Japan's emergence as a modern state: political and economic problems of the Meiji period

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Greenwood Press, 1973 - Business & Economics - 254 pages
Eminent Japanologist E. Herbert Norman (1909-57) published this study of the Meiji period (1868-1912)--which formed the roots of modern Japan--in 1940 (Institute of Pacific Relations, New York). The study considers the decay of feudalism, the rise of industrialism, and how the elite maintained social control. Sixty years later, its value and interest endure; and it is reprinted here with 10 short essays from Canadian, Japanese, and American scholars discussing E.H. Norman's life and work. Woods (international studies, U. of Northern British Columbia) provides a preface and introduction. Canadian card order number: C00-910733-9. c. Book News Inc.

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