(see also Japan & Japan: Military Regime)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Ichioka, Yuji. "A buried past: early Issei socialists & the Japanese community," Amerasia Journal 1,2 (1971):1-25.
Lee, Robert G. "The hidden world of Asian immigrant radicalism," in P. Buhle & D. Georgakas (eds.) The Immigrant Left in the US (Albany: SUNY, 1996).
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Brendon, Piers. The Dark Valley: A Panorama of the 1930s (NY: Knopf, 2000).
Colbert, Evelyn S. The Left Wing in Japanese Politics (NY: Institute for Pacific Studies, 1952).
Duke, Benjamin C. Japan's Militant Teachers: A History of the Left Wing Teachers' Movement (Honolulu: U. of Hawai'i, 1973).
Gordon, Andrew. Labor & Imperial Democracy in Prewar Japan (Berkeley: U. of California, 1991).
Hane, Mikiso. Peasants, Rebels & Outcasts (NY, 1982).
__________ (ed.) Reflections on the Way to the Gallows: Rebel Women in Pre-War Japan (Berkeley: U. of California, 1988).
Hoston, Germaine A. Marxism & the Crisis of Development in Prewar Japan (Princeton: Princeton, 1986).
Kublin, Hyman. Asian Revolutionary: The Life of Sen Katayama (Princeton: Princeton, 1964).
Robins-Mowry, Dorothy. The Hidden Sun: Women of Modern Japan (Boulder: Westview, 1983).
Scalapino, Robert A. The Japanese Communist Movement, 1920-1966 (Berkeley: U. of California, 1966).
Seki, Yoshihiko. The Ideology of Socialist Groups & Parties in Japan since 1945 (London: Oxford, 1967)
Sievers, Sharon L. Flowers in Salt: The Beginnings of Feminist Consciousness in Modern Japan (Stanford: Stanford U., 1983).
Totten, George O. Buddhism & Socialism in Japan & Burma (The Hague: Mouton, 1960).
Young, Arthur Morgan. The Socialist & Labor Movement in Japan  (Seattle: U. of Washington, 1979).