Erik Graff's Reviews > Hirohito: Behind the Myth

Hirohito by Edward Samuel Behr
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
974210
's review
Oct 30, 2010

really liked it
bookshelves: biography
Recommended to Erik by: no one
Recommended for: Japanese
Read in December, 2006 — I own a copy

Much more critical of its subject than Mosley's Hirohito, Behr's biography adduces arguments that Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, bears substantial responsibility both for the rise of the right-wing military clique which ruled Japan and the wars they brought upon their country.
flag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Hirohito.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.