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Major Works: Japanese Studies

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 126 new and published major works in the subject of Japanese Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Imperial Japan and the World, 1931-1945

    Edited by Antony Best

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    The transformation of Japan in the years between 1931 and 1945 into an expansionist and potentially hegemonic power that threatened the stability of the international order in East Asia is a topic that is central to any understanding of the region’s history in the twentieth century. This new...

    Published November 16th 2010 by Routledge

  2. RLE: Japan Mini-Set E: Sociology and Anthropology

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Mini-set E: Sociology & Anthropology re-issues 10 volumes originally published between 1931 and 1995 and covers topics such as japanese whaling, marriage in japan, and the japanese health care system. For institutional purchases for e-book sets please contact online.sales@tandf.co.uk (...

    Published November 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  3. RLE: Japan Mini-Set E: Sociology and Anthropology

    By Various

    Mini-set E: Sociology & Anthropology re-issues 10 volumes originally published between 1931 and 1995 and covers topics such as japanese whaling, marriage in japan, and the japanese health care system. For institutional purchases for e-book sets please contact online.sales@tandf.co.uk (...

    Published November 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. RLE: Japan Mini-Set F: Philosophy and Religion (4 vols)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Mini-set F: Philosophy & Religion re-issues 4 volumes originally published between 1926 and 1967. For institutional purchases for e-book sets please contact online.sales@tandf.co.uk (customers in the UK, Europe and Rest of World)...

    Published October 12th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Participation in British Industry

    By John Dunning

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Japanese participation in British industry has increased greatly in recent years. While the new investment is welcomed for the jobs it helps create and the injection of new technology and managerial techniques, many people are fearful lest this increased participation should lead to loss of control...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Foreign Competition in Japan

    Human Resource Strategies

    By Robert J Ballon

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The Japanese market is an attractive and challenging one. It is essential for foreign companies wanting to establish a growing presence to build operations which are suited to the Japanese. This book focuses on three particular areas: the labour market, the workplace and the market-place. The...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Industrial Training and Technological Innovation

    A Comparative and Historical Study

    Edited by Howard F Gospel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Taking an international and comparative perspective, this book focuses on the relationship between industrial training and technological change in three major global economies – the UK, USA and Japan. The contributors, an international group of leading researchers, look at the origins and...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  8. A History of Japan

    By Hisho Saito

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This volume presents the Japanese version of the history of Japan from its origins, through the subjection of Korea, the introduction of Chinese culture, rebellion in Korea, Buddhism, Taika reforms, Ainu insurrection, the founding of Kyoto as the capital, the power of Fujiwara, the founding of the...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Militarism and Foreign Policy in Japan

    By E E N Causton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The Manchurian "Incident" of 1931 led to a Japanese occupation, the birth of Manchoukuo and the withdrawal of Japan from the League of Nations. At the time it seemed as if the army and navy were exerting a supreme influence. This volume points out that this influence is not new and that there are...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge