This week, we’re going to be talking about the origins and background of Article 9, the peace clause of Japan’s constitution. Where did it come from? How has it been interpreted? What does its probable future look like? All that and more, this week.
Listen to the episode here.
Pyle, Kenneth. Japan Rising.
Pyle, Kenneth. The Making of Modern Japan.
Lectures at the University of Washington by Dr. Kitaoka Shinichi, May 28th and 29th, 2014.
A period newsreel of the riots in Japan. Courtesy of British Pathe.