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The Beginnings of Political Democracy in Japan

The Beginnings of Political Democracy in Japan

By Nobutaka Ike

Johns Hopkins Press, 1950, 246 pp.

This study of the democratic movement in Japan between 1875 and 1890 is an important supplement to E. Herbert Norman's earlier work, and of particular value in its portrayal of such figures as Ueki and Itagaki.