Hard Cover, Berkeley: University of California, 1969. Very Good in Good dust jacket.
Sound binding and hinges. Clean, off-white pages. Blue cloth over boards displays rubbing at corner tips. DJ has fading at spine, general shelf wear, shallow chip at lower front corner. Book examines the period in Japanese politics and foreign relations that followed the withdrawal of Allied Occupation forces in the early 1950s, a time when the Hatoyama Government sought normal diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union and Communist China. The result internally was a political power struggle that determined many of the characteristic features of the Japanese political system since that time. 8.75" (21 cm) tall; 202 pages.