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September 21, 2021 71 min

Christopher Wong is joined by Robert Evans to discuss Nobusuke Kishi.


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  • Asian Labor in the Wartime Japanese Empire: Unknown Histories By Paul H. Kratoska
  • The Prime Ministers of Postwar Japan, 1945-1995 Their Lives and Times Edited by Akio Watanabe 
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  • Zengakuren: Japan's Revolutionary Student by Stuart J. Dowsey
  • Planning for Empire Reform Bureaucrats and the Japanese Wartime State by Janis Mimura
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