Japan: Its History and Culture

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 9, 2004 - History - 342 pages
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Once a star of postwar industrial production and methods, Japan has encountered serious trouble with market forces in recent years. Social changes and departures from tradition are becoming more common in this conservative country. The revised edition of the popular work, Japan: Its History and Culture, Fourth Edition, documents and explains these changes. Seamlessly blending current events, politics, and cultural elements, the authors provide a riveting account of a nation often misunderstood by the West.

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This is an excellent introduction to Japanese history, it is exactly that, an introduction. Morton did a superb job of covering the entire history of Japan though it was, out of necessity, done at a ... Read full review

Review: Japan: Its History and Culture

User Review  - Goodreads

This is an excellent introduction to Japanese history, it is exactly that, an introduction. Morton did a superb job of covering the entire history of Japan though it was, out of necessity, done at a ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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Haniwa figure representing a man with a mitershaped hat
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The Introduction of Chinese Thought and Culture
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About the author (2004)

W. Scott Morton (New York, NY) is a full professor emeritus inChinese and Japanese history and culture and in ancient historyat Seton Hall University, in New Jersey.

J. Kenneth Olenik, Ph.D. (Upper Montclair, NJ) is a professor ofhistory at Montclair State University.

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