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1-10 of 11 results in Routledge Library of Modern Japan
Since the end of the 1980s, scholarly work on Japan has attempted to escape the bounds of the previous discourse that continuously described it as ‘changing Japan’, a discourse which paradoxically also focused, in the main, on the hierarchical models of this so-called vertical society. While...
Published May 3rd 2007 by Routledge
RoutledgeCurzon Library of Modern Japan
This collection makes available key articles on the Japan-North American relationship from the Meiji era to the present. Volume one focuses on the necessity of Japanese modernization post-1868 and examines the build-up to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbour. Volume two looks at the post-war...
Published July 22nd 2004 by Routledge
Drawing on the full range of materials published during the twentieth century, this three volume set incorporates previously published material concerning the formation of 'racial' identities in Japan, and social exclusion as experienced by the Ainu, Burakumin, Okinawans, and Chinese and Korean...
Published June 17th 2004 by Routledge
Japan's relations with South East Asia differ significantly in quantity and quality from relations with its immediate neighbours in North East Asia. Since the opening of the country in the mid-nineteenth century, Japan's interest in this vast and geographically remote area has varied over time. The...
Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge
This addition to the Routledge Library of Modern Japan brings together the most significant studies in recent years on science, technology and research and development in Japan.Drawn from a broad range of journals, research monographs, technical papers and edited volumes, the articles that make up...
Published September 20th 2001 by Routledge
Banking in Japan offers a wide-ranging survey of the institutional structures, operating principles and regulatory frameworks of Japan's financial system from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the mid-1990s. This collection is an invaluable resource for researchers and students of the Japanese...
Published February 4th 1999 by Routledge
This timely collection offers an indispensable work of reference to all those interested in the contemporary development of one of the world's largest and most influential economies. The set addresses key issues for the Japanese economy in the post-war decades, including:* the relationship between...
Published December 3rd 1998 by Routledge
Political, Economic and Social History 1926-1989
A representative cross-section of works by international scholars in Japanese history have been chosen here for their interpretative thrust and narrative clarity. The articles in this set present a rich variety of perspectives on this vital and controversial period in twentieth-century Japanese...
Published August 27th 1998 by Routledge
Political, Economic and Social History 1868-1912
Meiji Japan represents a reassessment of the political, economic and social history of Japan during the Meiji period (1868-1911). The Meiji Restoration of 1868 was a pivotal event in Japanese history. Often seen as marking the break between 'pre-modern' and 'modern' Japan, the Restoration has...
Published July 9th 1998 by Routledge
Is the Japanese economy really unique? This set collects the major English language contributions to the theories of the structure and performance of the Japanese economy in the twentieth century. It covers a wide range of topics including: * Japan before the Pacific War* post-war growth* trading...
Published June 25th 1998 by Routledge