A History of Japan / Edition 1

A History of Japan / Edition 1

by Conrad Totman
     
 

ISBN-10: 063121447X

ISBN-13: 9780631214472

Pub. Date: 07/05/2000

Publisher: Wiley

This authoritative and accessible book charts the history of Japan from c.8000 bc to the 1990s.  See more details below

Overview

This authoritative and accessible book charts the history of Japan from c.8000 bc to the 1990s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631214472
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/05/2000
Series:
Blackwell History of the World Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
660
Product dimensions:
6.89(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.41(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Conventions Used.

Acknowledgements.

Preface.

Maps.

Introduction.

Part I: Beginnings:.

1. Geology, Climate, and Biota.

2. From Origins to Agriculture.

Part II: The Age of Dispersed Agriculturalists (400 BCE - 1250 CE):.

3. Political Consolidation to 671 CE.

4. Establishing the Ritsuryô Order (672-750).

5. Ritsuryô Adaptation and Decay (750-1250).

6. Classical Higher Culture (750-1250).

Part III: The Age of Intensive Agriculture (1250-1890):.

7. The Centuries of Disorder (1250-1890).

8. Medieval Higher Culture (1250-1550).

9. Establishing the Bakuhan Order (1550-1700).

10. The Age of Growth (1590-1700).

11. Stasis and Decay (1700-1850).

12. Crisis and Redirection (1800-1890).

Part IV: The Age of Industrialism: Early Decades (1890-Present):.

13. Early Imperial Triumph (1890-1914).

14. Early Imperial Society and Culture.

15. Later Imperial Politics and Economy (1914-1945).

16. Later Imperial Society and Culture (1914-1945).

17. Drift to Disaster (1914-1945).

18. Entrepreneurial Japan: Politics and Economy (1945-1990).

19. Society and Environment (1945-1990).

20. The Culture of Entrepreneurial Japan (1945-1990).

Epilogue: Japan Today and Tomorrow.

Endnotes.

Appendices.

A. Tables I-X.

B. Chinese Words: Wade-Giles & Pinyin Orthographies.

C. Glossary of Japanese Terms.

D. Supplemental.

Readings.

Index.

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