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Routledge Library Editions: Japan

Routledge Library Editions: Japan brings together a century's worth of publishing and provides a comprehensive collection of volumes which chart the literature, history, economics, politics & sociology of this fascinating country.

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  1. Democracy and Foreign Policy

    By R Bassett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The Sino-Japanese crisis of 1931-33 provides effective illustrations of wider themes in British Foreign Policy. It might even be said that the general pattern of opinion in the UK at the time was to be reproduced in subsequent crises. The Manchurian problem and the controversies which it provoked...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. A Cultural History of Postwar Japan

    1945-1980

    By Shunsuke Tsurumi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Shunsuke Tsurumi, one of Japan’s most distinguished contemporary philosophers, continues his study of the intellectual and social history of modern Japan with this penetrating analysis of popular culture in the post-war years. Japanese manga (comics), manzai (dialogues), television, advertising and...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. An Essay on the Civilisations of India, China and Japan

    By G Lowes Dickinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume presents an account of the author’s travels during 1912-13 making particular note of the characteristics of Indian, Chinese and Japanese societies and the effect upon them of contact with the West. Although inevitably dated in some of its views, the volume nonetheless provides an...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. A Study of Shinto

    The Religion of the Japanese Nation

    By Genchi Katu

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume investigates and present the salient features of Shinto through a long history of development from its remote past up to the present. It is a historical study of Shinto from a scientific point of view, illustrating the higher aspects of the religion, compile on strict lines of religious...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. A History of Japan

    By Hisho Saito

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume presents the Japanese version of the history of Japan from its origins, through the subjection of Korea, the introduction of Chinese culture, rebellion in Korea, Buddhism, Taika reforms, Ainu insurrection, the founding of Kyoto as the capital, the power of Fujiwara, the founding of the...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Language and Popular Culture in Japan

    By Brian Moeran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    When this book was originally published it was the first work of its kind to examine the way in which language is used to express the ‘myth’ of advertising slogans and other popular cultural forms. By making use of general theories from the disciplines of anthropology, linguistics, media studies...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Japan and a New World Economic Order

    By Kyoshi Kojima

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    President Nixon’s new economic policy of August 1971, aggravated by the oil problem since October 1973 caused chaos and uncertainty in the international trade and currency system. There were fears of another 1930s style depression. In addition, a world food shortage and strident claims by...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Japanese Participation in British Industry

    By John Dunning

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Japanese participation in British industry has increased greatly in recent years. While the new investment is welcomed for the jobs it helps create and the injection of new technology and managerial techniques, many people are fearful lest this increased participation should lead to loss of control...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Japan's Accession to the Comity of Nations

    By Alexander von Siebold

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume is based upon personal observations and recollections of the author extending over six different periods of residence in Japan between 1859 and 1877. It examines how the focus of the West towards Japan changed, as Japan became a dominant force in the political arena of the Far East when...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Japanese-Style Management Transferred

    The Experience of East Asia

    By K J Fukuda

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Japan’s rapid rise to economic super-power status has led to a worldwide interest in and attempts to emulate Japanese management practices. This book, based on extensive original research, considers both the opportunities and problems of the transfer of Japanese management practices to other areas...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

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