From Mahan to Pearl Harbor: The Imperial Japanese Navy and the United States

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Naval Institute Press, 2006 - History - 385 pages
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A long-anticipated work by one of Japan's leading naval historians, this book traces the influence of Alfred Thayer Mahan on Japan's rise as a sea power after the publication of his classic study, 'The Influence of Sea Power Upon History'.
  

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The main topic of this book is strategic culture, as Asada examines how Alfred Thayer Mahanís vision of the complementary nature of trade and strategic naval power influenced the Imperial Japanese ... Read full review

Contents

Mahan and JapaneseAmerican Relations
3
Mahans Influence on Japanese Sea Power
26
PACIFIC RAPPROCHEMENT
45
From Enmity to Detente
47
The Washington Conference
69
COMPROMISE AND REACTION
97
Revolt against the Washington Treaty
99
The Denouement The London Naval Conference
126
The Japanese Navy and the Tripartite Pact
212
PACIFIC CONFRONTATION
231
The Southward Advance and the American Embargo
233
Decision for War
261
Conclusion
287
Tables
297
Notes on Principal Sources
301
Notes
305

JAPAN ISOLATED
159
Men Organization and Strategic Visions 193141
161
Abrogation of the Washington Treaty and After
187
Bibliography
345
Index
373
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