Chapter 14. The Fifteen-Year War

  1. William M. Tsutsui
  1. W. Miles Fletcher III

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751398.ch15

A Companion to Japanese History

A Companion to Japanese History

How to Cite

Fletcher, W. M. (2007) The Fifteen-Year War, in A Companion to Japanese History (ed W. M. Tsutsui), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751398.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405116909

Online ISBN: 9780470751398

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Keywords:

  • zhang zuolin;
  • politicians;
  • buddhist;
  • narrow nationalism;
  • authoritarianism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Fifteen-Year or an Eight-Year War or Neither?

  • Society and the State

  • What Was Wartime Japan?

  • Diplomacy and the Road to Pearl Harbor

  • The Role of the Emperor

  • The Japanese Military

  • The Japanese Empire

  • Japan's Surrender

  • A Broader Context for Interpretation