Hirohito, Emperor of Japan.

by Leonard Oswald Mosley

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 371 Downloads: 28
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  • Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, 1901-

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 357-361.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS889.8 .M6 1966a
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 371 p.
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6012897M
LC Control Number66068816

Hirohito’s son Akihito, the current emperor of Japan, broke with 1, years of tradition by marrying a commoner in Hirohito: The Trial of The Emperor : Leonard Mosley HIROHITO EMPEROR OF JAPAN Book of the Month Club Edition Hardcover New Jersey Prentice Hall Very Good in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Small chip at spine heel. Light shelf wear on rear Rating: % positive. Hirohito And The Making Of Modern Japan eBook: Bix, Herbert P.: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store. Go Search /5(). This is a most important new work on Emperor Hirohito by one of Japan's leading historians, Ikuhiko Hata. Following the untimely death of Marius B. Jansen (Emeritus Professor, University of Princeton) in December , who had been actively collaborating with the author and translator of the original Japanese edition ("Hirohito Tenno itsutsu no ketsudan", first published in and.

  Post-Hirohito, Japan Debates His War Role. whether Emperor Hirohito bears any responsibility for World War II. Showa is the name given to Hirohito's year reign. The book emphasizes the. Hirohito (裕仁, 29 April – 7 January ) was the th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 25 December , until his death on 7 January He was succeeded by his eldest son, Japan, reigning emperors are known simply as "the Emperor" and he is now referred to primarily by his posthumous name, Emperor Shōwa (昭和天皇).Born: Ap , Tokyo. In his important and provocative new book, ''Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan,'' Herbert P. Bix presents one of the first complete biographies of the emperor in English based on this new Japanese scholarship, as well as on extensive research of his own.   Emperor Hirohito, the last of the World War II leaders and Japan's longest-reigning monarch, died today at the Imperial Palace. He was 87 years old.

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In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader Emperor of Japan.

book sixty-three-year reign ushered Japan Cited by: Hirohito, Emperor of Japan Hardcover – January 1, by Leonard Mosley (Author)Cited by: Hirohito, Emperor of Japan Paperback – January 1, by Leonard Mosley (Author)/5(6). Hirohito (4/29//7/89) was the th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from '26 to '89, called the Sho-wa period.

Since his death he has been known as Emperor Sho-wa' in Japan, the posthumous name given him by order of the Japanese cabinet/5. From Library Journal The late emperor Hirohito has been the subject of several biographies, notably David Bergamini's Japan's Imperial Conspiracy (LJ 12/15/71) and Leonard Mosley's Hirohito: Emperor of Japan (LJ 6/15/66).Cited by:   Hirohito (or as we Hirohito now call him, the Shōwa Emperor), ruled Japan for 63 years frombut as might be expected, the bulk of this book focuses on the period of Japan's imperial aggression in East Asia and the Pacific, between the Manchurian Incident () and the conclusion of the international war crimes tribunal in /5().

Hirohito (hērō´hētō), –89, emperor of Japan. He was made regent in and succeeded his father, Yoshihito (the Taishō emperor), in He married () Princess Nagako Kuni (–); a son and heir, Prince Akihito, was born in For 20 years he reigned as sovereign as Japan went to war in China and the Pacific, and in he made an unprecedented radio broadcast announcing Japan's.

Hirohito became emperor of Japan on Decemfollowing the death of his father. His reign was designated Shōwa (“Bright Peace,” or “Enlightened Harmony”). The Meiji Constitution (promulgated ) had invested the emperor with supreme authority, but in practice he generally gave his assent to policies formulated by his ministers and advisers.

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From toEmperor Hirohito reigned as monarch during Japan's Shōwa* period. After the promulgation of the Meiji Constitution inJapan established the Imperial Diet, which basically functioned as a constitutional monarchy/5. The book, which is not a biography or a general history of the Showa era, focuses on five decisions taken by Emperor Hirohito, which the author considers the key turning points of his reign: these concern the 26 February insurrection of young army officers, the termination of the Pacific War, the post-war constitution, the issue of.

