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The making of modern Japan

Author: Marius B Jansen
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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An account of Japanese society during the modern era, from 1600 to 2000. This book analyzes the making of the modern state, a time which saw three periods of major social change: the imposition of hegemonic order on feudal society; the opening of Japanese ports; and defeat in World War II.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jansen, Marius B.
Making of modern Japan.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2002
(DLC) 00041352
(OCoLC)52086912
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marius B Jansen
ISBN: 9780674039100 0674039106
OCLC Number: 433521007
Notes: Third printing, 2002.
Awards: Nominated for John K. Fairbank Prize in East Asian History 2001
Nominated for John Whitney Hall Book Prize 2002
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 871 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Contents --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Note on Names and Romanization --
1. Sekigahara --
2. The Tokugawa State --
3. Foreign Relations --
4. Status Groups --
5. Urbanization and Communications --
6. The Development of a Mass Culture --
7. Education, Thought, and Religion --
8. Change, Protest, and Reform --
9. The Opening to the World --
10. The Tokugawa Fall --
11. The Meiji Revolution --
12. Building the Meiji State --
13. Imperial Japan --
14. Meiji Culture --
15. Japan between the Wars --
16. Taisho Culture and Society --
17. The China War 18. The Pacific War19. The Yoshida Years --
20. Japan since Independence --
Further Reading --
Notes --
Credits --
Index
Responsibility: Marius B. Jansen.

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