Asia - and its impact on policies"-- Back cover.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history.
Japan -- Foreign relations -- Asia.
Asia -- Foreign relations -- Japan.
Shigemitsu, Mamoru, 1887-1957.
Greater East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere -- History.
Japan -- Politics and government -- 1912-1945.
Shigemitsu, Mamoru, 1887-1957. (OCoLC)fst00193217
Diplomatic history. (OCoLC)fst01905576
Diplomatic relations. (OCoLC)fst01907412
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Asia. (OCoLC)fst01240495
Asia -- Greater East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere. (OCoLC)fst01240581
Japan. (OCoLC)fst01204082
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
Chronological Term 1912-1945
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Japanese Institute of International Affairs, translator.
Shuppan Bunka Sangy Shink Zaidan, publisher.
ISBN 9784866581286 (hardcover)
486658128X (hardcover)

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