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The sequel to the acclaimed novel Shinju back gains detective Sano Ichiro as he trails a serial killer stalking feudal Japan. In 1689, an omnipotent shogun controls the kingdom, surrounded by means of sour machinations and political intrigues. while an historical culture unexpectedly and brutally reappears, Sano dangers every little thing to carry the killer to justice.

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8 In articles such as 'Japanese Officer to Surrender: Potsdam Demand Accepted on TermsRequest that Emperor be Safeguarded'/ and 'Japan and Dynasty- The Emperor's Position After Surrender' 10 The Times was wary regarding the attitude of the Japanese government towards the Potsdam Declaration. This caution was based upon doubts concerning the Japanese government's intention to avoid disgracing the sovereignty of the emperor so as to keep alive the potential for a revival of expansionism. One point which is clear from these articles is that the abdication of the emperor was expected as a matter of course.

But reorganization of a determined people by military government of alien stamp finds little promise in history or in the attitude of democratic nations. 7 As conscientious American Christian intellectuals who were well acquainted with the Asian situation and Japan, Bates and Latourette both attempted to prevent American policy-makers from forming any unilateral decisions regarding Japan, and feeling that it would prove difficult for outside forces to change Japan's tradition, especially the emperor system, they put forward the opinion that it would be best for such decisions to arise from the Japanese people themselves.

A more one-sided and pro-Japanese account of what occurred I have hardly ever read. The total lack of all sense of proportion as between any British or American slips on the one hand and the deliberate scheme of war eventuating in the outrage of Pearl Harbor on the other shows a detachment from events and from his country's fortune. He also writes of the breach with Japan as if it were an unmitigated disaster. This may be pardoned in an ambassador whose duty it is to preserve friendly relations with a particular country, and whose judgement is naturally affected by this fact.

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