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Foreign Office Files for Japan, 1919-1952

Collection of diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, maps, summaries of events from the British Foreign Office files dealing with Japan between 1919 and 1952.

Publication Details

  • Time-span 1931 - 1952
  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • Publisher Adam Matthew
  • Notes
    • Japan
  • Languages English
  • Resource Types Reference Source
  • Description Collection of diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, maps, summaries of events and diverse other material from the British Foreign Office files dealing with Japan between 1919 and 1952. The collection consists of three modules, to which UW-Madison offers access to two: (1) Japanese Imperialism and the War in the Pacific, 1931-1945 and (2) Occupation of Japan, 1946-1952. Sourced from the rich FO 371 and FO 262 series at The National Archives, UK, this resource unites formerly restricted Japan-specific documents and is enhanced by the addition of a selection of FO 371 Far Eastern General sub-series, and Western and American Department papers.