A Brief History of Japanese Civilization / Edition 4

A Brief History of Japanese Civilization / Edition 4

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by Conrad Schirokauer, Suzanne Gay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495913251

ISBN-13: 9780495913252

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This compelling text explores the development of Japan through its art, religion, literature, and thought as well as through its economic, political, and social history. The author team combines strong research with extensive classroom teaching experience to offer a clear, consistent, and highly readable text that is accessible to students with no previous…  See more details below

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This compelling text explores the development of Japan through its art, religion, literature, and thought as well as through its economic, political, and social history. The author team combines strong research with extensive classroom teaching experience to offer a clear, consistent, and highly readable text that is accessible to students with no previous knowledge of the history of Japan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495913252
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
427,710
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


PART I: BEGINNINGS AND FOUNDATIONS. 1. The Prehistory of the Japanese Archipelago. 2. The Early State: Chinese and Korean Influences. PART II: ARISTOCRATS, MONKS, AND SAMURAI. 3. The Heian Period. 4. The Kamakura Period in Japan. 5. Muromachi Japan. PART III: EARLY MODERN/LATE TRADITIONAL JAPAN. 6. The Formation of a New Order. 7. Tokugawa Shogunate. PART IV: JAPAN AND THE MODERN WORLD. 8. Endings and Beginnings: From Tokugawa to Meiji, 1787-1873. 9. The Emergence of Modern Japan: 1874-1894. 10. Imperial Japan: 1895-1931. 11. Militarism and War. 12. The New Japan. Afterword.

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