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Japan Emerging Premodern History To 1850

ISBN-10: 0813344832
ISBN-13: 9780813344836
Edition: 2012
Authors: Karl F. Friday
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Book details

List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 3/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

 Japan Emergingprovides a comprehensive survey of Japan from prehistory to the nineteenth century. Incorporating the latest scholarship and methodology, leading authorities writing specifically for this volume outline and explore the main developments in Japanese life through ancient, classical, medieval, and early modern periods. Instead of relying solely on lists of dates and prominent names, the authors focus onwhyandhowJapanese political, social, economic, and intellectual life evolved. Each part begins with a timeline and a set of guiding questions and issues to help orient readers and enhance continuity. Engaging, thorough, and accessible, this is an essential text for all students and scholars of Japanese history.

  Karl Fridayis professor of history at the University of Georgia and director of the IES Abroad Tokyo Center. His books includeSamurai, Warfare and the State in Early Medieval JapanandThe First Samurai: The Life and Legend of the Warrior Rebel Taira Masakado.

List of Illustrations
Map: The Provinces of Premodern Japan
Preface
Landmarks, Eras, and Appellation in Japanese History
Japan's Natural Setting
Sorting the Past
Defining "Ancient" and "Classical,"
Defining "Medieval,"
Defining "Early Modern,"
Part II
Timeline
Origins of the Japanese People
What Used to Be Called Shinto: The Question of Japans Indigenous Religion
The Emergence of Political Rulership and the State in Early Japan
Early Japan and the Continent
Centralization and State Formation in Sixth-and Seventh-Century japan
Court, Capital, and Countryside in the classical Age
Timeline
Emperor, Aristocracy, and the Ritsuryo State: Court Politics in
Oligarchy, Shared Rulership, and Power Blocs
Aristocratic Buddhism
The Canons of Courtly Taste
The Provinces and the Public Economy, 700-1100
The Shoen System
The Dawn of the Samurai
The Kamakura Shogunate and the Beginnings of Warrior Power
Demesne, Dominion, and Diffusion in the Medieval Age
Timeline
Kamakura and the Challenges of Governance
Go-DaigM, Takauji, and the Muromachi Shogunate
Medieval Religion
Warriors, Warlords, and Domains
Medieval Warfare
Medieval Arts and Aesthetics
Gender Relations in the Age of Violence
The Rise of the Peasantry
The Medieval Economy
Diplomacy, Piracy, and the Space Between: Japan and East Asia in the Medieval Period
Bureaucrats, Burghers, and Bailiwicks in the Early Modern Age
Timeline
The Sixteenth-Century Reunification
The Political Order
A Whole New World (Order): Early Modern Japanese Foreign Relations, 1550-1850
The New Warriors: Samurai in Early Modern Japan
Urbanization, Trade; and Merchants
Ukiyo asobi: Urban Arts and Entertainments in Early Modem Japan, Frank Chance
Religion in Early Modern Japan
Peace Dividend: Agrarian Developments in Tokugawa Japan
Family, Gender, and Sex in Early Modern Japan
Thought, Education, and Popular Literacies in Early Modern Japan
Bibliography
About the Authors
Index

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