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History of Japan

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ISBN-10: 080482097X

ISBN-13: 9780804820974

Edition: 2nd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: J. G. Caiger, R. H. P. Mason

List price: $18.95
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This is an interesting and well documented study of the history of Japan. It provides an in-depth analysis of the religion, culture, and arts of the Japanese people from the 6th century B.C. to the present.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 11/15/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Richard Mason graduated from Cambridge University. He received his Ph.D. from the Australian National University where he subsequently lectured on Japanese history as a member of the Faculty of Asian Studies for over thirty years. Dr. Mason is also the author of Japan's First General Election (Cambridge University Press, 1969). Now retired, he continues to live and work in Canberra.John Caiger was born in Japan, graduated from Sydney University,and studied history at the University of London. He earned his Ph.D. from the Australian National University before joining its Faculty of Asian Studies where he has lectured since 1966.

Archaic Japan
Environment and Early Settlement
Ancient Japan
The Creation of a Unified State
Culture in the Nara Period
Government in the Heian Period
Heian Literature
Religion in the Heian Period
Architecture and Art in the Heian Period
Medieval Japan
Rule by the Military Houses
The Failure of Ashikaga Rule: The Vigor of Economic and Cultural Life
Buddhism in the Kamakura and Muromachi Periods
Early Modern Japan
Sixteenth-Century Japan
Administration Under the Tokugawa
Society and Culture in Early Modern Japan