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Paths for postwar Japan ...

Harold Wakefield

Paths for postwar Japan ...

by Harold Wakefield

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Published by The Royal Institute of International Affairs in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orientalia.,
  • Japan -- Economic conditions.,
  • Japan -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Mimeographed.

    Statement[Submitted as a document for the tenth conference of the IPR]
    SeriesUnited Kingdom paper. 1947 -- no. 4.
    ContributionsInstitute of Pacific Relations. Conference
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. l., 74 numb. l., 1 l.
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16832208M

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    The Post-War Era & Modern Japan General Douglas MacArthur, who had been commander of the United States Army Forces in the Far East, landed at Atsugi in Kanagawa Prefecture on 30 August, As Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (SCAP) he was responsible for steering a war-ravaged Japan on a course to recovery. Japan’s United States–imposed postwar constitution renounced the use of offensive military force, but, Sheila Smith shows, a nuclear North Korea and .

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Paths for postwar Japan. Constitutes part of a larger IPR research report which will be published later under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs.

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Japan’s post-war development, the potential threat of global competition provided sufficient incentives for productivity growth as Japanese industries looked for export markets. On the other hand, investments in non-tradable sectors were not sufficiently funded.

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