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Severns, Karen.

Hirohito / by Karen Severns ; [introductory essay on leadership, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.]. - New York : Chelsea House, c1988. - 112 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. - World leaders past & present .

Cover title: Hirohito. Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 108.

A biography of the Japanese emperor who, following World War II, approved a constitution that changed his role from divine ruler to "symbol of the state" with political control going to elected representatives.


87026828 /AC/r912

Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, 1901- --Juvenile literature.
Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, 1901-

Kings, queens, rulers, etc.

Japan--Emperors--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Japan--History--Juvenile literature.--Shōwa period, 1926-1989
Japan--History--Shōwa period, 1926-1989.

DS889.8 / .S37 1988

952.03/3/0924 B 92