The Cambridge History of Japan

The Cambridge History of Japan

by Peter Duus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521223571

ISBN-13: 9780521223577

Pub. Date: 04/28/1989

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This first volume to be published in The Cambridge History of Japan provides a general introduction to Japan's history during the first three quarters of the twentieth century. Leading historians have contributed essays, based on recent Western and Japanese scholarship, that present an overview of Japan's political development, external relations, economic growth, and…  See more details below

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This first volume to be published in The Cambridge History of Japan provides a general introduction to Japan's history during the first three quarters of the twentieth century. Leading historians have contributed essays, based on recent Western and Japanese scholarship, that present an overview of Japan's political development, external relations, economic growth, and social and intellectual trends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521223577
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1989
Series:
Cambridge History of Japan Series
Pages:
836
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.77(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Peter Duus; Part I. Domestic Politics: 2. The establishment of party cabinets, 1898–1932 Taichiro Mitani; 3. Politics and mobilization in Japan, 1931–45 Gordon M. Berger; 4. Postwar politics, 1945–73 Haruhiro Fukui; Part II. External Relations: 5. The Japanese colonial empire, 1895–1945 Mark R. Peattie; 6. Continental expansion, 1905–41 Ikuhiko Hata; 7. The Pacific War Alvin D. Coox; Part III. Economic Development: 8. Industrialization and technological change, 1885–1920 E. Sydney Crawcour; 9. Depression, recovery, and war, 1920–45 Takafusa Nakamura; 10. The postwar Japanese economy, 1945–73 Yutaka Kosai; Part IV. Social and Intellectual Change: 11 The transformation of rural society, 1900–50 Ann Waswo; 12. Economic development, labor markets, and industrial relations in Japan, 1905–55 Koji Taira; 13. Socialism, liberalism, and Marxism, 1901–31 Pete Duus; 14. Japanese revolt against the West: political and cultural criticism in the twentieth century Tetsuo Najita.

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