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Major Works: Japanese Studies

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 120 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. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

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. Modern Japan and its Problems

    By G C Allen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The author, who was for several years a lecturer in a Japanese Government College, has tried to interpret the civilization and national character of Japan in the light of his experience and of his studies in that country. He describes the novel problems and phenomena which have been created by the...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Rise of the Japanese Corporate System

    By Koji Matsumoto

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Japan’s economy is invariably seen as a prime example of a capitalist system, and a consideration of the elements upon which the Japanese economy is founded seems to lead inexorably to the conclusion that Japan is an established member of the group of highly developed capitalist nations. Yet a...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Japan's Economic Aid

    Policy Making and Politics

    By Alan Rix

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Japan’s arrival since World War Two as a major industrial nation has meant that she has had to bear a greater share of the developed world’s contribution to the developing nations and foreign aid has become an integral part of foreign policy. This book describes the roots of Japan’s aid policy and...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Japan's Foreign Aid Challenge

    By Alan Rix

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    When this volume was published in 1993 it was the first comprehensive analysis of the major policy issues confronting Japan’s massive foreign aid programme. It deals with the philosophy behind Japan’s aid, Japanese reactions to the severe criticisms of its programmes and the beginnings of...

    Published September 8th 2010 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 September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Japan and a New World Economic Order

    By Kyoshi Kojima

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    President Nixon’s new economic policy of August 1971, aggravated by the oil problem since October 1973 caused chaos and uncertainty in the international trade and currency system. There were fears of another 1930s style depression. In addition, a world food shortage and strident claims by...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Direct Foreign Investment

    A Japanese Model of Multi-National Business Operations

    By Kyoshi Kojima

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Direct foreign investment and the activities of multinational corporations are new dynamic elements in the international economy. This book identifies, theoretically and practically, a Japanese model of multinational business operations which has characteristics differing from the American or "...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Black Star Over Japan

    Rising Forces of Militarism

    By Albert Axelbank

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The Japanese are the only people in the world who have experienced the horror of nuclear weapons with their own flesh. Atomic holocaust was followed by American occupation and the American-inspired, postwar Japanese ‘Peace Constitution’ which explicitly outlawed Japanese military forces and the use...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Daily Life in Japan

    At The Time of the Samurai, 1185-1603

    By Louis Frederic

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    From the tenth century onwards the emperors of Japan gradually lost power. The local lords or clan chiefs waged ceaseless war against each other, while the court, wholly steeped in Chinese culture, seemed to take no further interest in the affairs of the nation. In 1191 the Minamoto clan mastered...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  10. A Cultural History of Postwar Japan

    1945-1980

    By Shunsuke Tsurumi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Shunsuke Tsurumi, one of Japan’s most distinguished contemporary philosophers, continues his study of the intellectual and social history of modern Japan with this penetrating analysis of popular culture in the post-war years. Japanese manga (comics), manzai (dialogues), television, advertising and...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge