Hirohito

Hirohito

The Emperor and the Man

Book - 1992
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ABC-CLIO
"Hoyt's biography, taking advantage of recent posthumous revelations of a Japanese foreign service diplomat, portrays Hirohito as a man of peace held captive by his role in Japanese society and government . . . " Library Journal "A successful new book from a topnotch writer . . . " Booklist " . . . provocative . . . " Kirkus Reviews
Hoyt shows that, contrary to most historical opinion, Hirohito was a man of peaceful intentions and good will caught up in a turbulent time of military control in Japan.

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& Taylor

Provides an up-to-date look at the Japanese emperor, offering a portrait of a peace-loving man who was not the instigator of the heinous acts of the Japanese, but instead, was a prisoner of the Imperial system of the period

Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1992.
ISBN: 9780275940690
0275940691
Characteristics: x, 214 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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