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Book Title A modern history of Japan : from Tokugawa times to the present
Author Gordon, Andrew;
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Subject World history
Descriptors Japan--History--1868--; Japan--History--Tokugawa period, 1600--1868; History;
Call No DS881.9.G66
Description "A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present, Second Edition, paints a richly nuanced and strikingly original portrait of the last two centuries of Japanese history. It takes students from the days of the shogunate - the overlordship of the Tokugawa family - through the modernizing revolution launched by midlevel samurai in the late nineteenth century; the adoption of Western hairstyles, clothing, and military organization; and the nation's first experiments with mass democracy after World War I. Author Andrew Gordon offers the finest synthesis to date of Japan's passage through militarism, World War II, the American occupation, and the subsequent economic rollercoaster." "With a sustained focus on setting modern Japan in a comparative and global context, A Modern History of Japan, Second Edition, is ideal for undergraduate courses in modern Japanese history, Japanese politics, Japanese society, or Japanese culture."--BOOK JACKET. - Source: Library Thing
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Imprint New York: Oxford University Press, 2009
ISBN 978-0-19-533922-2
Edition 2nd ed.
Language English
Total Copies 1
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