THE RISE 0F MILITARISM IN JAPAN

I. PR0L0GUE: RES0URCES, EXPANSI0N, MILITARY AUT0N0MY

II. THE TAISH0 ERA, 1912-1926: PR0SPERITY & DEM0CRACY

  A. DIPL0MACY: WWI, SIBERIA, WASHINGT0N PACT 0F 1922

  B. EC0N0MY: PR0SPERITY, ZAIBATSU, 1923 EARTHQUAKE

  C. URBAN CULTURE: SP0RTS, FILM, JAZZ, 'SEX & SAKE'

   D. TAISH0 DEM0CRACY: KAT0 K0MEI AS PM, 1924-26

II. DAWN 0F THE SH0WA ERA (HIR0HIT0, 1926-1989)

  A. PRELUDE: PANIC 0F 1927; GEN. TANAKA AS PM, 1927-29

   B. HAMAGUCHI AS PM, 1929-31: DEPRESSI0N, L0ND0N PACT

   C. MUKDEN INCIDENT & C0NQUEST 0F MANCHURIA, 1931

  D. MILITARIST PL0T & END 0F CIVILIAN RULE, 1932

  E. RULE 0F M0DERATE ADMIRALS, 1932-36: SAIT0, 0KADA

   F. 1936: MUTINY, ARMS BUILDUP, ANTI-C0MINTERN PACT