Sailor Diplomat: Nomura Kichisaburo and the Japanese-American War

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As Japan's pre-Pearl Harbor ambassador to the United States, Admiral Nomura Kichisaburo (1877-1964) played a significant role in a tense and turbulent period in Japanese-U.S. relations. Scholars tend to view his actions and missteps as ambassador as representing the failure of diplomacy to avert the outbreak of hostilities between the two paramount Pacific powers. This extensively researched biography casts new light on the life and career of this important figure. Connecting his experiences as a naval officer to his ...

Sailor Diplomat: Nomura Kichisaburo and the Japanese-American War 2011, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674055995

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