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The Cambridge history of Japan. Vol. 6, The Twentieth century

Author: Peter Duus
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This comprehensive work surveys the historical events and developments in Japan's polity, economy, society and culture.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)59236666
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Duus
ISBN: 9781139055109 1139055100 9780511467929 0511467923 9781139055109
OCLC Number: 440769619
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed 10 July, 2009).
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 826 pages) : digital, PDF file
Details: System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Contents: Introduction / Peter Duus --
Domestic Politics --
The establishment of party cabinets, 1898-1932 / Taichirō Mitani --
Politics and mobilization in Japan, 1931-1945 / Gordon M. Berger --
Postwar politics, 1945-1973 / Haruhiro Fukui --
External Relations --
The Japanese colonial empire, 1895-1945 / Mark R. Peattie --
Continental expansion, 1905-1941 / Ikuhiko Hata --
The Pacific War / Alvin D. Coox --
Economic Development --
Industrialization and technological change, 1885-1920 / E. Sydney Crawcour --
Depression, recovery, and war, 1920-1945 / Takafusa Nakamura --
The postwar Japanese economy, 1945-1973 / Yutaka Kōsai --
Social and Intellectual Change --
The transformation of rural society, 1900-1950 / Ann Waswo --
Economic development, labor markets, and industrial relations in Japan, 1905-1955 / Koji Taira --
Socialism, liberalism, and Marxism, 1901-1931 / Peter Duus and Irwin Scheiner --
Japanese revolt against the West: political and cultural criticism in the twentieth century / Tetsuo Najita and H.D. Harootunian.
Other Titles: Twentieth century
20th century
Responsibility: edited by Peter Duus.


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