Eldridge, Robert D.

The Origins of the Bilateral Okinawa Problem : Okinawa in Postwar US-Japan Relations, 1945-1952 - Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2013. - 1 online resource (280 p.) - eBooks on Demand East Asia . - East Asia .

Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; Abbreviations Used in Main Text; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 The Strategic Debate Over Okinawa, 1942-1946: America's Search for National Security; Chapter 3 The State Department and Postwar Planning for Okinawa, 1942-1946:Realizing the Principle of "No Territorial Aggrandizement"; Chapter 4 The SWNCC Debate over Okinawa, 1945-1947: An Unresolved and Unresolvable Question of Trusteeship Chapter 5 The Japanese Government's Plainning for a Peace Treaty and its Views Regarding Okinawa's Territorial Status, 1945-1948Chapter 6 Forging a Domestic Policy Consensus for Okinawa: The PPS and the Formation of NSC 13, 1947-1949; Chapter 7 The Treaty of Peace with Japan and Article 3: U.S. Strategic Requirements, Japanese Territorial Desires, and the Problem of International Recognition, 1949-1951; Chapter 8 Conclusion: The Limits of Article 3, Ratification and the Elusive Search for a "Practicable Arrangement"; Appendix; Selected Bibliography

Using a multi-national and multi-archival approach to this diplomatic history study, the author examines comprehensively and in great detail for the first time the origins of the so-called Okinawa Problem. Also inlcludes four maps.

9781136712128 71.93 (NL),59.94 (3U),47.95 (1U)


Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States -- History.
Okinawa-ken (Japan) -- Politics and government.
Ryukyu Islands -- History -- 1945-1972.
Ryukyu Islands (Military Government, 1945-1950) -- History.
Ryukyu Islands (United States Civil Administration, 1950-1972) -- History.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Territorial questions -- Japan -- Ryukyu Islands.


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