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Author Schlichtmann, Klaus, 1944-

Title Japan in the world : Shidehara Kijūrō, pacifism, and the abolition of war. Volume I / Klaus Schlichtmann
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Series Asia world
Contents The historical backgrounds of a Japanese ethics of peace : a general justification -- The international environment and the emergence of modern Japan -- Shidehara Kijūrō, 1872-1922
Summary The twentieth century is as remarkable for its world wars as it is for its efforts to outlaw war in international and constitutional law and politics. Japan in the World examines some of these efforts through the life and work of Shidehara Kijuro, who was active as diplomat and statesman between 1896 until his death in 1951. Shidehara is seen as a guiding thread running through the first five decades of the twentieth century. Through the 1920s until the beginning of the 1930s, his foreign policy shaped Japan's place within the community of nations. The positive role Japan played in internation
Notes Translated from German
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Shidehara, Kijūrō, 1872-1951.
Diplomats -- Japan -- Biography.
Pacifism -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Prime ministers -- Japan -- Biography.
Japan -- Foreign relations -- 1912-1945.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739132695 (electronic bk.)
9780739132692 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)