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Staying an Co-optation of the Northeastern Provincial Elites, 1931–1932

Rana Mitter

in The Manchurian Myth: Nationalism, Resistance, and Collaboration in Modern China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221116
eISBN:
9780520923881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221116.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Manchurian Incident was marked with prevalent cooperation between the Japanese invaders and the local Chinese leaders. In many places, there was fearless fighting by Chinese opposed to the ... More


The Semi-Democratic Regime, 1929–1932: Crisis and Breakdown

Harukata Takenaka

in Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan: Breakdown of a Hybrid Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804763417
eISBN:
9780804790741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763417.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter demonstrates that between 1929 and 1932, under the Hamaguchi, the Second Wakatsuki, and the Inukai cabinets, the balance of power between the military and the party government shifted so ... More


Crisis over Manchuria

Thomas W. Burkman

in Japan and the League of Nations: Empire and World Order, 1914-1938

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824829827
eISBN:
9780824869144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824829827.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the Manchurian Incident, a staged event engineered by Japanese military personnel as a pretext for the Japanese invasion of northeastern China, known as Manchuria. On the night ... More


Kabuki and the Manchurian and Shanghai Incidents: 1931–1934

James R. Brandon

in Kabuki's Forgotten War: 1931-1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832001
eISBN:
9780824869137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832001.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the kabuki plays spawned by Japan's war with China. From 1931 to 1934, the effects of the war with China were still largely contained in Japanese society. The war had not yet ... More


Cherry Blossom: From Resistance to Rebellion, 1931

Danny Orbach

in Curse on This Country: The Rebellious Army of Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705281
eISBN:
9781501708343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705281.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the Cherry Blossom Society's rebellion of 1931. The Cherry Blossom Society, or Sakura-kai, was a clandestine organization whose activities precipitated a wave of military ... More


Conclusion

Harukata Takenaka

in Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan: Breakdown of a Hybrid Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804763417
eISBN:
9780804790741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763417.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter first summarizes the book's arguments. It then considers their implications. First, it discusses the role of semi-loyalty. It emphasizes the importance of the semi-loyalty of party ... More


Japan as an Outsider

Thomas W. Burkman

in Japan and the League of Nations: Empire and World Order, 1914-1938

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824829827
eISBN:
9780824869144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824829827.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that the end of Japan’s League membership did not mark the demise of internationalism in Japan. Rather than marking a sharp break with the past, the Manchurian affair gave ... More


Japan and the League of Nations: Empire and World Order, 1914-1938

Thomas W. Burkman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824829827
eISBN:
9780824869144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824829827.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Japan joined the League of Nations in 1920 as a charter member and one of four permanent members of the League Council. Until conflict arose between Japan and the organization over the 1931 ... More


The Navy behind “Big Stick” Diplomacy in 1932

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0018
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the U.S. Navy's big stick diplomacy in 1932. It explains that before the outbreak of the Manchurian and Shanghai incidents, the American military and naval leaders were already ... More


Prelude to War

James R. Brandon

in Kabuki's Forgotten War: 1931-1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832001
eISBN:
9780824869137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832001.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In 1931, Japan began its intractable war with China under the modest rubric of the Manchurian Incident. In 1937, it expanded the war through the Marco Polo Bridge Incident, which led within months to ... More


Leaving the League: New International Anxieties and Ideas

Jessamyn R. Abel

in The International Minimum: Creativity and Contradiction in Japan's Global Engagement, 1933-1964

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841072
eISBN:
9780824868086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841072.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

After Japan withdrew from the League of Nations in 1933, the Japanese foreign policy establishment sought to reduce the danger of isolation by creating new alternatives to the existing framework that ... More


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