Dazai+308 - Dazai Osamu 1909-1948-Shay(The Setting Sun...

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Dazai Osamu -- 1909-1948 -- Shayō (The Setting Sun, 1947) -- Ningen shikkaku (No Longer Human,l 1948) Showa Period – 1925-1989 Defeat in World War II – August 15, 1945 Occupation of Japan – 1945-1952 --War Crimes Trial – 1946-1948 --New Constitution—May 3, 1947 --democracy --demilitarization --equality --gender equality --abolition of the aristocracy --Revision of Education System --Economic Changes
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Article 1: The Emperor shall be the symbol of the State and the unity of the people, deriving his position from the will of the people with whom resides sovereign power
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Article 9: Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as means of settling international disputes. 2) In order to accomplish the aim of the preceding paragraph, land, sea, and air forces, as well as other war potential, will never be maintained. The right of belligerency of the state will not be recognized
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Article 14: All of the people are equal under the law and there shall be no discrimination in political, economic or social relations because of race, creed, sex, social status or family origin. 2) Peers and peerage shall not be recognized. 3) No privilege shall accompany any award of honor, decoration or any distinction, nor shall any such award be valid beyond the lifetime of the individual who now holds or hereafter may receive it.
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Section 1. Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article . Section 3. This amendment shall take effect two years after the date of ratification Proposed US Equal Rights Amendment, Not Ratified, 1979- 82.
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Dictatorship of the proletariat. That, without a doubt, was a new concept. Not cooperation, but dictatorship. Indiscriminately knocking down the opposition. The rich are all wicked.
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course ASIAN 302 taught by Professor Ito during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.

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