Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Chapter Three. The United States: Economic Relations

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

Japan's foreign policy agenda had consisted primarily of such political issues as the Peace Treaty, the Soviet Union, the United Nations, the Security Treaty with America, South Korea, and Okinawa. They were aimed at bringing Japan back as a normal member of the international community and implemented with considerable tension between the realists in the government and the passive pacifists in the opposition. During the 60's trade friction had hardly appeared as a major political issue between Japan and the United States. The successful resolution of the textile issue and the respective success of Japan and America in overcoming the oil crisis brought bilateral economic relations to a lull. Three sectors clearly triggered the trade friction, steel, colour televisions and automobiles. It is very important to note that these three sectors were, in substance and in perception, the most important in postwar American economic development and affluence.

Keywords: automobiles; colour televisions; economic relations; Japan; Peace Treaty; steel; United States

10.1163/ej.9789004185012.i-484.27
/content/books/bej.9789004185012.i484_005
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
10
5
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Japan's Foreign Policy, 1945-2009 — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation