Associate Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego
Associate Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego, focusing on modern Japanese history, and author of Splendid Monarchy, about the modern Japanese emperorship
At the end of World War II, Japan's Emperor Hirohito surrendered to American forces. Since then, Japan has become a thriving democracy, but the Imperial family , which dates to the…
Sep. 6, 2006
from To the Point
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from Our Body Politic
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