The Origins of Socialist Thought in Japan

The Origins of Socialist Thought in Japan

by John Crump



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312588724
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 03/01/1983
Pages: 415

Table of Contents

Part 1: To the End of the Russo-Japanese War (1905) 1. The Development of Capitalism in Japan and the Forming of a Working Class 2. Populism (Narodnism) and Other Russian Influences 3. Studying at the Feet of European Social-Democracy 4. Influences from English-Speaking Countries – America, Britain, New Zealand 5. The Legacy from the Old Society 6. Japanese ‘Socialism’ to 1905 Part Two: From the End of the Russo-Japanese War (1905) to the Great Rice Riots (1918) 7. The Further Development of Capitalism and the First Flexing of the Working Class’ Muscles 8. Kōtoku Shūsui and the American Connection 9. Inspiration from Russia 10. Social-Democracy and Syndicalism in Contention – European Battles Refought in Japan 11. Christians and Terrorists 12. Japanese ‘Socialism’ to 1918 Appendices. Bibliography. Glossary. Index.

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