Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan

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Though one of the most hated World War II leaders, together with Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini, no one has ever written a full-length biography of Emperor Hirohito. Mostly due to the secrecy of Japanese society, where responsibility for war atrocities has still not been acknowledged, it is in large part a consequence of US spin-control after the armistice. Fearful of a civil war, General MacArthur invented the fiction of Hirohito as a peaceful emperor, whose symbolic power was abused by his war-hungry underlings. In this ...

Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan 2016, Harper Perennial

ISBN-13: 9780062560513

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Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan 2001, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060931308

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Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan 2001, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780715630778

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Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan 2000, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060193140

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