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  • Heritage Politicsby Tze May Loo

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    Tze May Loo's Heritage Politics examines Okinawa?s relationship with the Japanese nation-state from 1879 to 2000 through the lens of cultural heritage. This book is a study of the politics of cultural heritage: how the Japanese state and American occupation authorities used?and continue to use?heritage to govern Okinawa, and how Okinawans use... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Japan to 1945by Kenneth Henshall

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 129.99

    The early history of Japan is told through a detailed chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, an extensive bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important people, organizations, activities, and events. The Historical Dictionary of Japan to 1945 will appeal to both academics and the general public who have an... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Japanese Foreign Policyby Mayako Shimamoto; Koji Ito; Yoneyuki Sugita

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 124.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Japanese Foreign Policy includes a chronology, an introduction, , appendixes , and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. more...

  • A History of Japanby Richard Mason; John Caiger

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 18.95

    A classic of Japanese history, this book is still the preeminent work on the history of Japan. Newly revised and updated, A History of Japan is a fascinating look at the nation of Japan throughout history. Starting in ancient Japan during its early pre-history period A History of Japan covers every important aspect of history and culture... more...

  • A History of Japanby Conrad Totman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95

    This is an updated edition of Conrad Totman’s authoritative history of Japan from c.8000 BC to the present day. The first edition was widely praised for combining sophistication and accessibility. Covers a wide range of subjects, including geology, climate, agriculture, government and politics, culture, literature, media, foreign relations,... more...

  • Hokkaidoby Ann B. Irish

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 55.00

    Japanese people have lived on the country's other three main islands--Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku--for many centuries, but ethnic Japanese, or Wajin, began coming to Hokkaido in large numbers only in the latter half of the nineteenth century. This book tells the story of Japan's aboriginal people, the Ainu, followed by that of foreign explorers... more...

  • Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asiaby Paul Morris; Naoko Shimazu; Edward Vickers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued to loom large in the national imagination of many of her East Asian neighbours. While for many, Japan still conjures up images of rampant military brutality, at different times and in different communities, alternative images of the Japanese ?Other? have vied for predominance... more...

  • Imperial Japanby A Morgan Young

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    A journalist on the Japan Chronicle for eleven years, the author collected in this volume the most significant current events for discussion. They include the financial crisis of 1927, hostilities with China and in particular Manchuria, Japan?s booming manufacturing industry, Japanese nationalism, Japan?s new empire and its place within the Far East... more...

  • Intell Hist Of Wartime Japn 1931by Tsurumi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Interpreting Japanby Brian J. McVeigh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this book offers university students a handy "how to" guide for interpreting Japanese society and conducting their own research. Stressing the importance of an interdisciplinary approach, Brian McVeigh lays out practical and understandable research approaches in a systematic fashion to demonstrate how,... more...