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Japan in world history

Author: James L Huffman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: New Oxford world history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Here is a marvelous compact history of Japan from earliest times to the present focusing on Japan's relationships with the rest of the world. In lively prose rooted in observations by people who lived the history, the work highlights the contributions of a wide range of acetors: women as well as men, commoners as well as elites"--Publisher supplied summary.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Huffman, James L., 1941-
Japan in world history.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009019041
(OCoLC)323161049
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James L Huffman
ISBN: 9780199709748 0199709742
OCLC Number: 646820860
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 156 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Before the brush (to 645 CE) --
Emperors and aristocrats : rule by law and taste (645-1160) --
Warriors : the long rise (1160-1550) --
Peace--and its benefits (1550-1850) --
The nation transformed (1850-1905) --
Engaging the world, for good and for ill (1905-1945) --
A new kind of power (after 1945).
Series Title: New Oxford world history.
Responsibility: James L. Huffman.

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"Here is a marvelous compact history of Japan from earliest times to the present focusing on Japan's relationships with the rest of the world. In lively prose rooted in observations by people who lived the history, the work highlights the contributions of a wide range of acetors: women as well as men, commoners as well as elites"--Publisher supplied summary.

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