Accession Number:

ADA165976

Title:

The Use of Terrorist Tactics as Instruments for Causing Change in Japan: 1920-1936,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE COLL WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-01-08

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

The following pages set the stage for, discuss the groups and methods used in the results of the use of terrorist tractics in Japan during the 1920s and 1930s. This not meant to be, nor could it be an exhaustive study. Events from the opening of Japan to the period of primary concern are summarized to provide the reader, who may not be familiar with Japanese history and the unique situation which pertained, adequate background information to understand what occurred in the period between the world wars. Internal and external events during the 20s and 30s are then examined as is the makeup and motivations of some of the groups who played roles in the various terrorists acts. The key acts themselves are outlined and finally conclusions are drawn about the meaning of the events.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE