The Resource Hirohito and the making of modern Japan, Herbert P. Bix, (electronic resource)

Hirohito and the making of modern Japan, Herbert P. Bix, (electronic resource)

Label
Hirohito and the making of modern Japan
Title
Hirohito and the making of modern Japan
Statement of responsibility
Herbert P. Bix
Title variation
Hirohito & the making of modern Japan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader whose sixty-three-year reign ushered Japan into the modern world. Never before has the full life of this controversial figure been revealed with such clarity and vividness
Tone
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2000.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, 2000.
  • Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 2001.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2000
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
154521
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Characteristic
document
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bix, Herbert P
Dewey number
  • 952.03/3/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS889.8
LC item number
.B59 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hirohito
  • Emperors
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Label
Hirohito and the making of modern Japan, Herbert P. Bix, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E40C0B4F-5A4E-4531-AC5B-975426013CE0
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from eBook information screen
  • Special features: Preface for the Japanese paperback ed. -- Preface for the Japanese hardcover ed. -- Preface for the Chinese ed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
unknown
Isbn
9780061570735
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E40C0B4F-5A4E-4531-AC5B-975426013CE0
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a474249
  • (OCoLC)221292173
System details
Requires Adobe Reader 6.0 (file size: 4956 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 807 KB)
Label
Hirohito and the making of modern Japan, Herbert P. Bix, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E40C0B4F-5A4E-4531-AC5B-975426013CE0
Publication
Note
  • Title from eBook information screen
  • Special features: Preface for the Japanese paperback ed. -- Preface for the Japanese hardcover ed. -- Preface for the Chinese ed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
unknown
Isbn
9780061570735
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E40C0B4F-5A4E-4531-AC5B-975426013CE0
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a474249
  • (OCoLC)221292173
System details
Requires Adobe Reader 6.0 (file size: 4956 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 807 KB)

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