BOOKS

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The Bonds of the Japan-US Alliance
The Bonds of the Japan-US Alliance
Sakamoto Kazuya
The Japan-US Security Treaty was first signed in 1951, coinciding with the end of Allied occupation...
The Burden of the Past
The Burden of the Past
Kimura Kan
Translated by Marie Speed
Foreword by Gi-Wook Shin
The Burden of the Past reexamines the dispute over historical perception between Japan and South...
Examining Heisei Japan, vol. I
Examining Heisei Japan, vol. I
Kitaoka Shinichi (supervisor), Kokubun Ryosei, Nakanishi Hiroshi, Shiraishi Takashi, and Tanaka Akihiko
The passing of Emperor Shōwa marked the end of an era—an era memorable in both war and peace. As is...
Fencing in the Dark
Fencing in the Dark
Sunohara Tsuyoshi
Sino-Japanese relations were seriously rattled in September 2010 when a Chinese fishing boat rammed...
From Party Politics to Militarism in Japan, 1924–1941
From Party Politics to Militarism in Japan, 1924–1941
Kitaoka Shinichi
The years in Japan between June 1924, when a coalition cabinet of three political parties was...
Hatred Has No Future
Hatred Has No Future
Ma Licheng
The year was 2002—the 30th anniversary of the normalization of Sino-Japanese relations but also a...
History, Memory, and Politics in Postwar Japan
History, Memory, and Politics in Postwar Japan
Edited by Iokibe Kaoru, Komiya Kazuo, Hosoya Yuichi, Miyagi Taizo, and the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research's Political and Diplomatic Review Project
Translated by Fred Uleman, Brian Lewis, Frank Moorhead, Stephen Suloway, and Charles Stewart
Memories can be shared―or contested. Japan and Korea, just one case in point, share centuries of...
Japan in Asia
Japan in Asia
Tanaka Akihiko
Translated by Jean Connell Hoff
Official development assistance (ODA), direct investment in Southeast Asia, participation in the...
Japan's Approach to Legal and Judicial Development in Developing Countries
Japan's Approach to Legal and Judicial Development in Developing Countries
English edition edited by Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture (JPIC)
Beginning with the drafting of Vietnam’s civil law in 1996, the Japan International Cooperation...
Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia
Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia
Miyagi Taizo
Translated by Hanabusa Midori
More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era....
Japan-China Relations through the Lens of Chinese Politics
Japan-China Relations through the Lens of Chinese Politics
Kokubun Ryosei
Why is the relationship between Japan and China so volatile that it keeps fluctuating between...
The Japan-US Alliance of Hope
The Japan-US Alliance of Hope
Edited by Nakasone Peace Institute
Supervised by Kitaoka Shinichi and Kubo Fumiaki
Translated by Charles Stewart and Anai Ikuo
The Japan-US alliance has continued to deepen and develop for around sixty years, responding to the...