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Japan since 1825 : Modern Japan 1825-1995

Author: Chushichi Tsuzuki
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Short Oxford history of the modern world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This new history of modern Japan covers its remarkable transformation from a small country on the fringe of international politics to the major world power it is today. Professor Tsuzuki traces  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chushichi Tsuzuki
ISBN: 0198205902 9780198205906 0198205899 9780198205890
OCLC Number: 60181515
Description: 480 pages : 5 maps.
Contents: Preface ; Introduction: Land, People, and their Shaping by History ; PART I: FROM SECLUSION TO EXPANSION, 1825-1900 ; 1. Japan in 1825: A Crisis in Seclusion ; 2. The Opening of the Country ; 3. The Meiji Restoration ; 4. The Decade of Democratic Ferment: Liberty and People's right ; 5. The Meiji Constitution ; 6. The Sino-Japanese War and its Aftermath ; 7. Meiji Industrialization and its Critics ; PART II: THE ROAD TO CATASTROPHE, 1900-1945 ; 8. The Russo-Japanese War and the Annexation of Korea ; 9. Taisho Democracy and the First World War ; 10. Taisho Politics and Society: From the Rice Riot to the Public Order Preservation Act ; 11. Economic Crises and Overseas Colonies ; 12. Fascism, Militarism, and Thought Control ; 13. The Undeclared War against China ; 14. From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima ; PART III: RECONSTRUCTION AND REORGANIZATION, 1945-1995 ; 15. The American Occupation: The New Constitution and the Tokyo War Crimes Trial ; 16. Occupation Reform: Education, Women, Land and Labour ; 17. Post-war Reconstruction ; 18. From Political Conflict to Economic Growth, 1950-1965 ; 19. Japan Incorporated and Radical Challenges, 1965-1973 ; 20. The Heyday of the LDP: From Tanaka to Nakasone ; 21. The End of Showa and the End of the Bubble Economy ; Epilogue; Appendices; Chronology; Glossary; Index
Series Title: Short Oxford history of the modern world.
Responsibility: Chushichi Tsuzuki (Professor of International Relations, International University of Japan, Tokyo, Japan).


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Overall, this is a very valuable addition to the general literature on the history of modern Japan. It highlights aspects of the country's recent past that other authors have shied away from, Read more...

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