Dual problems protested allegedly unfair treatment by the occupation
OR MADE DETAILED RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE REFORM OF JAPANESE made etailed recommendations for the reform of Japanese Sodei's running commentary places the letters in their historical context and the substantive foreword by John W Dower who rew upon
Sodei's research for his Pulitzer Prize winning Embracing Defeat further assesses the significance research for his Pulitzer Prize winning Embracing Defeat further assesses the significance the letters in understanding Japan's occupation experienc. .
This uniue book compiles some
120 REMARKABLE LETTERS FROM JAPANESE CITIZENSremarkable letters Japanese citizens
General MacArthur DuringDouglas MacArthur uring postwar occupation of Japan 1945 1952 Painstakingly culled from a vast collection these letters evoke the unfiltered voices of people of all classes and occupations Alien Commanders Bride (Draconians, during the tremendous upheaval of the early postwar period when the Japanese were coming to terms with theevastating losses of the war adjusting .
O a new political system creating the framework economic and social recovery Written by people of all ages and walks creating the framework for economic and social recovery Written by people of all ages and walks life the letters raise issues ranging from Japanese war crimes to the future of the emperor system from the behavior of American occupation troops to pleas for the United States to annex Japan Some writers
offered to serve as spies for the occupationto serve as spies for the occupation others appealed for help in solving indivi.