||Warriors of high aspirations : the origins of military insubordination, 1858-1868 -- Jewel in the palace : the new political order, 1868-1873 -- By not stopping : military insubordination and the Taiwan expedition, 1874 -- Fatal optimism : rebels and assassins in the 1870s -- Gold-eating monsters : military independence and the prerogative of supreme command -- Three puffs on a cigarette : Miura Gorō and the assassination of Queen Min -- Coup d'état in three acts : the Taishō political crisis, 1912-1913 -- The king of Manchuria : Kōmoto Daisaku and the assassination of Zhang Zuolin, 1928 -- Cherry blossom : from resistance to rebellion, 1931 -- Pure as water : the incident of February 1936 and the limits of military insubordination.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Issued in other form||Online version: Orbach, Danny, author. Curse on this country. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017 9781501708336|
|ISBN||9781501705281 hardcover ; alkaline paper|
|ISBN||1501705288 hardcover ; alkaline paper|