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Constitution of Japan (Part VI – Reference)

[This is a guest post written by Naritada Miura, a Student Assistant in the Prange Collection. This is the last post of the series of Constitution of Japan.  See Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV, and Part V] Reference For my final blog post, as this series mainly cited  “Zukai Kenpo” and “Charles L. […]

Constitution of Japan (Part V – Article 7)

[This is a guest post written by Naritada Miura, a Student Assistant in the Prange Collection. This is the fifth post of the series of Constitution of Japan.  See Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV] Article 7 For this blog post, we will explore the trivial element of the constitution. A constitutional scholar […]

Constitution of Japan (Part IV – Article 9)

[This is a guest post written by Naritada Miura, a Student Assistant in the Prange Collection. This is the fourth post of the series of Constitution of Japan.  See Part I, Part II, and Part III] Article 9 This is the most controversial topic, the Article 9. Note, this blog post is not meant to […]

Constitution of Japan (Part III – Article 1)

[This is a guest post written by Naritada Miura, a Student Assistant in the Prange Collection. This is the third post of the series of Constitution of Japan.  See Part I and Part II] Article 1 Very soon, Emperor Akihito will abdicate his throne, which will be the start of the Reiwa period. Many of […]

Constitution of Japan (Part II – Preamble)

[This is a guest post written by Naritada Miura, a Student Assistant in the Prange Collection. This is the second post of the series of Constitution of Japan.  See Part I.] Preamble The first blog post for this series is the Preamble. Please see the full text of the Preamble from Nihonkoku Kenpo/日本國憲法 (Prange Call […]

Constitution of Japan (Part I – Introduction)

[This is a guest post written by Naritada Miura, a Student Assistant in Special Collections & University Archives, who works primarily in the Prange Collection.] Introduction Below is the Imperial Rescript declared on January 1st, 1946 by Emperor Hirohito, in which he gives words of encouragement to the Japanese people as they reconstruct the nation. […]

Blog post series

Check out our blog post series! Constitution Series – The Constitution of Japan took effect on May 3, 1947. As a part of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of its enactment in spring 2017, we shared several items related to the Constitution. Oral Histories Series – We have been featuring interviews from the Marlene […]