Kotoku Shusui: Portrait of a Japanese Radical

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This 1971 text was the first Western study of Kotoku Shusui (1871-1911) - Japan's leading left-wing thinker at the turn of the century - whose career and ideas had a decisive influence on subsequent radical movements in Japan and also in China. Kotoku was a bitter opponent of aggressive Japanese nationalism and militarism, foreseeing as early as 1906 that its ultimate consequence would be conflict with the United States. He was executed in 1911 on charges of 'high treason' in a plot to take the life of the Meiji Emperor. ...

Kotoku Shusui: Portrait of a Japanese Radical 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521131483

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Kotoku Shusui: Portrait of a Japanese Radical 1971, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521079891

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