Chapter 19. Japan in the World

  1. William M. Tsutsui
  1. Glenn D. Hook

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751398.ch20

A Companion to Japanese History

A Companion to Japanese History

How to Cite

Hook, G. D. (2007) Japan in the World, in A Companion to Japanese History (ed W. M. Tsutsui), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751398.ch20

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:

  • world war II;
  • journals;
  • political orientation;
  • security treaty;
  • nuclear weapons

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Postwar Choice: The US-Japan Security Treaty

  • The Alternatives

  • Nuclear Weapons

  • Japan as a Normal State

  • Japan as Leader? The Debate on Reactivity and Proactivity

  • Regional Leadership: A Proactive Role in East Asia?

  • What Kind of Leadership?

  • Conclusion