The desperate diplomat : Saburo Kurusu's memoir of the weeks before Pearl Harbor / edited by J. Garry Clifford and Masako R. Okura
- Kurusu, Saburō
- Uniform Title:
- Nichi-Bei gaikō hiwa. English
- Additional Titles:
- Saburo Kurusu's memoir of the weeks before Pearl Harbor
Inside story of the Japanese-American negotiation
- Columbia [Missouri] : University of Missouri Press, 
- Physical Description:
- vi, 188 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Clifford, J. Garry (John Garry), 1942-2014
Okura, Masako R.
- Machine generated contents note: Kurusu's Preface -- FROM PART I Sketching on the Sand -- pt. II The Japanese-American Negotiation -- The Interrupted, Misread, Misinterpreted Messages -- The Midnight Messenger -- My Meeting with Premier Tojo -- Passing through the Places of My Two Years of Service -- My Forty-Eight Hours at Midway -- Washington at the Time of My Arrival -- My First Meeting with the President -- My First Negotiation with Hull -- The Deteriorating One Week -- My Conference with Hull at His Home -- Hull's Fatal Note -- Negotiation Falls into a Tight Spot -- Our Second Meeting with the President -- Premier Tojo's Speech to Expel America and Great Britain -- Plan for the Exchange of Messages between Heads of State -- The "If" Lurking behind History -- The Kindness of Baruch -- The Final Ultimatum -- Life during Internment -- Several Speculations -- Contemplation and Observation -- Exchange Ship -- Arrival Home.
- Kurusu's own English translation of his 1952 memoir, Nichi-Bei gaikō hiwa.
Half-title page has title: The inside story of the Japanese-American negotiation : our diplomatic history.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-182) and index.
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