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[Leonard Mosley] -- By focusing on the internal politics of Japan as they affected the role of the emperor and the fate of the nation. By focusing on the internal politics of Japan as they affected the role of the emperor and the fate of the nation, Mosley traces the path Japan has taken in the past sixty years.

Hirohito was dedicated to his nation by training and task from birth, but the actual power commanded by him appears to have been : Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan provides the definitive account of his rich life and legacy.

Meticulously researched and utterly engaging, this book is proof that the history of twentieth-century Japan cannot be understood apart from the life of its most remarkable and enduring leader/5(76). Hirohito was Japan's longest-reigning emperor, holding the throne from to He was a controversial figure who announced Japan's surrender to the Allied Forces in SynopsisBorn: Hirohito: the emperor and the man User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

The death of Emperor Hirohito in inspired a spate of new books, all attempting to understand and explain his role in Japan's World War II imperialism. Among them were Edward Behr's Hirohito Read full review5/5(1). The Emperor of Japan is the head of the Imperial Family and the head of state of the constitution, he is defined as "the symbol of the State and of the unity of the people."Historically, he is also the highest authority of the Shinto religion.

In Japanese, the Emperor is called Tennō (天皇, pronounced), literally "heavenly sovereign".First monarch: Emperor Jimmu (mythical). Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan provides the definitive account of his rich life and legacy. Meticulously researched and utterly engaging, this book is proof that the history of twentieth-century Japan cannot be understood apart from the life of its most remarkable and enduring leader/5().

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xii, pages ; 24 cm Few historical subjects have aroused as much passionate debate as the Showa Emperor, Hirohito. This book, based on extensive research in Japanese and English sources, impartially explores how far Hirohito was responsible for war, why he emerged as a contested 'symbol emperor' in postwar Japan, and his legacy to Japan : Hirohito and war: imperial tradition and military decision making in prewar Japan by Peter Michael Wetzler (); Hirohito, Emperor of Japan by Leonard Mosley (Book); Hirohito and the making of modern Japan by Herbert P Bix (Book).

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Herbert Bix talked about his book Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan, published by HarperCollins. The book describes the enigmatic emperor whose sixty-three-year reign led Japan into the.

Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan provides the definitive account of his rich life and legacy. Meticulously researched and utterly engaging, this book is proof that the history of twentieth-century Japan cannot be understood apart from the life of its most remarkable and enduring leader.

(From the book. Although better known outside of Japan by his personal name Hirohito (裕仁), in Japan, he is now referred to primarily by his posthumous name Emperor Shōwa. Mosley, Leonard HIROHITO EMPEROR OF JAPAN Book Club Edition Hardcover Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice Hall Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket.

A few small tears and light Rating: % positive. A lengthy exploration of the role of Emperor Hirohito in 20th-century Japanese politics that draws on an impressive array of fresh sources.

Bix (Social Sciences/Hitosubashi Univ.) has written what is essentially a page indictment of the Japanese emperor, arguing that he should bear more blame, responsibility, and consequences than he has for Japan’s aggression in the first half of this Author: Herbert P.

Bix. Hirohito And The Making Of Modern Japan - Ebook written by Herbert P. Bix. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Hirohito And The Making Of Modern Japan/5(17).Emperor Hirohito reigned for more than sixty years, yet we know little about him or the part he really played in the turbulent history of Showa Japan.

Stephen Large draws on a wide range of Japanese and Western sources in his study of Emperor Hirohito's political role in Showa Japan (). Hirohito became the th Emperor of Japan on Decem —he was only He took on what can only be described as a uniquely complex role.

The BBC observes that the Emperor did not believe himself “a God in the sense of being a supernatural supreme being.” Yet from the “6th century onwards” it was accepted that the Emperor was.