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Post-war Japan as a Sea Power: Imperial Legacy, Wartime Experience and the Making of a Navy Alessio Patalano

Post-war Japan as a Sea Power: Imperial Legacy, Wartime Experience and the Making of a Navy

Alessio Patalano

Published April 23rd 2015
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264 pages
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In Post-war Japan as a Sea Power, Alessio Patalano incorporates new, exclusive source material to develop an innovative approach to the study of post-war Japan as a military power. This archival-based history of Asias most advanced navy, theMoreIn Post-war Japan as a Sea Power, Alessio Patalano incorporates new, exclusive source material to develop an innovative approach to the study of post-war Japan as a military power. This archival-based history of Asias most advanced navy, the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF), looks beyond the traditional perspective of viewing the modern Japanese military in light of the countrys alliance with the US. The book places the institution in a historical context, analysing its imperial legacy and the role of Japans shattering defeat in WWII in the post-war emergence of Japan as East Asias sea power.