eBook Japan at War: An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1598847422
  • ISBN-13: 9781598847420
  • DDC: 355.00952
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 615 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2013
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Japan’s military prowess is legendary. From the early samurai code of morals to the 20th-century battles in the Pacific theater, this island nation has a long history of duty, honor, and valor in warfare. This fascinating reference explores the relations between military values and Japanese society, and traces the evolution of war in this country from 700 CE to modern times.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Guide to Related Topics by Era.
Guide to Related Topics by Subject.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Ainu, Military Resistance to.
2: Aizawa Seishisai (1782–1863).
3: Aizu Samurai Spirit.
4: Akihito (Heisei), Emperor (b. 1933).
5: Amau Doctrine.
6: American Anti-alien Movement.
7: AMPO: United States–Japan Security Treaty (1951).
8: Anglo-Japanese Alliances (1902–1921).
9: Anti-Comintern Pact (1936).
10: Anti-Japanism in China.
11: Anti-Narita Airport Movement.
12: Araki Sadao (1877–1966).
13: Ashikaga Takauji (1305–1358).
14: Atomic Bombs: Surrender of Japan (August 15, 1945).
15: Azuma Kagami.
16: Bakumatsu Fencing Schools and Nationalism.
17: Bataan, Battle of (1941–1942).
18: Bataan Death March (April 1942).
19: Beheiren: Anti-Vietnam War Movement.
20: Bikini Island Atomic Tests (1946–1958).
21: Boissonade de Fontarabie, Gustave Émile (1825–1910).
22: Boshin Civil War (1867–1868).
23: Boshin Civil War, Causes.
24: Boshin Civil War, Consequences.
25: Boxer Rebellion (1898–1900).
26: Buddhism Copes with Imperialism (1900–1945).
27: Buke Shohatto.
28: Bunmei Kaika.
29: Burma Air Campaign (1941–1942).
30: Bushidō.
31: Bushidō in Japanese Sports.
32: Christian Era, Suppression (Fumi-e).
33: Civil Wars (1467–1570), Causes.
34: Civil Wars (1467–1570), Consequences.
35: Civil Wars, Sengoku Era (1467–1570).
36: Cloister Government (Insei).
37: Colonization of Hokkaidō.
38: Colonization of Taiwan (1895–1945).
39: Comfort Women.
40: Continental Adventurers (Tairiku Rōnin).
41: Coral Sea, Battle of (May 7–8, 1942).
42: Corregidor, Battle of (April–May 1942).
43: Dōmei News Agency (Dōmei Tsūshinsha).
44: Doolittle Raid (April 18, 1942).
45: Dutch on Deshima (1641–1859).
46: Early Meiji (1868–1890) Political Reforms.
47: Early Mytho-Histories: Kojiki and Nihon Shōki.
48: Emigrants from Japan.
49: Enomoto Takeaki (1836–1908).
50: February 26 Incident (1936).
51: Firearms in Premodern Japan.
52: Fujiwara Family.
53: Fukuzawa Yukichi.
54: Gen’yōsha Nationalism.
55: Gilbert Islands Campaign (November 1943).
56: Go-Daigo.
57: Golovnin Affair (1811–1813).
58: Gordon, Beate Sirota (b. 1923).
59: Gōtō Shinpei.
60: Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere.
61: Great Kanto Earthquake (1923).
62: Guadalcanal, Land Battle for (August 1942–February 1943).
63: Guam, Battle for (July 21–August 10, 1944).
64: Hakkō Ichiu.
65: Hansan, Battle of (1592).
66: Hara-Kiri (Seppuku).
67: Hara Takashi (1856–1921).
68: Harris, Townsend (1804–1878).
69: Hashimoto Kingoro (1890–1957).
70: Heike Monogatari.
71: Heusken, Henry (1832–1861).
72: High Treason Incident (1910–1911).
73: Himiko-Iyo Succession Crisis (Third Century C.E.).
74: Hiratsuka Raichō.
75: History Textbooks Controversy.
76: Hitotsubasi Keiki (Tokugawa Yoshinobu) (1827–1913).
77: Hogen-Heiji-Gempei Wars (12th Century).
78: Hôjô Masako (1157–1225).
79: Hōjō Tokimune (1251–1284).
80: Hong Kong, Battle of (December 8–25, 1941).
81: Ichi-gō Campaign (April–December 1944).
82: Ichikawa Fusae (1893–1981).
83: Ienaga Saburō (1913–2002).
84: Ii Naosuke (1815–1860).
85: Ikeda Hayato (1899–1965).
86: Ikkō Ikki.
87: Imjin War.
88: Inoue Kaoru (1836–1915).
89: International Military Tribunal for the Far East (1946–1949).
