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Major Works: Japanese Studies

You are currently browsing 51–60 of 91 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. 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

  2. British Factory Japanese Factory

    The Origins of National Diversity in Industrial Relations

    By Ronald Dore

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The Japanese way of work is notoriously ‘different’. But is it Japan or Britain which is the odd man out? When originally published this was the first book to explore the real differences, through a point-by-point comparison of two Japanese factories with two British ones making similar products....

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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 September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Japan Under Taisho Tenno

    1912-1926

    By A Morgan Young

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    A journalist on the Japan Chronicle for eleven years this volume examines the history, economy, politics and society of Japan from just before the First World War until 1926. Japan’s relations with the West, as well as with Russia and China are also discussed. ...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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 September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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