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Japan and the Great War

  • Oliviero Frattolillo
  • Antony Best

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction: Japan and the Great War

    1. Oliviero Frattolillo, Antony Best
      Pages 1-10
  3. International Aspects

  4. Domestic and Long-Term Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Oliviero Frattolillo
      Pages 142-161
    3. Frederick R. Dickinson
      Pages 162-182
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 183-186

About this book


In this book, seven internationally renowned experts on Japanese and Asian history have come together to investigate, with innovative methodological approaches, various aspects of the Japanese experience during and after the First World War.


Japan and WWI East Asia's International History Asian history China First World War international history Japan

Editors and affiliations

  • Oliviero Frattolillo
    • 1
  • Antony Best
    • 2
  1. 1.‘L’Orientale’, University of NaplesItaly
  2. 2.London School of EconomicsUK

About the editors

Oliviero Frattolillo is Assistant Professor at 'L'Orientale' University of Napoli, Italy. He is Visiting Scholar at the Department of Law of Keio University in Tokyo, Japan, and Associate Member of the Cluster of Excellence 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context" (Karl Jaspers Centre, Heidelberg University, Germany). Among his works are Il Giappone tra Est e Ovest. La ricerca di un ruolo internazionale nell'era bipolare (2014), Diplomacy in Japan-EU Relations. From the Cold War to the Post-Bipolar Era, (2013) and Interwar Japan Beyond the West. The Search For A New Subjectivity in World History (2012).

Antony Best is Associate Professor at the London School of Economics, UK. His main fields of research interests lie in Anglo-Japanese relations, the origins of the Pacific War; the international history of East Asia; the history of modern Japan, and intelligence and International history.

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