By Kiyoko Takeda

This is often an analytical research of the transformation of Japan with its price structures and social associations, below the impression of the democratizing coverage of a forceful army career. through the latter a part of international conflict II and during the Allied career, there has been one significant query dealing with the Allies over Japan: no matter if to abolish or to maintain the japanese Emperor method (the Tenno-sei). This difficulty used to be established upon the original dual-image of the japanese Emperor, at the one hand a picture of a mythological and absolute Emperor, who used to be interpreted as a divine being by means of the japanese humans and who stood for the nationalism and army growth of Japan, and nonetheless, a possible figurehead for the democratization of Japan, who may perhaps retain social cohesion and balance. Kiyoko Takeda is writer of "Conflict in thoughts of guy in glossy Japan" and "Milestones for Women's Liberation in Japan".

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