Modern Japan A Historical Survey

ISBN-10: 0813346940
ISBN-13: 9780813346946
Edition: 5th 2012
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List price: $57.50
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 7/31/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

Integrating political events with cultural, economic, and intellectual movements,Modern Japanprovides a balanced and authoritative survey of modern Japanese history. A summary of Japan’s early history, emphasizing institutions and systems that influenced Japanese society, provides a well-rounded introduction to this essential volume, which focuses on the Tokugawa period to the present. The fifth edition ofModern Japanis updated throughout to include the latest information on Japan’s international relations, including secret diplomatic correspondence recently disclosed on WikiLeaks. This edition brings Japanese history up to date in the post 9/11 era, detailing current issues such as: the impact of the Gulf Wars on Japanese international relations, the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear accident, the recent tumultuous change of political leadership, and Japan’s current economic and global status. An updated chronological chart, list of prime ministers, and bibliography are also included.  

A Note on Japanese and Chinese Names
Preface
Japan Before the Seventeenth Century
Early History of the Japanese People
Traditional Culture and Institutions of the Pre-Tokugawa Years
Notes
Establishment of the Tokugawa Bakufu
The Shogun of the Tokugawa Bakufu
Tokugawa Institutions
The Structure of Tokugawa Society
The Culture of the Tokugawa Period
Notes
The Late Tokugawa Period
Political Developments
Economic Problems
The Lot of the Peasants
Peasant Uprisings
Agricultural Improvements
Intellectual Currents: Reformers and Critics
Notes
The Fall of the Tokugawa Bakufu
Arrival of Commodore Perry
The Immediate Consequences
The Mentality of Sonno Joi
The Rise of the Anti-Bakufu Forces
The Meiji Restoration
Notes
The Meiji Restoration: The New Order
Political Changes
Local Government
Social Reforms
Pensions for the Kazoku and Shizoku
Revision of the Land Tax and the Plight of the Farmers
Legal Reforms
The Police System
The Army and the Navy
Economic Developments
Education
Civilization and Enlightenment
Religion
Notes
The Continuing Meiji Revolution (I): Political Developments
Political Reactions
Agrarian Unrest
The Movement for Popular Rights
Fortification of the Central Government
The Constitution
Notes
The Continuing Meiji Revolution (II): Cultural, Economic, and Social Developments
Cultural Nationalism
Initial Modern Economic Growth
The Plight of the Workers
Social Conditions
Notes
Political Developments in Later Meiji
Partisan Politics: 1887-1894
The Korean Question and the Sino-Japanese War
Postwar Domestic Political Developments
Notes
The Conclusion of the Meiji Era
The Russo-Japanese War
Foreign Affairs After the War
Internal Affairs After the War
The Death of Emperor Meiji
Meiji Japan: An Assessment
Notes
The Era of Parliamentary Ascendancy (I)
Internal Political Affairs: 1912-1918
Foreign Affairs
Economic Developments: 1906-1930
Social Reform Movements: Labor
Agrarian Reform Movements
The Outcastes and the Suiheisha
Movement for Women's Rights
Democratic and Socialistic Political Movements
Notes
The Era of Parliamentary Ascendancy (II)
Culture of the Taisho Era
Political Developments: 1918-1932
Notes
The Ascendancy of Militarism
Radical Nationalists and Militarists
Conspiracies and Assassinations
The Manchurian Incident
Internal Political Developments: The Triumph of the Militarists
Economic Developments
Notes
The Road to War
China Policy to 1937
The China Incident
Internal Developments
Further Foreign Entanglements
Negotiations with the United States
The Occupation of Southern French Indochina
The Decision for War
Notes
War and Defeat
The Offensive War
The War at Home
The Defensive War
The Allied Strategy: "Island Hopping"
The Transference of Leadership from Tojo to Koiso
The Beginning of the End
The Battle for Leyte Gulf
The End of the Fighting: The Kamikaze
The Economics of Warfare
The Finale
Notes
The Postwar Years (I): Reform and Reconstruction
The MacArthur Era
Political Developments During the Occupation Years
Notes
The Postwar Years (II): Political Developments After Independence
The Yoshida Years
After Yoshida: The 1955 System
End of LDP Dominance
Foreign Relations
Economic Developments
The Japanese Economy in the Early 1990s: Recession
Notes
Social and Educational Developments
Social Developments
Education
Notes
Cultural Developments
American Influence
Survival of the Traditional Outlook
Religion
Literature
Cinema
Art and Architecture
Popular Culture
Baseball and Other Sports
Revival of Nationalism?
Yasukuni Controversy
End of the Showa Reign
Three Strikes
Notes
The Internet
Chronological Chart
List of Prime Ministers
Selected Bibliography
Index

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