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  1. Japanese-German Business Relations

    Co-operation and Rivalry in the Interwar Period

    By Akira Kudo

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This volume approaches the history of Japanese-German relations from a business history perspective. Starting with an overview of Japanese-German relations which focuses on the environment, strategies and forms of inter-firm relations, Akira Kudo then uses case studies to provide a broader picture,...

    Published June 10th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Treacherous Women of Imperial Japan

    Patriarchal Fictions, Patricidal Fantasies

    By Helene Bowen Raddeker

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Kanno Suga and Kaneko Fumika were both found guilty on different occasions in 1911 and 1926 of conspiring to assassinate the Japanese emperor. Kanno was executed and Kaneko hanged herself whilst in prison, but both women maintained their defiance of the state even in the face of death.Through...

    Published October 15th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Japan, Internationalism and the UN

    By R. P. Dore

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Japan has enormous economic power and yet is a minor player in international politics. In part this has been due to the partnership with US, but now with the end of cold war there is a fierce debate going on in Japan regarding the international political role for the nation. This book is a response...

    Published October 1st 1997 by Routledge

  4. Society and the State in Interwar Japan

    Edited by Elise K. Tipton

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The social history of Japan between the First and Second World Wars is a neglected area of study. The contributors to this volume consider factors such as nationalism, class, gender and race. They also explore the ideas and activities of a number of new social and political groups, such as the...

    Published August 27th 1997 by Routledge

  5. The Dynamics of Japan's Relations with Africa

    South Africa, Tanzania and Nigeria

    By Kweku Ampiah

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This is the first book to examine in-depth Japan's relations with Africa. Japan's dependence on raw materials from South Africa made it impossible for Tokyo in the 1970s and 1980s to support other African states in their fight against the minority government and its policy of apartheid. Kweku...

    Published May 21st 1997 by Routledge

  6. The Right to Life in Japan

    By Noel Williams

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The Right to Life in Japan is a study that brings new perspectives to bear on an extremely important topic for all those facing the moral dilemmas of such issues as abortion and the death penalty. It also helps to fill a gap in life, in social science and law studies of contemporary Japan.Noel...

    Published April 16th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Architecture and Authority in Japan

    By William H. Coaldrake

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 28th 1996 by Routledge

  8. The Fantastic in Modern Japanese Literature

    The Subversion of Modernity

    By Susan Napier

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Modern Japan's repressed anxieties, fears and hopes come to the surface in the fantastic. A close analysis of fantasy fiction, film and comics reveals the ambivalence felt by many Japanese towards the success story of the nation in the twentieth century.The Fantastic in Modern Japanese Literature...

    Published December 27th 1995 by Routledge

  9. Democracy in Post-War Japan

    Maruyama Masao and the Search for Autonomy

    By Rikki Kersten

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Democracy in Post-War Japan assesses the development of democracy through the writings of the brilliant political thinker Maruyama Masao. The author explores the significance of Maruyama's notion of personal and social autonomy and its impact on the development of a distinctively Japanese...

    Published December 6th 1995 by Routledge

  10. Militarisation and Demilitarisation in Contemporary Japan

    By Glenn D. Hook

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The intertwined issues of Japanese `identity' and `normality' are at the centre of the tension between internal and external pressures on Japanese defence and security policies. With chapters on peace thought, the militarisation and demilitarisation of language as well as the `hard' aspects of the...

    Published November 29th 1995 by Routledge