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In 1910 the Imperial Military Reserve Association was established. It was
followed in 1915 by the Greater Japan Youth Association, promoted by the
military elite, the Naimusho and the Ministry of Education. In 1926 military training
centres for ...
Instead of working through these two major (largely bureaucratic) parties, they
helped undermine and eliminate party- political influence and revitalised their
own alliance with the military. Based mainly in the Naimusho, the bastion of the ...
The heavy and chemical industries subsequently towed Japan out of the
depression. Takahashi had always pleaded for economic rather than military
expansion, insisting that 'military expenditures exceeding the ability of the country
to pay ...
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The neglected role of power
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