Democracy and the Party Movement in Prewar Japan

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Democracy and the Party Movement in Prewar Japan

By Robert A. Scalapino
University of California Press, 1953
471 pp. $6.50
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A thoughtful examination of Japan's social structure and modern political development, "in an effort to discern the most basic handicaps facing democracy in late-developing societies." The author makes extensive use of the best recent work by Japanese political scientists.

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