A History of Japan, 1582-1941: Internal and External Worlds

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Cambridge University Press, May 15, 2003 - Business & Economics - 357 pages
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This 2003 book offers a distinctive overview of the internal and external pressures responsible for the emergence of modern Japan.
  

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Contents

Introduction Japans internal and external worlds 15821941
1
Japan and its Chinese and European worlds 15821689
18
The Japanese economy 16881789
63
An age of stability Japans internal world 17091783 in perspective
95
Prosperity amid crises 17891853
135
Sakoku under pressure the gaiatsu of the 1850s and 1860s
175
Fashioning a state and a foreign policy Japan 18681919
205
From peace Versailles 1919 to war Pearl Harbor 1941
239
Tokugawa shoguns
293
Main regnal periods
294
Glossary
295
Introduction to bibliography
302
Bibliography
321
Index
346
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L. M. Cullen is Professor of Modern Irish History at Trinity College, Dublin and Visiting Research Scholar at the International Research Centre for Japanese Culture, Kyoto.

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