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Japan's Peace Constitution

Websites and Articles

"The American Occupation of Japan, 1945-1952." Asia for Educators. Columbia University, n.d. Web. 23 Nov. 2010.

"Basis of Defense Policy." Japan Ministry of Defense. Web. 23 Nov. 2010.

"Birth of the Constitution of Japan." National Diet Library, 3 May 2004. Web. 29 Nov. 2010.

"The Constitution of Japan." Japan Ministry of Defense. Web. 23 Nov. 2010.

Constitutional Revision Research Project at the Reischauer Institute. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies. Harvard University. Web. 23 Nov. 2010. 

Dower, John W. "A Warning from History: Don't Expect Democracy in Iraq." Boston Review, Feb/Mar. 2003. Web. 23 Nov. 2010.

"Emperor Hirohito." American Experience. PBS. Web. 23 Nov. 2010.

"General Douglas MacArthur." American Experience. PBS. Web. 23 Nov. 2010.

Hasegawa, Kyoko. "Japan Panel Moots Defence Policy Changes: Reports." AFP. Google News, 26 July 2010. Web. 23 Nov. 2010.

"Japan Clears Iraq Troop Dispatch." BBCNews, 26 Jan. 2004. Web. 23 Nov. 2010.

Parisi, Lynn. "Lessons on the Japanese Constitution." Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE). Stanford University, Nov. 2002. Web. 23 Nov. 2010.


Dower, John W. Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II. New York: W.W. Norton, 2000.

Koseki, Shoichi and Ray A. Moore. The Birth of Japan's Postwar Constitution. Boulder, Westview Press, 1997.

McNelly, Theodore. The Origins of Japan's Democratic Constitution. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2000.


"Okinawa." The Pacific. HBO, 9 May 2010.


    Photos of Okinawans Protesting U.S. Bases

    Websites and Articles

    "17,000 Form Human Chain at U.S. Base in Japan." The Huffington Post., 17 May 2010. Web. 27 Nov. 2010.

    Allen, David and Chiyomi Sumida. "Thousands Rally Against Futenma Plan." Stars and Stripes, 27 April 2010. Web. 27 Nov. 2010.

    Feffer, John. "100,000 Okinawans Can't Be Wrong." The Huffington Post., 27 April 2010. Web. 27 Nov. 2010.

    Lah, Kyung. "U.S. Marine Accused of Raping Teen in Okinawa.", 10 Feb. 2008. Web. 27 Nov. 2010.

    Map of Okinawa, Japan. Web. 27 Nov. 2010.

    "Okinawa, Japan." Web. 27 Nov. 2010.


    Higa, Tomiko. The Girl with the White Flag. New York: Kodansha International, 2003.

    Inoue, Masamichi S. Okinawa and the U.S. Military: Identity Making in the Age of Globalization. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.

    Lutz, Catherine. The Bases of Empire: The Global Struggle Against U.S. Military Posts. Washington Square, NY: New York University Press, 2009.


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