Japan's Navy: Politics and Paradox, 1971-2001

Japan's Navy: Politics and Paradox, 1971-2001

By: Peter J. Woolley (author)Hardback

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Woolley (comparative politics, Fairleigh Dickinson U.) examines what has become the second most potent navy in the Pacific in the context of the alliance between the US and Japan. Through a set of case studies on sea-lane defense, minesweeping, and participation in UN peacekeeping operations, he documents Japan's growing military, primarily naval, power. He emphasizes throughout the strategic importance of Japan to the US.

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  • ISBN13: 9781555878191
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781555878191
  • ISBN10: 1555878199

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