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A History of Japan: From Stone Age to SuperpowerThe Excesses of Ambition: the Pacific War and its Lead-Up

A History of Japan: From Stone Age to Superpower: The Excesses of Ambition: the Pacific War and... [When Emperor Meiji’s son Yoshihito (1879–1926) acceded to the throne in 1912, things were looking good for Japan. The auspicious name ‘Taishō’, meaning ‘Great Righteousness’, was chosen to mark the new era.1 It suggested self-assurance as a world power, and promised wisdom and justice.] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

A History of Japan: From Stone Age to SuperpowerThe Excesses of Ambition: the Pacific War and its Lead-Up

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Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright
© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
ISBN
978-0-230-34662-8
Pages
108 –141
DOI
10.1057/9780230369184_6
Publisher site
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Abstract

[When Emperor Meiji’s son Yoshihito (1879–1926) acceded to the throne in 1912, things were looking good for Japan. The auspicious name ‘Taishō’, meaning ‘Great Righteousness’, was chosen to mark the new era.1 It suggested self-assurance as a world power, and promised wisdom and justice.]

Published: Oct 29, 2015

Keywords: Prime Minister; Atomic Bomb; Pearl Harbor; World Power; Asian Mainland

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