This collection provides significant insight into the events between First World War victory and Second World War defeat, crucial to understanding the political journey of Japan during this period. Topics covered include ultra-nationalism and the Japanese agenda of imperial dominance in the Far East, employment and social conditions in a time of global economic instability, and the ‘Great Kanto Earthquake’ of 1923 which flattened Tokyo, and so on.

Database Type: Archival Collections Interface Language: English Materials Language: English, Japanese Subject: Business, East Asian Studies, Global & International Studies, History (World), Political Science Broad Category: Area Studies, Government Information, Social Sciences