Yoshida Shigeru : last Meiji man /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Yoshida, Shigeru, 1878-1967.
Other Authors: Nara, Hiroshi, 1951-, Yoshida, Ken'ichi, 1912-1977.
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2007.
Edition:[New ed.].
Series:The Library of Japan.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The unfolding tragedy
  • The crisis breaks
  • Aftermath of defeat
  • Blueprint for an occupation
  • General MacArthur and his aides
  • My political apprenticeship
  • The "Yoshida era" begins
  • My first cabinet
  • In opposition and an election victory
  • The last three Yoshida cabinets
  • The West revisited
  • Old friends in Britain and the United States
  • The postwar constitution
  • Critics of the new constitution
  • The purges
  • Educational reform
  • Police reform
  • The Self-Defense Force
  • Agricultural reform
  • The postwar food crisis
  • Labor reforms and after
  • My views on Japan's labor movement
  • The communists as a destructive force
  • The San Francisco Peace Treaty
  • Preparatory negotiations for peace
  • The San Francisco Peace Conference
  • The territorial question
  • The U.S.-Japan Security Treaty
  • The administrative agreement
  • Korean War, peace, and independence
  • My view on the Imperial Household
  • Recollections of my days as a diplomat
  • Recollections of friends.