PART I.- America Encounters Japan, 1836-94.- The Emergence
of Japan on the Global Stage, 1895-1908.- The Great War and
Shifting Relations, 1909-1919.- The 1920s: The Washington Treaty
System and the Immigration Issue.- The 1930s: Japan's War with
China and American Non-recognition.- PART II.- The Pacific War and
the Occupation of Japan, 1941-52.- The 1950s: Pax Americana and
Japan's Postwar Resurgence.- The 1960s: Japan's Economic Rise and
the Maturing of the Partnership.- The 1970s: Stresses on the
Relationship.- The 1980s: The Decade of Neoliberalism.- The 1990s:
From a Drifting Relationship to a Redefinition of the Alliance.-
US-Japan Leadership in the Post-9/11 World.
Makoto Iokibe, Ph.D. is Chancellor, Prefectural University of Kumamoto and President of the Hyogo Earthquake Memorial 21st Century Research Institute. He is also Professor Emeritus of Japanese political and diplomatic history, Kobe University and Former President, National Defense Academy of Japan.Tosh Minohara, Ph.D. is Professor of US-Japan Relations at the Graduate School of Law, Kobe University, Japan, and holds a joint appointment with the Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies. He has published many monographs, articles and reviews on prewar US-Japan relations and Japanese diplomacy, including The Japanese Exclusion Act and US-Japan Relations (2002), which was awarded the 2003 Japanese Association for American Studies Shimizu Hiroshi Prize and The Anti-Japanese Movement in America and US-Japan Relations (2016).
"This book supersedes that earlier work to a large extent and is moreover tailor-made for the undergraduate classroom; it is thus a welcome resource for faculty and their students everywhere." (Peter Mauch, Monumenta Nipponica, Vol. 74 (2), 2019)