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

Author: Donald Keene
Publisher: New York : Columbia Univ. Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Meiji, Japan Kaiser.; Tennō Meiji; Meiji, Japan Kaiser.; Meiji, Emperor of Japan; Meiji, Japan Kaiser; Meiji, Emperor of Japan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Keene
ISBN: 023112340X 9780231123402
OCLC Number: 237548044
Awards: Shortlisted for Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize - Non-Fiction 2002.
Description: 922 S. : ill.
Contents: Preface Emperor of Japan Notes Glossary Bibliography
Responsibility: Donald Keene.

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