The A to Z of United States-Japan Relations by John SantThe A to Z of United States-Japan Relations by John Sant

The A to Z of United States-Japan Relations

byJohn Sant, Peter Mauch, Yoneyuki Sugita

Paperback | March 1, 2010

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The most important bilateral relationship in Asia since the end of World War II is assuredly between the United States and Japan. Despite the geographical and cultural differences between these two nations, as well as the bitterness leftover from the war, an amicable and prosperous relationship has developed between the two countries boasting the world's largest economies. As the 21st century progresses, the continuing goodwill between the U.S. and Japan is of the utmost importance, as the peace and stability of the Asia-Pacific depends on their cooperation and efforts to contain destabilizing factors in the area. The A to Z of United States-Japan Relations traces this 150 year relationship through a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary entries on key persons, places, events, institutions, and organizations. Covering everything from Walt Whitman's poem, "A Broadway Pageant," commemorating the visit of the Shogun's Embassy to the U.S. in 1860, to zaibatsu, this ready reference is an excellent starting point for the study of Japan's dealings with the U.S.
John E. Van Sant is associate professor of history at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Peter Mauch is lecturer of international history at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan. Yoneyuki Sugita is associate professor of American history at Osaka University of Foreign Studies and author of Pitfall or Panacea: The Irony of US Power...
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Title:The A to Z of United States-Japan RelationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:350 pages, 8.65 × 5.59 × 0.84 inPublished:March 1, 2010Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810875551

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