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- Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 52.50
Refugees, Women, and Weapons examines the role of domestic advocates, state identity and domestic norms in Japan's counterintuitive adoption of and compliance with three treaties?related to women's rights, refugee protection, and land mines?whose international normative framework conflict with Japan's domestic norms. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 175.00
Postwar Japan has consistently maintained close cooperation with the United States over the last four decades over such major issues as Japan's recognition of China, their peace treaties, and, more recently, Japan's resumption of the yen loan to China suspended in the wake of the Tiananmen incident. This has been in spite of Japan's well-known conflict... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 50.00
A comprehensive examination of the complex domestic environment and the quarrelsome neighbors that contribute to Lebanon's condition as one of the most violent and unstable countries in the Middle East. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 31.95
Japan's aggressive economic development has led many Americans to fear that it will lead to an equally aggressive nationalism reminiscent of the pre-World War II period. Beyond the Rising Sun demonstrates that such fears are unfounded. Although cultural nationalism is strong, Japan today is a stable and peaceful democracy. Professionals, academics,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 20.95
This book introduces to statebuilding literature the case of Japan, demonstrating the ways in which farmer negotiations with warlords formed the bedrock of a medieval economy that enabled the consolidation of the state. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99
Japan in World History ranges from Japan's prehistoric interactions with Korea and China, to the Western challenge of the late 1500s, the partial isolation under the Tokugawa family (1600-1868), and the tumultuous interactions of more recent times, when Japan modernized ferociously, turned imperialist, lost a world war, then became the world's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 138.00
Written by someone who spent twenty-three years as a journalist in Japan, this book describes the political and military aspirations of Japan at a tumultuous period of twentieth century history. The book examines the workings of the Japanese government and discusses the role of the military in shaping political ideals: ideals which were a compound... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 122.00
The Manchurian "Incident" of 1931 led to a Japanese occupation, the birth of Manchoukuo and the withdrawal of Japan from the League of Nations. At the time it seemed as if the army and navy were exerting a supreme influence. This volume points out that this influence is not new and that there are strong reasons for its existence and continuance. It... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
This volume is a history of the Japanese drive for the conquest of Greater East Asia. It includes an account of the Malayan campaign and the Fall of Singapore, followed by an outline of the dominant features of the campaign in S E Asia and the Pacific and ending with the attack on Japan and the unconditional surrender. As a prisoner in Tokyo, the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 122.00
The Japanese are the only people in the world who have experienced the horror of nuclear weapons with their own flesh. Atomic holocaust was followed by American occupation and the American-inspired, postwar Japanese ?Peace Constitution? which explicitly outlawed Japanese military forces and the use of war as an instrument of state policy. At the time... more...