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The Resource Dear General MacArthur : letters from the Japanese during the American occupation, Sodei Rinjirō ; edited by John Junkerman ; translated by Shizue Matsuda ; foreword by John W. Dower

Dear General MacArthur : letters from the Japanese during the American occupation, Sodei Rinjirō ; edited by John Junkerman ; translated by Shizue Matsuda ; foreword by John W. Dower

Label
Dear General MacArthur : letters from the Japanese during the American occupation
Title
Dear General MacArthur
Title remainder
letters from the Japanese during the American occupation
Statement of responsibility
Sodei Rinjirō ; edited by John Junkerman ; translated by Shizue Matsuda ; foreword by John W. Dower
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This book compiles some 120 remarkable letters from Japanese citizens to General Douglas MacArthur during the postwar occupation of Japan (1945-1952). Painstakingly culled from a vast collection, these letters evoke the unfiltered voices of people of all classes and occupations during the tremendous upheaval of the early postwar period, when the Japanese were coming to terms with the devastating losses of the war, adjusting to a new political system, and creating the framework for economic and social recovery."
  • "Written by people of all ages and walks of life, the letters raise issues ranging from Japanese war crimes to the future of the emperor system, from the behavior of American occupation troops to pleas for the United States to annex Japan. Some writers offered to serve as spies for the occupation forces; others appealed for help in solving individual problems, protested allegedly unfair treatment by the occupation, or made detailed recommendations for the reform of Japanese society."--Jacket
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Cataloging source
OEM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sodei, Rinjirō
Dewey number
952.044
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E745.M3
LC item number
S5813 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Junkerman, John
Series statement
Asian voices
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • MacArthur, Douglas
  • MacArthur, Douglas
  • Allied Occupation of Japan (1945-1952)
  • Japanese
  • Japanese
  • Japan
  • Japan
Label
Dear General MacArthur : letters from the Japanese during the American occupation, Sodei Rinjirō ; edited by John Junkerman ; translated by Shizue Matsuda ; foreword by John W. Dower
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-306)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xxv, 306 pages
Isbn
9780742511163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm77527823
  • (OCoLC)77527823
Label
Dear General MacArthur : letters from the Japanese during the American occupation, Sodei Rinjirō ; edited by John Junkerman ; translated by Shizue Matsuda ; foreword by John W. Dower
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-306)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xxv, 306 pages
Isbn
9780742511163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm77527823
  • (OCoLC)77527823

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