The American Occupation of Japan: The Origins of the Cold War in Asia

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This book provides a novel perspective on the origins of the Cold War in Asia, tracing it all the way back to the occupation of Japan after the Second World War. Schaller argues that the reconstruction of postwar Japan not only shaped the future of that country but the future of U.S. policy throughout postwar Asia, leading up to the controversial interventions in China, Korea, and Vietnam. The author shows how after the war, the United States sought to develop Japan as a stable bulwark against both Soviet expansion and ...

The American Occupation of Japan: The Origins of the Cold War in Asia 1985, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195036268

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