The revolution comes to Japan…but not really. Today we explore the birth and very rapid death of Japan’s first socialist party, and the rise of its communist movement.
Listen to the episode here.
Jansen, Marius. The Making of Modern Japan.
Gordon, Andrew. Labor and Imperial Democracy In Prewar Japan.
Beckman, George M and Genji Okubo. The Japanese Communist Party, 1920-1945.