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Japan and the World since 1868
     

Japan and the World since 1868

by Michael a. Barnhart
 

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Japan's position as a major power in international affairs is recent, but the changes it has gone through during even so short a time have been immense. How to account for its progress from prudence, through folly, to present success is the enquiry at the core of Michael Barnhart's study. He provides a masterly account of the domestic pressures that often helped

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Japan's position as a major power in international affairs is recent, but the changes it has gone through during even so short a time have been immense. How to account for its progress from prudence, through folly, to present success is the enquiry at the core of Michael Barnhart's study. He provides a masterly account of the domestic pressures that often helped shape foreign policy, as well as an evaluation of the changing world order itself.

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"Brimming over with ideas...contains many good, thought-provoking passages. Barnhart has made the history of this period come alive and has explained it in all its complexity...a very useful addition to the current literature and can be highly recommended."—The International History

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ISBN-13:
9780340528570
Publisher:
Hodder Education Publishers
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Series:
International Relations and the Great Powers Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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