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The prime ministers of postwar Japan, 1945-1995 : their lives and times / edited by Akio Watanabe ; supervisory translation by Robert D. Eldridge.

Lanham : Lexington Books, 2016.

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  • Title:
    The prime ministers of postwar Japan, 1945-1995 : their lives and times / edited by Akio Watanabe ; supervisory translation by Robert D. Eldridge.
  • Contributor: Akio Watanabe 1932-;
    Robert D Eldridge
  • Subjects: Prime ministers -- Japan -- Biography; Japan -- Politics and government -- 1945-;
    Dewey: 952.040922
  • Publication Details: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2016.
  • Language: English
  • Uniform Title: Sengo Nihon no saishōtachi. English.
  • Description: Contents: Preface to the English edition -- Preface to the original Japanese version -- Higashikuni Naruhiko : a liberalist in the imperial family / Hatano Sumio -- Shidehara Kijūrō : his "final public duty" and the draft Constitution / Amakawa Akira -- Yoshida Shigeru : a master of situational thinking / Watanabe Akio -- Katayama Tetsu : the first batter under the new Constitution / Fumio Fukunaga -- Ashida Hitoshi : the intellectual and cultured man as politician / Masuda Hiroshi -- Hatoyama Ichirō : a tenacious attachment to the restoration of relations with the Soviet Union and constitutional revision / Yamamuro Kentoku -- Ishibashi Tanzan : a coherent liberal thinker / Inoki Takenori -- Kishi Nobusuke : frustrated ambition / Kitaoka Shinichi -- Ikeda Hayato : the man who created "the economic era" / Nakamura Takafusa -- Satō Eisaku : the truth about "the politics of waiting" / Kōsaka Masataka -- Tanaka Kakuei : the arrival of development politics / Mikuriya Takashi --
    Contents: Miki Takeo : politics of conviction and public opinion / Shinkawa Toshimitsu -- Fukuda Takeo : winner in policy, loser in politics / Iokibe Makoto -- Ōhira Masayoshi : the one who raised the issue of deficit politics / Muramatsu Michio -- Suzuki Zenkō : the politician sought by power / Tanaka Zenʾichirō -- Nakasone Yasuhiro : the appearance of a presidential prime minister / Kusano Atsushi -- Takeshita Noboru : a conservative politician's melancholy / Kume Ikuo -- Uno Sōsuke : a symbol of the Liberal Democratic Party's unsoundness / Kume Ikuo -- Kaifu Toshiki : fatalistic weakness / Fukui Haruhiro -- Miyazawa Kiichi : the last leader of the main line of conservatives / Igarashi Takeshi -- Hosokawa Morihiro : the catastrophe of performance politics / Io Jun -- Hata Tsutomu : the limits of an "ordinary person" / Io Jun -- Murayama Tomiichi : the end of postwar democracy / Io Jun -- Appendix 1: List of Japanese political parties and intraparty groups appearing in this volume --
    Contents: Appendix 2: List of Japanese schools and organizations appearing in this volume.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781498510011 (hbk.) : £75.00; ISBN No price; BNB GBB651699; System number: 017803283
  • Notes: Formerly CIP.
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Additional phys. form: Also issued online.
  • Physical Description: xviii, 386 pages ; 24 cm
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection YC.2017.a.12215
  • UIN: BLL01017803283

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