A Companion to Japanese History

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William M. Tsutsui
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - History - 632 pages
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A Companion to Japanese History provides an authoritative overview of current debates and approaches within the study of Japan’s history.
  • Composed of 30 chapters written by an international group of scholars
  • Combines traditional perspectives with the most recent scholarly concerns
  • Supplements a chronological survey with targeted thematic analyses
  • Presents stimulating interventions into individual controversies
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part I Japan before 1600
11
Part II Early Modern Japan
67
Part III Modern Japan From the Meiji Restoration through World War II
137
Part IV Japan since 1945
263
Part V Themes in Japanese History
349
Consolidated Bibliography
545
Index
593
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About the author (2008)

William M. Tsutsui is Professor of History at the University of Kansas. He is the author of Godzilla on My Mind: Fifty Years of the King of Monsters (2004), Manufacturing Ideology: Scientific Management in Twentieth-Century Japan (1998), and Banking Policy in Japan: American Efforts at Reform During the Occupation (1988).

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