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Author Mauch, Peter (Peter Cameron)

Title Sailor diplomat : Nomura KichisaburĊ and the Japanese-American War / Peter Mauch
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Published by the Harvard University Asia Center, 2011
Distributed by Harvard University Press
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 312 pages) : illustrations
Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 333
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 333
Contents Nomura's early years (1877-1899) -- Young navy officer (1899-1911) -- Assignments to China, Tokyo, and Washington (1912-1918) -- Nomura and the era of naval limitation (1919-1937) -- Foreign minister Nomura (September 1939-January 1940) -- Ambassadorial appointment (August 1940-January 1941) -- Ambassador Nomura and the draft understanding (January-April 1941) -- A mission gone awry (May-October 1941) -- The failure of a mission and war (November 1941-August 1945) -- Cold warrior (November 1945-September 1951)
Summary As Japan's pre-Pearl Harbor ambassador to the United States, Admiral Nomura Kichisaburo (1877-1964) played a significant role in a tense and turbulent period in Japanese-US relations. This biography casts light on the life and career of this important figure
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-304) and index
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Subject Nomura, KichisaburĊ, 1877-1964.
Admirals -- Japan -- Biography.
Diplomats -- Japan -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Causes.
Japan -- Foreign relations -- 1912-1945.
Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Harvard University. Asia Center.
ISBN 1684175062 (electronic bk.)
9781684175062 (electronic bk.)