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Author Gordon, Andrew, 1952-

Title The modern history of Japan : from Tokugawa times to the present / Andrew Gordon.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  952 GORD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 384 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Enduring Imprints of the Longer Past 1 -- Part 1. Crisis of the Tokugawa Regime -- 1. Tokugawa Polity 9 -- 2. Social and Economic Transformations 20 -- 3. Intellectual World of Late Tokugawa 34 -- 4. Overthrow of the Tokugawa 46 -- Part 2. Modern Revolution, 1868-1905 -- 5. Samurai Revolution 61 -- 6. Participation and Protest 77 -- 7. Social, Economic, and Cultural Transformations 94 -- 8. Empire and Domestic Order 115 -- Part 3. Imperial Japan From Ascendance to Ashes -- 9. Economy and Society 139 -- 10. Democracy and Empire between the World Wars 161 -- 11. Depression Crisis and Responses 182 -- 12. Japan in Wartime 204 -- 13. Occupied Japan: New Departures and Durable Structures 226 -- Part 4. Postwar and Contemporary Japan, 1952-2000 -- 14. Economic and Social Transformations 245 -- 15. Political Struggles and Settlements of the High-Growth Era 270 -- 16. Global Power in a Polarized World: Japan in the 1980s 291 -- 17. Beyond the Postwar Era 310 -- Appendix A. Prime Ministers of Japan, 1885-2001 333 -- Appendix B. Vote Totals and Seats by Party, 1945-2000 Lower House Elections 335.
Summary This innovative new history of Japan highlights the connections between Japanese history and world history in general. 48 halftones. Maps.
Subject Japan -- History -- 1868-
Japan -- History -- Tokugawa period, 1600-1868.
ISBN 0195110609 (cloth)
0195110617 (paperback)