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In 1953 Odachi Shigeo, who had been mayor of Singapore during its notorious
Japanese occupation, was made education minister. He came from the
Naimusho - the only body of bureaucrats disbanded by the occupation authorities
for its ...
To avoid the kind of abuses of which tenko was a major feature, the United States
occupation authorities disbanded the Naimusho and decentralised the police,
making them answerable to prefectural public safety commissions. But it soon ...
people and politics in a stateless nation Karel Van Wolferen. fanatical kokutai
advocate Hiranuma Kiichiro moved into the Naimusho and from this new base
arrested over 3,400 people.72 ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - antiquary - LibraryThing
While the author seems biased by his own negative experiences as a foreigner trying to work in Japanese media, his severe critique of the weakness of Japanese leadership has been confirmed by events to a considerable degree. Read full review
Review: The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless NationUser Review - Arjen - Goodreads
If you want to understand Japan and the Japanese this book is a must read Read full review
The neglected role of power
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