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Emergence of Meiji Japan (95 Edition)by Marius Jansen
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This new edition brings together selected chapters from Volume 5 of The Cambridge History of Japan. Japan underwent momentous changes during the nineteenth century. This book chronicles the transition from Tokugawa rule, and the political process that finally ended centuries of warrior rule. It goes on to discuss the samurai rebellions against the Meiji Restoration, national movements for constitutional government that indirectly resulted in the Meiji Constitution of 1889, and Japan's twentieth-century drive to Great Power status.
Bringing together chapters from Volume Five of The Cambridge History of Japan, this book chronicles the transition from Tokugawa rule, and the political process that finally ended centuries of warrior rule.
Selected chapters from Volume 5 of The Cambridge History of Japan chronicle the transition from Tokugawa rule, and the political process that finally ended centuries of warrior rule, as well as the events which indirectly resulted in the Meiji Constitution of 1889.
This paperback edition of chapters from volume 5 of The Cambridge History of Japan describes the transition to Meiji rule.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-343) and index.
Table of Contents
Preface; 1. The Tempo crisis Harold Bolitho; 2. Late Tokugawa culture and thought H. D. Harootunian; 3. The Meiji Restoration Marius B. Jansen; 4. Opposition movements in early Meiji, 1868-1885 Stephen Vlastos; 5. Japan's drive to great-power status Akira Iriye; Bibliography; Glossary-index.
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