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Japan's Hopeful Constitution

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51 pages31 minutes

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Issued in 1948, this booklet explains Japan’s postwar Constitution with a special emphasis on why it says what it does. The new Constitution was written embodying the hopes of the war-weary nation, and this text elucidates its principles in easy-to-understand language. Although originally intended to counter wartime thinking, it is equally important in today’s political climate.

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