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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
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...
- Columbia University Press 2003; US$ 29.99
In this long-awaited work, Samir Khalaf analyzes the history of civil strife and political violence in Lebanon and reveals the inherent contradictions that have plagued that country and made it so vulnerable to both inter-Arab and superpower rivalries. How did a fairly peaceful and resourceful society, with an impressive history of viable pluralism,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 420.00
Originally a student of Meiji Japan, Gordon Daniels is widely known for his work on the Pacific War and the Occupation of Japan, with particular regard to the world of communications in film and propaganda as well as Japanese sport. He has also been closely involved with the post-war era of international relations and Japan, as well as studies in Japanese... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 227.95
A Companion to Japanese History provides an authoritative overview of current debates and approaches within the study of Japan’s history. Composed of 30 chapters written by an international group of scholars Combines traditional perspectives with the most recent scholarly concerns Supplements a chronological survey with targeted... more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95
This model monograph is the first scholarly study to put the Ainu?the native people living in Ezo, the northernmost island of the Japanese archipelago?at the center of an exploration of Japanese expansion during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the height of the Tokugawa shogunal era. Inspired by "new Western" historians of the United States,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 29.99
Decentralized policy-making power in Japan had developed under the long reign of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). In the1990s, institutional changes were introduced, fundamentally altering Japan?s modern political landscape. Tomohito Shinoda tracks these slow yet steady changes to today in the operation of and tensions between Japan?s political... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
The Asian-Pacific is now one of the most important regions in the global system, where the interplay of integrative economic, geo-political and sociocultural processes provide increasing scope for regional leadership to be exercised, particularly by China and Japan. This book studies the relationship between the People's Republic of China and Japan... more...
- NYU Press 2012; US$ 38.25
From the American and British counter-insurgency in Iraq to the bombing of Dresden and the Amristar Massacre in India, civilians are often abused and killed when they are caught in the cross-fire of wars and other conflicts. In Democracy?s Blameless Leaders , Neil Mitchell examines how leaders in democracies manage the blame for the abuse and the... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00
Offers a study of the Japanese emperors, and how the personalities, and the periods in which they reign(ed) have shaped Japanese monarchy, and our image of it. This title deals with topics such as the ideology behind the institution, the roles of the emperors and their wives, their visual representation, and their links to Christianity. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00
2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the revision of the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty, making Japan one of the United States's longest and most important military allies. Over 40,000 US troops are based in Japan, as is the only U.S. aircraft carrier based outside the United States, the USS George Washington . Japan possesses one of the world's largest... more...