A social basis for prewar Japanese militarism : the army and by Richard J. Smethurst

By Richard J. Smethurst

"The significant a part of this learn can be in accordance with facts accrued in a few rural groups? Discussions of the actions of the army?s companies in those groups should be offered as case reviews of the military?s efforts on the socialization of civilians. The neighborhood fabrics are drawn from a set of unpublished Anj? fabrics, from interview and questionnaire details? and from a couple of local  Read more...

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