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Selected chapters from Volume 5 of The Cambridge History of Japan chronicle the transition from Tokugawa rule, and the political process that finally ended centuries of warrior rule, as well as the events which indirectly resulted in the Meiji Constitution of 1889.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)|
Table of ContentsPreface; 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.