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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. Origins of the War in the East

    By Aron Shai

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This study describes the British government’s policy towards China during the first phases of the undeclared Sino-Japanese war, starting in July 1937 when the conflict in North China culminated in all-out hostilities; and ending in September 1939 when the outbreak of the war over Poland forced the...

    Published April 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Networking in Japanese Factory Automation

    Edited by Koichi Kishimoto

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    In Japan information technology has been a vital part of manufacturing for decades. A central factory computer provides a production plan and shop minicomputers and microcomputers in the factory run machines that manufacture products. It has become necessary to connect computers installed at...

    Published April 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Marriage in Changing Japan

    Community & Society

    By Joy Hendry

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This book approaches its subject from two angles. First, there is a detailed and descriptive analysis of the social organisation of, and place of marriage in, one community in Kyushu. To this extent, the study is a regional one and provides valuable ethnographic information. The second angle,...

    Published April 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Masterpieces of Chikamatsu

    The Japanese Shakespeare

    By Robert Nichols

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This is a selection of the best plays of Chikamatsu, one of the greatest Japanese dramatists. Master of the marionette and popular dramas, he had, until the publication of this book, remained unknown to western readers owing to the difficulty of translating the work into English. The introduction...

    Published April 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Made in Japan

    By Guenther Stein

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume concentrates on the effect of Japanese trade competition on the UK and Europe, it also provides an illuminating picture of political, social and military conditions in Japan in the early twentieth century. ...

    Published April 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Japanese Grammar

    By Harold G Henderson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This grammar has been written to help the student to think in the Japanese way. Part One contains several introductory notes on Nomenclature, Syntax, Verbs, Aru, Iru, Oru, on Adjectives and on Foreign Words. Part Two concentrates on connectives – the particles and suffixes which modify the sense of...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Health Care in Japan

    By Margaret Powell, Masahira Anesaki

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    In the 1970s and 80s Japan experienced some deep-rooted social changes which affected attitudes to health care services among both professionals and consumers alike. Health Care in Japan provides an introduction to and overview of health and medical services in Japan at that time. It describes the...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Imperial Japan

    1926-1938

    By A Morgan Young

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    A journalist on the Japan Chronicle for eleven years, the author collected in this volume the most significant current events for discussion. They include the financial crisis of 1927, hostilities with China and in particular Manchuria, Japan’s booming manufacturing industry, Japanese nationalism,...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Global Japanization?

    The Transnational Transformation of the Labour Process

    Edited by Tony Elger, Chris Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Global Japaniziation? Brings together research from North America, Japan, Europe and Latin America to analyse the influence of Japanese manufacturing investment and Japanese working practices across the global economy. The editors present original case studies of work reorganization and workers’...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Death of Old Yokohama

    In the Great Japanese Earthquake of 1923

    By Otis M Poole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    It was almost noon in the picturesque city of Yokohama on Saturday, September 1st 1923 when the first sway of one of the world’s most destructive earthquakes was felt. The first great shock lasted for four minutes and in that time every building in the city was destroyed, together with 100,000 of...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

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