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The making of modern Japan

Author: Marius B Jansen
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000.
Series: 100 Books for Understanding Contemporary Japan
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jansen covers the making of the modern state, the adaptation of Western models, growing international trade, the broadening opportunity in Japanese society with industrialization, and the postwar occupation reforms imposed by General MacArthur. Throughout, the book gives voice to the individuals and views that have shaped the actions and beliefs of the Japanese, with writers, artists, and thinkers as well as
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jansen, Marius B.
Making of modern Japan.
Cambridge, Mass. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606432089
Online version:
Jansen, Marius B.
Making of modern Japan.
Cambridge, Mass. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)608590002
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marius B Jansen
ISBN: 0674003349 9780674003347 0674009916 9780674009912
OCLC Number: 44090600
Description: 871 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Seigahara --
Tokugawa state --
Foreign relations --
Status groups --
Urbanization and communications --
Development of a mass culture --
Education, though, and religion --
Change, protest, and reform --
Opening to the world --
Tokugawa fall --
Meiji revolution --
Building the meiji state --
Imperial Japan --
Meiji culture --
Japan between the wars --
Taishō culture and society --
China war --
Pacific war --
Yoshida years --
Japan since independence.
Series Title: 100 Books for Understanding Contemporary Japan
Responsibility: Marius B. Jansen.

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An account of Japanese society during the modern era, from 1600 to the present. This book analyzes the making of the modern state, a time which saw three periods of major social change: the  Read more...

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A tremendous history of the upheavals that transformed Japan into the world's most successful of non-Western countries. Jansen shows how the country at first reluctantly, and then enthusiastically, Read more...

 
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