Japan's postwar history

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Cornell University Press, 1997 - History - 208 pages
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Japan's Postwar History is the only book that provides an integrated analysis of Japan's social, political, and economic history from 1932 until the present day. Gary D. Allinson has substantially updated his work for a second edition that takes Japan from the bursting of the economic bubble through the long recession of the 1990s and up to 2003. Book jacket.

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A pretty unremarkable text on Japan's prewar to postwar development. Allinson's focus is almost narrowly economic, but there are some brief cultural asides, mostly related through literature of the immediate postwar era. Read full review


Chapter One Antecedents 19321945
Chapter Two Revival 19451955
Chapter Three Growth 19551974

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