Emperor Akihito (see also 'Royalty')
- The Start of a New Era: The Heisei Era
- The Peaceful Overture: Admiral Yamanashi Katsunoshin (1877- 1967)
Author: Powers, David, and Whitehead, Carolyn
Carolyn Whitehead, wife of the British Ambassador, and David Powers, BBC correspondent in Japan at the time, continue their account of the death of the Shōwa Emperor in 1989, with the enthronement of Emperor Akihito.
Author: Fukuda Haruko
This chapter considers the career of Admiral Yamanashi Katsunoshin (1877-1967) including his key involvement in the Naval Limitations Treaty and time in the Imperial Japanese Navy.