Japanese Workers and the Struggle for Power, 1945-1947

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University of Wisconsin Press, 1983 - History - 305 pages
Traditional Western accounts of postwar Japan's democratization have stressed the apparent ease and inevitability of that process. The resulting historical perspective, Joe Moore contends, seriously distorts reality. Drawing on essential and unmined data, including national archive records of the early Occupation, Moore unmasks an agitated, divided, and potentially explosive Japan in the years immediately following World War II.

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Joe Moore is a former marketing & communications executive and two-time EMMY(R) winner with 25 years experience in the television postproduction industry. Joe serves on the International Thriller Writers board of directors as Co-President. He writes full time from his home in South Florida.

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