The Road to the Sun – The Japanese interwar period

By Isadore H A bright future was expected for Japan after the First World War: significant economic growth pushed forwards liberalisation and an opening to the outside world. Japanese modernism captured the spirit of Japan in these transitional years: bold, flowing and exciting. Yet, by 1938, Japan had descended towards a totalitarian military dictatorship ruledContinue reading “The Road to the Sun – The Japanese interwar period”