90: Ishiwara Kanji (1889–1949).
91: Isshi Incident.
92: Itagaki Taisuke (1837–1919).
93: Itō Hirobumi.
94: Itō Noe (1895–1923).
95: Itō Yūko (1843–1913).
96: Iwakura Mission (1871–1873).
97: Iwakura Tomomi (1825–1883).
98: Iwo Jima, Battle for (February 19–March 26, 1945).
99: Jiang Jieshi (Ch’iang K’ai-shek) (1887–1975).
100: Jimmu Tennō (711 B.C.E.?–585 B.C.E.?).
101: Jingū Kōgō.
102: Jiyu Minken Undo.
103: Jôkyû War of 1221.
104: Kagoshima, Bombardment of.
105: Kakitsu Disturbance.
106: Kakure Kirishitan (750).
107: Kamakura Bakufu (1185–1333).
108: Kamikaze (Tokkōtai).
109: Katsu Kaishū (1823–1899).
110: Kawakami Soroku (1848–1899).
111: Kimigayo (National Anthem).
112: Kim Ok-kyun (1851–1894).
113: Kita Ikki (1883–1937).
114: Kitabatake Chikafusa (1293–1354).
115: Kokutai and Ultra-nationalism.
116: Komura Jutarō (1855–1911).
117: Konoe Fumimaro (1891–1946).
118: Korea Added to the Empire (1905–1910).
119: Korean War (1950–1952).
120: Kōtoku Shūsui (1871–1911).
121: Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi.
122: Kwantung Army Adventurism (1926–1936).
123: Language: Change in the Sixth to Eighth Centuries.
124: Language: Change in the 19th to 20th Centuries.
125: Law on Assembly and Political Association of 1890.
126: League of Nations, Mandates.
127: Leyte Gulf, Battle of (October 23–26, 1944).
128: London Naval Conference.
129: Loyalist Verse (Shishi-gin).
130: MacArthur, Douglas (1880–1964).
131: Malaya Campaign (1941–1942).
132: Manchukuo.
133: Manila, Battle for (February 3–March 3, 1945).
134: Maria Luz Incident (1872).
135: Maruyama Masao (1914–1996).
136: Matsudaira Sadanobu.
137: Matsukata Masayoshi (1835–1924).
138: Matsuoka Yōsuke (1880–1946).
139: May Fourth Movement (1919).
140: Meiji Constitution (1890).
141: Meiji Economic Reforms (1870–1880s).
142: Meiji Emperor (1852–1912).
143: Meiji-Era Peasant Uprisings.
144: Meiji Ishin Shishi.
145: Meiji Land Tax (1873).
146: Meiji Press Laws.
147: Midway, Battle of (June 3–6, 1942).
148: Minamoto Yoritomo (1147–1199).
149: Minamoto Yoshitsune (1159–1189).
150: Minobe Tatsukichi (1873–1948).
151: Mishima Yukio (1925–1970).
152: Mito School.
153: Mongol Invasions of Japan (1274, 1281).
154: Mukden Incident: Lytton Report.
155: Muromachi Bakufu (1338–1573).
156: Musha-e (Warrior Prints).
157: Mutsu Munemitsu (1844–1897).
158: Namamugi Incident.
159: Nanjing Massacre.
160: Nara (Heijō-kyō) to Heian-kyō.
161: Nativism, Rise of.
162: Navy, Modernized (1868–1894).
163: New Guinea Campaign (March 8, 1942–September 13, 1945).
164: New Religions in Imperial and Postwar Japan.
165: Newsreels.
166: Nichiren (1222–1282).
167: Ninja.
168: Nishi Amane (1829–1897).
169: Nitobe Inazō (1862–1933).
170: Nitta Yoshisada (1301–1338).
171: Nogi Maresuke.
172: Nomonhan/Khalhin-Gol, Battle of (1939).
173: Nozu Michitsura (1842–1907).
174: Occupation of Japan.
175: Oda Nobunaga (1534–1582).
176: Ōshio Yoshio (1659–1703) and the 47 Rōnin.
177: Okinawa, Invasion of (Operation Iceberg, March–June 1945).
178: Oku Yasukata (1846–1930).
179: Ōkubo Toshimichi.
180: Ōkuma Shigenobu (1838–1922).
181: Ōnin War (1467–1477).
182: Organ Theory of the State.
183: Orientalism.
184: Osaka Castle, Battle of (1614–1615).
185: Ōshio Heihachirō (1793–1837).
186: Ōtori Keisuke (1833–1911).
187: Otsu Incident (1891).
188: Ōyama Iwao (1842–1916).
189: Oyatoi Gaikokujin.
190: Pacifism.