Erik Graff's Reviews > Hirohito: Behind the Myth

Hirohito by Edward Samuel Behr
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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.

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