Sources of Japanese Tradition, Abridged: Part 2: 1868 to 2000 / Edition 2

Sources of Japanese Tradition, Abridged: Part 2: 1868 to 2000 / Edition 2

by Wm. Theodore de de Bary
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231139195

ISBN-13: 9780231139199

Pub. Date: 09/26/2006

Publisher: Columbia University Press

For almost fifty years, Sources of Japanese Tradition has been the single most valuable collection of English-language readings on Japan. Unrivalled in its wide selection of source materials on history, society, politics, education, philosophy, and religion, the two-volume textbook is a crucial resource for students, scholars, and readers seeking an

Overview

For almost fifty years, Sources of Japanese Tradition has been the single most valuable collection of English-language readings on Japan. Unrivalled in its wide selection of source materials on history, society, politics, education, philosophy, and religion, the two-volume textbook is a crucial resource for students, scholars, and readers seeking an introduction to Japanese civilization.

Originally published in a single hardcover book, Volume 2 is now available as an abridged, two-part paperback. Part 1 covers the Tokugawa period to 1868, including texts that address the spread of neo-Confucianism and Buddhism and the initial encounters of Japan and the West. Part 2 begins with the Meiji period and ends at the new millennium, shedding light on such major movements as the Enlightenment, constitutionalism, nationalism, socialism, and feminism, and the impact of the postwar occupation. Commentary by major scholars and comprehensive bibliographies and indexes are included.

Together, these readings map out the development of modern Japanese civilization and illuminate the thought and teachings of its intellectual, political, and religious leaders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231139199
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
09/26/2006
Series:
Introduction to Asian Civilizations Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
712,274
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

PrefaceExplanatory NoteChronologyContributorsPart V. Japan, Asia, and the West35. The Meiji Restoration, by Fred G. Notehelfer36. Civilization and Enlightenment, by Albert Craig37. Popular Rights and Constitutionalism, by James Huffman38. Education in Meiji Japan, by Richard Rubinger39. Nationalism and Pan-Asianism40. The High Tide of Prewar Liberalism, by Arthur E. Tiedemann41. Socialism and the Left, by Andrew Barshay42. The Rise of Revolutionary Nationalism, by Marius Jansen43. Empire and War, by Peter DuusPart VI. Postwar Japan44. The Occupation Years, 1945–1952, by Marlene Mayo45. Democracy and High Growth, by Andrew GordonPart VII. Aspects of the Modern Experience46. The New Religions, by Helen Hardacre47. Japan and the World in Cultural Debate49. Thinking with the Past: History Writing in Modern Japan, by Carol GluckBibliographyIndex

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