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Emperor of Japan : Meiji and his world, 1852-1912

Author: Donald Keene
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Meiji, Emperor of Japan; Meiji Tenno, empereur du Japon; Meiji, Emperor of Japan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Keene
ISBN: 0231123418 9780231123419
OCLC Number: 228136992
Description: xiii, 922 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface Emperor of Japan Notes Glossary Bibliography
Responsibility: Donald Keene.

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This is the extraordinary story of how Japan was dramatically transformed during the long reign of Emperor Meiji, from an isolated island nation to one of the five great powers of the world, poised  Read more...

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