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The Cambridge history of Japan. Vol. 5, The Nineteenth century

Author: Marius B Jansen
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume in The Cambridge History of Japan provides the most comprehensive account available in any Western language of Japan's transformation from a feudal society to a modern nation state. Volume 5 traces the roots and the course of political, social, and institutional change that took place in Japan from late Tokugawa times to the early twentieth century. The interrelated collection of authoritative and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marius B Jansen
ISBN: 9781139055093 1139055097 9781139055093
OCLC Number: 317594480
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 813 pages) : maps
Contents: Introduction / Marius B. Jansen --
Japan in the early nineteenth century / Marius B. Jansen --
The Tempō crisis / Harold Bolitho --
Late Tokugawa culture and thought / H.D. Harootunian --
The foreign threat and the opening of the ports / W.G. Beasley --
The Meiji Restoration / Marius B. Jansen --
Opposition movements in early Meiji, 1868-1885 / Stephen Vlastos --
Japan's turn to the west / Hirakawa Sukehiro and Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi --
Social change / Gilbert Rozman --
Economic change in the nineteenth century / E. Sydney Crawcour --
Meiji political institutions / W.G. Beasley --
Meiji conservatism / Kenneth B. Pyle --
Japan's drive to great-power status / Akira Iriye.
Other Titles: Nineteenth century
19th century
Responsibility: edited by Marius B. Jansen.

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This volume covers the end of feudal society and the shogunate in Japan, and the growing power of the emperor.  Read more...

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