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Mauch, Peter (Peter Cameron)

As Japan's pre-Pearl Harbor ambassador to the United States, Admiral Nomura Kichisaburo (1877-1964) played a significant role in a tense and turbulent period in Japanese-US relations. This biography casts light on the life and career of this important figure

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Published Distributed by Harvard University Press 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Peter Mauch
ISBN: 1684175062, 9780674055995, 9781684175062
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-304) and index.
Note: Print version record.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 312 pages) : illustrations.
Series: Harvard East Asian monographs ; 333
Subject: Admirals.; Diplomatie.; BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political; World War, 1939-1945 Causes.; Japan Foreign relations 1912-1945.; Diplomatic relations.; Diplomats.; Admirals Japan Biography.; Diplomats Japan Biography.; United States Foreign relations Japan.; USA.; War Causes.; World War (1939-1945); Japan Foreign relations United States.; United States.; Japan.
Series Title: Harvard East Asian monographs ; 333.


  1. Nomura's early years (1877-1899)
  2. Young navy officer (1899-1911)
  3. Assignments to China, Tokyo, and Washington (1912-1918)
  4. Nomura and the era of naval limitation (1919-1937)
  5. Foreign minister Nomura (September 1939-January 1940)
  6. Ambassadorial appointment (August 1940-January 1941)
  7. Ambassador Nomura and the draft understanding (January-April 1941)
  8. A mission gone awry (May-October 1941)
  9. The failure of a mission and war (November 1941-August 1945)
  10. Cold warrior (November 1945-September 1951).