The Japanese Police State: Tokko in Interwar Japan (BOK)

Elise K. Tipton

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This is a specialized study of the organization,ideology and activities of the Japanese Special Higherpolice, the Tokk , notorious in pre-war and wartime years for its harassment of opponents of the government. Within a comparative framework, this book explains the elements of Tokk brutality and abuses of authority, analyses police traditions and looks at the Tokk 's interactions with other Japanese institutions and the broader sociopolitical climate. Sources include confidential Tokk documents and interviews with former Tokk officials. First published in 1990, this title is part of the Bloomsbury Academic Collections series.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Elise K. Tipton
Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN 9781780939728
Antall sider 224 Dimensjoner 15,3cm x 23,4cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 280 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Asian history, Police & security services