Japanese-Trained Armies in Southeast Asia

Japanese-Trained Armies in Southeast Asia

Joyce C Lebra

Format: Print Book

ISBN: 9789814279444

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This is the first study by a Western scholar of a significant facet of the history of the Second World War - Japanese-trained independence and volunteer armies as agents of revolution and modernization. At the time, the Japanese did not see that their military imprinting would affect a whole generation of political/military leadership of nations of post-Second World War Southeast Asia. Leaders like Suharto, Ne Win and Park are all products of Japanese military training.

(Length x Height x Width) in mm :140 x 216
Weight in grams: 450
Author Biography:Joyce Chapman Lebra was Professor of Japanese History and Indian History at the University of Colorado until her retirement.
Binding: Paperback
Keywords: Asia / Southeast Asia History
Page count: 226
Imprint: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
Publication Date: 20100416

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