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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. The Cultural Transition

    Human Experience and Social Transformation in the Third World and Japan

    Edited by Merry I White, Susan Pollak

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume makes available a wide variety of cultural perspectives on education and on economic and social progress. Contributors focus on three main questions, the answers to which are vital for understanding the needs of both national policy and personal fulfilment in widely differing cultures....

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Emperor's Adviser

    Saionji Kinmochi and Pre-War Japanese Politics

    By Lesley Connors

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Saionji Kinmochi was an aristocrat, a scholar and a progressive liberal politician who twice occupied the highest political office in the nation and who, during three decades, as adviser to three Emperors, coordinated and directed Japanese politics. His long life encompassed the emergence of the...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Shingu

    A Study of a Japanese Fishing Community

    By Arne Kalland

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    From being an important centre which attracted a large number of merchants during the feudal period, Shingu, on the northern shores of Kyushu is today a suburb of Fukuoka City. Fishing is a slowly-dying occupation and this volume analyses how the fishermen adjust to changing circumstances. Although...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Japan's Options for the 1980s

    By Radha Sinha

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Japan’s economic success since the 1950s created a range of serious domestic and international problems which threaten the stability of the country. Within Japan at the start of the 1980s there was a strong mood on the right for remilitarization to give the nation the super-power status her...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Traits and Foreign Influences

    By Inazo Nitobe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume collects together essays and lectures given by the author from 1922-1927 to a variety of international audiences. Together they illuminate essential aspects of the Japanese mentality and way of life, particularly in social, religious and linguistic aspects. ...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Japan's Continental Adventure

    By Ching-Chun Wang

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This book contains eighteen studies on various important phases of Japan’s invasion of China. The appendix contains the historical declaration by Chiang-Kai-shek setting forth clearly the reasons why China took up arms against Japanese aggression, and a lucid chapter by the veteran sinologist Owen...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Japanese Population Problem

    The Coming Crisis

    By W R Crocker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume analyzes what the pressure of population growth in Japan in the early twentieth century consisted of and attempts to indicate what form it would take in the future. It examines not only the relationship between the number of inhabitants and the economic resources of the country but also...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Phonetics of Japanese Language

    With Reference to Japanese Script

    By P M Suski

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This book gives true characters of Japanese speech sounds in reference to European speech sounds. When it was first published in 1931, it was the first book of its kind. There are only 5 Japanese vowel elements as opposed to 18 in English, 13 in French and 8 in German. There are 15 Japanese...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Image of Japan

    From Feudal Isolation to World Power 1850-1905

    By Jean-Pierre Lehmann

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Japan's image has experienced numerous transmutations. The book covers the metamorphosis from Japan's image of a feudal, exotic and romantic land inhabited by Madam Butterflies, to its sudden emergence as a geopolitical power following its defeat of Russia in 1905. More was to come. In the 1930s...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Anatomy of Japanese Business

    Edited by Kazuo Sato

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume collects eleven essays written by Japanese experts on various aspects of Japanese business management and is a sequel to the volume Industry and Business in Japan. It examines the mechanisms for Japan’s phenomenal economic growth since the Second World War by analyzing Japanese...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

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