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The making of modern Japan an account of the progress of Japan from pre-feudal days to constitutional government & the position of a great power, with chapters on religion, the complex family system, education, &c. by John Harington Gubbins

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Published by Scholarly Resources in Wilmington, Del .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Japan

Subjects:

  • Japan -- History -- Restoration, 1853-1870.,
  • Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912.,
  • Japan -- Civilization -- 1868-1912.,
  • Japan -- Foreign relations -- 1868-1912.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1922 ed. published by Seeley, Service, London.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS882 .G8 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination316 p.
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5300801M
ISBN 100842013903
LC Control Number72082095

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The Making of Modern Japan focuses on the history of Japan, mostly the last years in which Jansen heavily focus on the the warring states period, the Tokugawa period, Meiji Era, and lastly what would be considered pre-WWII and after. The book is remarkably readable, as one other reviewer remarked the first few hundred pages read as a more /5(30).   Magisterial in vision, sweeping in scope, this monumental work presents a seamless account of Japanese society during the modern era, from to the present. A distillation of more than fifty years' engagement with Japan and its history, it is the crowning work of our leading interpreter of the modern Japanese experience.4/5(4).   Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan by Herbert Bix is somewhat misnamed, as of pages deal with the first half of Hirohito's life, from constitutes a long footnote. It's more: Hirohito and the making of WWII. It is Bix's analysis of WWII that set this hefty biography apart from previous efforts and common wisdom/5(). Book design by Marianne Perlak Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Jansen, Marius B. The making of modern Japan / Marius B. Jansen. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn (cloth) isbn (pbk.) 1. Japan—History—Tokugawa period, – 2. Japan—History—Meiji period,

Mr. Bix talked about his book [Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan], published by Harper Collins. The book chronicles the life of Emperor Hirohito, from his .   Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan provides the definitive account of his rich life and legacy. Meticulously researched and utterly engaging, this book is proof that the history of twentieth-century Japan cannot be understood apart from the life of its most remarkable and enduring leader.4/5(9).   Mr. Bix talked about his book Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan, published by book describes the enigmatic emperor whose sixty-three-year reign led Japan into the modern world. Get this from a library! The making of modern Japan. [Marius B Jansen] -- "Jansen covers the making of the modern state, the adaptation of Western models, growing international trade, the broadening opportunity in Japanese society with industrialization, and the postwar.

  Magisterial in vision, sweeping in scope, this monumental work presents a seamless account of Japanese society during the modern era, from to the present. A distillation of more than fifty years' engagement with Japan and its history, it is the crowning work of our leading interpreter of the modern Japanese experience. Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan (, ISBN ) is a book by Herbert P. Bix covering the reign of Emperor Hirohito of Japan from until his death in It won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction.. Much of the information on the book was uncovered by Japanese people who worked with Bix, but that the publishing companies and press in .   A lengthy exploration of the role of Emperor Hirohito in 20th-century Japanese politics that draws on an impressive array of fresh sources. Bix (Social Sciences/Hitosubashi Univ.) has written what is essentially a page indictment of the Japanese emperor, arguing that he should bear more blame, responsibility, and consequences than he has for Japan’s Author: Herbert P. Bix. If you do own the book but are using these notes in lieu of actually reading the book, shame on you, as it is a fine book that you should read. The Making of Modern Japan. Second Edition. Kenneth B. Pyle The Making of Modern Japan. 1. Chapter 1. 2. Warring State Period 2. Power Consolidation. 2. Castle Towns. 2. Toward Unification. 3.