The Emperor's Adviser
Saionji Kinmochi and Pre-War Japanese Politics
|Series title:||Routledge Library Editions: Japan Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $48.95|
| Book Description: |
Saionji Kinmochi was an aristocrat, a scholar and a progressive liberal politician who twice occupied the highest political office in the nation and who, during three decades, as adviser to three Emperors, coordinated and directed Japanese politics. His long life encompassed the emergence of the modern Japanese state, the establishment of the constitution, the integration of Japan into the inter-war, international community and the creation, and subsequent erosion of the democratic...