Documents on Japanese Foreign Policy

The project was established in 1936 after the initiation of necessary editorial work in 1934 and the provision of budget in 1935. It has continued its publication entitled the Documents on Japanese Foreign Policy (DJFP) up to now except for the wartime intermission.

Founding year: 
1936

Editions

Documents on Japanese Foreign Policy

Chronological scope: 

The Nihongaikobunsho is compiled from valuable historical records held by the Ministry, each volume consists of records arranged chronologically under specific subject. First published in 1936, the series contains 73 volumes covering the Meiji Period and 57 volumes on the Taisho Period (including special feature volumes such as on the Paris Peace Conference and the Washington Conference ). Compilation of Showa Period including the post war period is presently underway, two or three volumes are published every year. Compilation of diplomatic documents such as Foreign Relations of the United States and Documents on British Foreign Policy is regarded as national projects in various countries.

Project start: 
1936
Status: 
ongoing
Edited volumes: 

Ongoing Series

Prewar Showa Era, Series III (1937-1945)

DJFP, Pacific War, Volume1   <2010>
DJFP, Pacific War, Volume2   <2010>
DJFP, Pacific War, Volume3   <2010>
DJFP, Sino-Japanese War 1937-41, Volume1   <2011>
DJFP, Sino-Japanese War 1937-41, Volume2   <2011>
DJFP, Sino-Japanese War 1937-41, Volume3   <2011>
DJFP, Sino-Japanese War 1937-41, Volume4   <2011>
DJFP, The Second World War in Europe, 1939-1941, Volume1, Conclusion of the Tripartite Pact and Japanese-Soviet Neutrality Pact   <2012>
DJFP, The Second World War in Europe, 1939-1941, Volume2-1, Japan’s policy towards the European War and the advance into Southeast Asia   <2013>
DJFP, The Second World War in Europe, 1939-1941, Volume2-2, Japan’s policy towards the European War and the advance into Southeast Asia   <2013>

Finished Series

Prewar Showa Era, Series I (1927-1931)
Part 1 (Japan-China Relations)
DJFP, Showa Era, Series I (1927) Part1, Volume1   <1989>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series I (1928) Part1, Volume2   <1990>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series I (1929) Part1, Volume3   <1993>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series I (1930) Part1, Volume4   <1994>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series I (1931) Part1, Volume5   <1995>

Part 2 (Japan’s Relations with Foreign Countries other than China, International Conferences)
DJFP, Showa Era, Series I (1927-1931) Part2, Volume1   <1988>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series I (1927-1931) Part2, Volume2   <1992>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series I (1927-1931) Part2, Volume3   <1989>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series I (1927-1931) Part2, Volume4   <1991>

Prewar Showa Era, Series II (1931-1937)
Part 1 (Japan-China Relations)
DJFP, Showa Era, Series II Part1, Volume1 (1932)   <1996>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series II Part1, Volume2 (1933)   <1998>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series II Part1, Volume3 (1934)   <2000>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series II Part1, Volume4-1 (1935)    <2006>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series II Part1, Volume4-2 (1935)    <2006>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series II Part1, Volume5-1 (1936, Jan.-37, July)   <2008>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series II Part1, Volume5-2 (1936, Jan.-37, July)   <2008>

Part 2 (Japan’s Relations with Foreign Countries other than China, International Conferences)
DJFP, Showa Era, Series II Part2, Volume1 (1932)   <1996>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series II Part2, Volume2 (1933)   <1997>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series II Part2, Volume2 (1933) Supplemental Volume Report on Trade Negotiations between Japan and India   <2001>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series II Part2, Volume3 (1934)   <1999>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series II Part2, Volume4 (1935)   <2005>
DJFP, Showa Era, Series II Part2, Volume5 (1936)   <2007>

Prewar Special Issues
DJFP, Manchurian Incident, Volume1-1   <1977>
DJFP, Manchurian Incident, Volume1-2   <1977>
DJFP, Manchurian Incident, Volume1-3   <1978>
DJFP, Manchurian Incident, Volume2-1   <1979>
DJFP, Manchurian Incident, Volume2-2   <1980>
DJFP, Manchurian Incident, Volume3   <1981>
DJFP, Manchurian Incident, Supplement    <1981>
DJFP, The Conference for the Limitation of Naval Armament, held at Geneva from June 20th to August 4th, 1927   <1982>
DJFP, Documents on the London Naval Conference of 1930 Volume1   <1983>
DJFP, Documents on the London Naval Conference of 1930 Volume2   <1984>
DJFP, Summaries of the Proceedings of the London Naval Conference   <1979>
DJFP, The Preliminary Negotiations of the London Naval Conference and the Explanatory Notes the London Naval Treaty    <1982>
DJFP, Documents on the London Naval Conference of 1935   <1986>
DJFP, Proceedings of the London Naval Conference of 1935   <1986>
DJFP, Records of the Privy Council’s Examination of the Naval Disarmament Treaties   <1984>
DJFP, Reports on the Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments of the League of Nations, Volume1    <1988>
DJFP, Reports on the Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments of the League of Nations, Volume2    <1988>
DJFP, Reports on the Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments of the League of Nations, Volume3   <1989>
DJFP, Reports on the Economic Conference of the League of Nations in Showa Era, Volume1   <1992>
DJFP, Reports on the Economic Conference of the League of Nations in Showa Era, Volume2   <1993>
DJFP, Diplomatic Memoirs of Harukazu Nagaoka   <1983>
Documents on Japanese Foreign Policy, Records related to the conclusion of the Tripartite Pact   <2004>
DJFP, Japan-U.S. Talks in 1941 Volume1   <1990>
DJFP, Japan-U.S. Talks in 1941 Volume2   <1990>

Postwar, Treaty of Peace with Japan Series
DJFP, Records related to the conclusion of Treaty of Peace with Japan, Volume1   <2002>
DJFP, Records related to the conclusion of Treaty of Peace with Japan, Volume2   <2002>
DJFP, Records related to the conclusion of Treaty of Peace with Japan, Volume3   <2002>
DJFP, Records related to the conclusion of Treaty of Peace with Japan, Volume4   <2002>
DJFP, Records related to the conclusion of Treaty of Peace with Japan, Volume5   <2002>
DJFP, Treaty of Peace with Japan, Preparatory Work   <2006>
DJFP, Treaty of Peace with Japan, Negotiation with the United States   <2007>
DJFP, Treaty of Peace with Japan, Signing and Entry into Force   <2009>
 

Last update: 2012-10-19