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The Manchurian Crisis and moderate Japanese intellectuals: The Japan Council of the Institute of Pacific Relations

Wilson, S.ORCID: 0000-0002-8341-3120 (1992) The Manchurian Crisis and moderate Japanese intellectuals: The Japan Council of the Institute of Pacific Relations. Modern Asian Studies, 26 (3). pp. 507-544.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0026749X00009896
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Abstract

Ever since its occurrence, the ‘Manchurian Incident’ of September 1931 has been interpreted, by both Japanese and non-Japanese writers, as a crucial event in modern Japanese and, indeed, world history. Not least, it has been identified as the beginning of Japan's ‘fifteen-year war’. Whether or not such judgements are accepted, it must be recognized that the Manchurian Incident and subsequent events significantly affected the workings of Japanese politics in the 1930s, the relationship between civil and military authorities and Japan's international image in the years leading up to the Pacific War...

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Copyright: © 1992 Cambridge University Press
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/53771
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