A History of Japan: From Stone Age to Superpower / Edition 3

A History of Japan: From Stone Age to Superpower / Edition 3

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by K. Henshall
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0230346626

ISBN-13: 9780230346628

Pub. Date: 05/22/2012

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

In a rare combination of comprehensive coverage and sustained critical focus, this book examines Japan's progress through its entire history to its current status as an economic, technological, and cultural superpower. A key factor is a pragmatic determination to succeed. Little-known facts are also brought to light, and the latest findings used.

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In a rare combination of comprehensive coverage and sustained critical focus, this book examines Japan's progress through its entire history to its current status as an economic, technological, and cultural superpower. A key factor is a pragmatic determination to succeed. Little-known facts are also brought to light, and the latest findings used.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230346628
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
05/22/2012
Edition description:
3rd ed. 2012
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
474,597
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition Introduction: Japan and History From the Stone Age to Statehood: Myths, Prehistory, and Ancient History Of Courtiers and Warriors: Early and Medieval History (710-1600) The Closed Country: The Tokugawa Period (1600-1868) Building a Modern Nation: The Meiji Period (1868-1912) The Excesses of Ambition: The Pacific War and its Lead-up A Phoenix from the Ashes: Post-War Successes and Beyond Conclusion: Lessons for Aspiring Superpowers References Glossary of Japanese Terms Index

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