The Resource Hirohito and the making of modern Japan, Herbert P. Bix

Hirohito and the making of modern Japan, Herbert P. Bix

Label
Hirohito and the making of modern Japan
Title
Hirohito and the making of modern Japan
Statement of responsibility
Herbert P. Bix
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of the Japanese emperor reveals a powerful man who successfully cultivated an image of a reluctant king while manipulating important events behind the scenes for five decades
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
ON8
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bix, Herbert P
Dewey number
  • 952.03/3/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS 889.8 .B59 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hirohito
  • Hirohito
  • Hirohito
  • Emperors
  • Japan
  • Japan
  • Emperors
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
Hirohito and the making of modern Japan, Herbert P. Bix
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Updated with a new introduction"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 689-787) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Part III -- his majesty's wars, 1931-1945
  • The Manchurian transformation
  • Restoration and repression
  • Holy war
  • Stalemate and escalation
  • Prologue to Pearl Harbor
  • The ordeal of supreme command
  • Delayed surrender
  • Part IV -- the unexamined life, 1945-1989
  • A monarchy reinvented
  • Part I -- the prince's education, 1901-1921
  • The Tokyo trial
  • Salvaging the imperial mystique
  • The quiet years and the legacies of Showa
  • The boy, the family, and the Meiji legacies
  • Cultivating an emperor
  • Confronting the real world
  • Part II -- the politics of good intentions, 1922-1930
  • The regency and the crisis of Taisho democracy
  • The new monarchy and the new nationalism
  • A political monarch emerges
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Perennial edition, reissued with a new introduction.
Extent
xliii, 819 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062560513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)958880914
  • (OCoLC)ocn958880914
Label
Hirohito and the making of modern Japan, Herbert P. Bix
Publication
Note
"Updated with a new introduction"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 689-787) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Part III -- his majesty's wars, 1931-1945
  • The Manchurian transformation
  • Restoration and repression
  • Holy war
  • Stalemate and escalation
  • Prologue to Pearl Harbor
  • The ordeal of supreme command
  • Delayed surrender
  • Part IV -- the unexamined life, 1945-1989
  • A monarchy reinvented
  • Part I -- the prince's education, 1901-1921
  • The Tokyo trial
  • Salvaging the imperial mystique
  • The quiet years and the legacies of Showa
  • The boy, the family, and the Meiji legacies
  • Cultivating an emperor
  • Confronting the real world
  • Part II -- the politics of good intentions, 1922-1930
  • The regency and the crisis of Taisho democracy
  • The new monarchy and the new nationalism
  • A political monarch emerges
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Perennial edition, reissued with a new introduction.
Extent
xliii, 819 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062560513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)958880914
  • (OCoLC)ocn958880914

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