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Publisher Comments:

andlt;bandgt;This is one of the most classic books of Japanese history and still the preeminent work on the history of Japan.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/bandgt; Newly revised and updated, andlt;iandgt;A History of Japanandlt;/iandgt; is a single-volume, complete history of the nation of Japan. Starting in ancient Japan during its early pre-history period andlt;iandgt;A History of Japanandlt;/iandgt; covers every important aspect of history and culture through feudal Japan to the post-cold War period and collapse of the Bubble Economy in the early 1990's. Recent findings shed additional light on the origins of Japanese civilization and the birth of Japanese culture. Also included is an in-depth analysis of the Japanese religion, Japanese arts, Japanese culture and the Japanese People from the 6th century B.C.E. to the present. This contemporary classic, now updated and revised, continues to be an essential text in Japanese studies. Classic illustrations and unique pictures are dispersed throughout the book.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;A History of Japan, Revised Editionandlt;/iandgt; includes:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Archaic Japanand#8212;including Yamato, the creation of a unified state, the Nana Period, and the Heian period.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Medieval Japanand#8212; including rule by the military houses, the failure of Ashikaga Rule, Buddhism, and the Kamakura and Muroachi Periods periods.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Ealy Modern Japanand#8212;including Japanese feudalism, administration under the Tokugawa, and society and culture in early modern Japan.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Modern Japanand#8212;including The Meiji Era and policies for modernization, from consensus to crisis (1912-1937), and solutions through force.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This contemporary classic continues to be a central book in Japanese studies and is an vital addition to the collection of any student or enthusiast of Japanese history, Japanese culture, or the Japanese Language.

Book News Annotation:

The original 1972 Australian publication has been revised to include new findings that shed additional light on the origins of Japanese civilization and culture. Traces the evolution of modern Japan from its early pre-history through the post-Cold War period to the collapse of the bubble economy in the early 1990's and analyzes the religion, culture, and arts of the Japanese people from the sixth century B.C. to the present. Contains many b&w illustrations.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A fascinating look at Japan from its early pre-history through the post-cold War period to the collapse of the Bubble Economy in the early 1990's

Synopsis:

A fascinating look at Japan from its early pre-history through the post-cold War period to the collapse of the Bubble Economy in the early 1990's. Recent findings shed additional light on the origins of Japanese civilization and the birth of Japanese culture. Also included here is an in-depth analysis of the religion, arts and culture of the Japanese people form the 6th century B.C.E. to the present. This contemporary classic, now updated and revised, continues to be an essential text in Japanese studies.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Richard Masonandlt;/bandgt; graduated from Cambridge University. He received his Ph.D. from the Australian National University where he subsequently lectured on Japanese history as a member of the Faculty of Asian Studies for over thirty years. Dr. Mason is also the author of Japan's First General Election (Cambridge University Press, 1969). Now retired, he continues to live and work in Canberra. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;John Caigerandlt;/bandgt; was born in Japan, graduated from Sydney University,and studied history at the University of London. He earned his Ph.D. from the Australian National University before joining its Faculty of Asian Studies where he has lectured since 1966.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804820974
With:
Caiger, J. G.
Author:
Caiger, J. G.
Author:
Mason
Author:
Mason, R. H. P.
Author:
G, J.
Author:
Caiger
Author:
R. H. P
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Rutland, Vt. :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Japan Civilization.
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Japan History.
Subject:
World History-Japan
Subject:
japanese history; samurai; shogun; japanese war; japanese culture
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Revised, Revised
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
19971131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandamp;w photos; sketches; maps
Pages:
408
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 15 oz

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A fascinating look at Japan from its early pre-history through the post-cold War period to the collapse of the Bubble Economy in the early 1990's
"Synopsis" by , A fascinating look at Japan from its early pre-history through the post-cold War period to the collapse of the Bubble Economy in the early 1990's. Recent findings shed additional light on the origins of Japanese civilization and the birth of Japanese culture. Also included here is an in-depth analysis of the religion, arts and culture of the Japanese people form the 6th century B.C.E. to the present. This contemporary classic, now updated and revised, continues to be an essential text in Japanese studies.
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