The Emergence of Meiji Japan / Edition 1

The Emergence of Meiji Japan / Edition 1

by Marius B. Jansen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521484057

ISBN-13: 9780521484053

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This new edition brings together selected chapters from Volume 5 of The Cambridge History of Japan. Japan underwent momentous changes during the nineteenth century. This book chronicles the transition from Tokugawa rule, and the political process that finally ended centuries of warrior rule. It goes on to discuss the samurai rebellions against the Meiji Restoration

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Overview

This new edition brings together selected chapters from Volume 5 of The Cambridge History of Japan. Japan underwent momentous changes during the nineteenth century. This book chronicles the transition from Tokugawa rule, and the political process that finally ended centuries of warrior rule. It goes on to discuss the samurai rebellions against the Meiji Restoration, national movements for constitutional government that indirectly resulted in the Meiji Constitution of 1889, and Japan's twentieth-century drive to Great Power status.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521484053
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
367
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The Tempo crisis Harold Bolitho; 2. Late Tokugawa culture and thought H. D. Harootunian; 3. The Meiji Restoration Marius B. Jansen; 4. Opposition movements in early Meiji, 1868–1885 Stephen Vlastos; 5. Japan's drive to great-power status Akira Iriye; Bibliography; Glossary-index.

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