Modern Japan: A Historical Survey

Modern Japan: A Historical Survey

Mikiso Hane


Integrating political occasions with cultural, monetary, and highbrow pursuits, Modern Japan offers a balanced and authoritative survey of contemporary jap historical past. A precis of Japan’s early historical past, emphasizing associations and structures that motivated jap society, presents a well-rounded creation to this crucial quantity, which makes a speciality of the Tokugawa interval to the present.

The 5th version of Modern Japan is up-to-date all through to incorporate the most recent info on Japan’s diplomacy, together with mystery diplomatic correspondence lately disclosed on WikiLeaks. This variation brings eastern background modern within the publish Sep 11 period, detailing present concerns corresponding to: the influence of the Gulf Wars on eastern diplomacy, the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and next nuclear twist of fate, the new tumultuous swap of political management, and Japan’s present fiscal and international prestige. An up to date chronological chart, checklist of best ministers, and bibliography also are included.

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