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World War I and the Triumph of a New Japan, 1919–1930.

By: Series: Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern WarfarePublisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (236 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781107468627
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: World War I and the Triumph of a New Japan, 1919–1930DDC classification:
  • 952.03
LOC classification:
  • DS886 .D53 2013
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- World War I in global history -- Interwar "crisis" in global history -- Rewriting interwar Japan -- Champions of the New Japan -- 1 World War I as anchor -- First World War from afar -- Twilight of European hegemony -- Rise of Japan -- Rise of the United States -- American century -- Wilson in the context of Perry -- Taishō Renovation -- Synopsis -- 2 Structural foundations of a New Japan -- Economic growth -- Empire -- Urbanization -- Party politics -- Expanding the public sphere -- Print media -- The new media -- Synopsis -- 3 Internationalism -- Multilateralism and the New Japan -- Benefits of "conference diplomacy" -- Paris Peace and the New Japan -- League of Nations and the New Japan -- Washington Conference and the New Japan -- Kellogg-Briand Pact and the New Japan -- Gold standard and the New Japan -- Institute of Pacific Relations and the New Japan -- Synopsis -- 4 Democracy -- World War I and Japanese democracy -- Seiyūkai in the New Japan -- Kenseikai in the New Japan -- Minseitō in the New Japan -- Synopsis -- 5 Disarmament -- Armaments and global status in the New Japan -- Washington Conference -- Paring the Imperial Army -- Armed services as pariahs -- Synopsis -- 6 World power -- Changing standards of empire -- Retraction of empire -- Civilian character of empire -- From continental to global, maritime empire -- Synopsis -- 7 Culture of peace -- Constructing a culture of peace in interwar Japan -- Japanese League of Nations Association and Armistice Day -- Chronicling the 1920s through the culture of peace -- Taishō icons as symbols of the New Japan of peace -- The new media as peace media -- Synopsis -- 8 Hamaguchi Osachi and the triumph of the New Japan -- Pinnacle of the New Japan -- Hamaguchi goes for gold -- Hamaguchi goes for London.
Peace culture and the pinnacle of the New Japan -- Synopsis -- Conclusion -- World War I in Japan -- Constructing a New Japan -- The New Japan in global context -- Interwar foundations of twentieth-century Japan -- Bibliography -- Unpublished sources -- Newspapers/journals -- Published sources (Japanese language) -- Published sources (English language) -- Index.
Summary: A new, integrative history of interwar Japan, highlighting the transformative effects of the Great War far from the Western Front.
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Cover -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- World War I in global history -- Interwar "crisis" in global history -- Rewriting interwar Japan -- Champions of the New Japan -- 1 World War I as anchor -- First World War from afar -- Twilight of European hegemony -- Rise of Japan -- Rise of the United States -- American century -- Wilson in the context of Perry -- Taishō Renovation -- Synopsis -- 2 Structural foundations of a New Japan -- Economic growth -- Empire -- Urbanization -- Party politics -- Expanding the public sphere -- Print media -- The new media -- Synopsis -- 3 Internationalism -- Multilateralism and the New Japan -- Benefits of "conference diplomacy" -- Paris Peace and the New Japan -- League of Nations and the New Japan -- Washington Conference and the New Japan -- Kellogg-Briand Pact and the New Japan -- Gold standard and the New Japan -- Institute of Pacific Relations and the New Japan -- Synopsis -- 4 Democracy -- World War I and Japanese democracy -- Seiyūkai in the New Japan -- Kenseikai in the New Japan -- Minseitō in the New Japan -- Synopsis -- 5 Disarmament -- Armaments and global status in the New Japan -- Washington Conference -- Paring the Imperial Army -- Armed services as pariahs -- Synopsis -- 6 World power -- Changing standards of empire -- Retraction of empire -- Civilian character of empire -- From continental to global, maritime empire -- Synopsis -- 7 Culture of peace -- Constructing a culture of peace in interwar Japan -- Japanese League of Nations Association and Armistice Day -- Chronicling the 1920s through the culture of peace -- Taishō icons as symbols of the New Japan of peace -- The new media as peace media -- Synopsis -- 8 Hamaguchi Osachi and the triumph of the New Japan -- Pinnacle of the New Japan -- Hamaguchi goes for gold -- Hamaguchi goes for London.

Peace culture and the pinnacle of the New Japan -- Synopsis -- Conclusion -- World War I in Japan -- Constructing a New Japan -- The New Japan in global context -- Interwar foundations of twentieth-century Japan -- Bibliography -- Unpublished sources -- Newspapers/journals -- Published sources (Japanese language) -- Published sources (English language) -- Index.

A new, integrative history of interwar Japan, highlighting the transformative effects of the Great War far from the Western Front.

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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.

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