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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. Government by Assassination

    By Hugh Byas

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Written by someone who spent twenty-three years as a journalist in Japan, this book describes the political and military aspirations of Japan at a tumultuous period of twentieth century history. The book examines the workings of the Japanese government and discusses the role of the military in...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Meiji 1868

    Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Japan

    By Paul Akamatsu

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Among the revolutionary movements which shook the nineteenth-century world, the change of government in Japan in 1868 occupies a special place. A new, dynamic ruling class provoked the overthrow of the old rule of the shogun and in a few years the visible structure of feudal society disappeared....

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Case of Korea

    By Henry Chung

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume examines how and why Japan annexed Korea in the early twentieth century and discusses the role of foreign powers (particularly the USA) in trying to bring about freedom and independence for Korea. Written by a Korean living in the USA the book is at times a harrowing account of...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Education in Tokugawa Japan

    By Ronald Dore

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Japanese cultural life had reached a low ebb at the beginning of the Tokugawa period. The Japanese society which emerged when Tokugawa Ieyasu had completed the process of pacifying warring baronies was neither literary, nor hardly literate. The rulers were warriors and the people they ruled were...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Empire

    By David H James

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume is a history of the Japanese drive for the conquest of Greater East Asia. It includes an account of the Malayan campaign and the Fall of Singapore, followed by an outline of the dominant features of the campaign in S E Asia and the Pacific and ending with the attack on Japan and the...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Netherlands, Indies and Japan

    Their Relations 1940-1941

    By H J van Mook

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume chronicles the facts concerning the relations between the Netherlands in Asia and Japan during the last two years before the outbreak of war in the Pacific and concentrates on political and economic affairs. ...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Maker of Modern Japan

    The Life of Tokugawa Ieyasu

    By A L Sadler

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Tokugawa Ieyasu founded a dynasty of rulers, organized a system of government and set in train the re-orientation of the religion of Japan so that he would take the premier place in it. Calm, capable and entirely fearless, Ieyasu deliberately brought the opposition to a head and crushed in a...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  8. An Intellectual History of Wartime Japan

    1931-1945

    By Shunsuke Tsurumi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    When this book was published in Japanese in 1982 it was awarded the prestigious Jiro Osaragi Prize. It is an important contribution to the understanding of the mental and spiritual world of Japan just over two generations ago. The author argues that just as the period of isolation up to the middle...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Affair of the Madre de Deus

    A Chapter in the History of the Portuguese in Japan.

    By C R Boxer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The fact that the Portuguese opened up the Far East to European maritime enterprise is well known, but the prosperity to which their trade attained in that region is less so, as historians have tended to dwell on the English or Dutch activities. The period of Luso-Japanese trade is therefore of...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  10. RLE: Japan Mini-Set B: History (34 vols)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Mini-set B: History re-issues a century of publishing in 34 volumes originally published between 1901and 1990. For institutional purchases for e-book sets please contact online.sales@tandf.co.uk (customers in the UK, Europe and Rest of World)...

    Published September 6th 2010 by Routledge

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