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- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 100.00
In contrast to Euro-centric works on comparative fascism that set Japan apart from Germany and Italy, this book emphasizes parallels between Japan and its Axis Allies. Romantic nationalist ideologies attracted a strong following in all three nations as they emerged as modern states in the late 1800s. In both Germany and Japan these were, from the beginning,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
This book provides a detailed examination of Japan's diplomatic relations in the important decade of the 1950s, a decade when many new international problems emerged, where Japan established patterns in its international relationships which continue today. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 220.95
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 thematic... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 31.95
New Times in Modern Japan concerns the transformation of time--the reckoning of time--during Japan's Meiji period, specifically from around 1870 to 1900. Time literally changed as the archipelago synchronized with the Western imperialists' reckoning of time. The solar calendar and clock became standard timekeeping devices, and society adapted to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
The book challenges the long-standing view of prewar Japan as a ?militaristic? society. Instead of relying on the usual accounts about senior commanders and politics at the heart of government, it shows the realities of provincial society?s relations with the military in Japan at ground level. more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 43.99
Accessing previously unpublished archival materials, Japan in the World examines the life and diplomatic work of Shidehara Kijuro (1872-1951), situating Shidehara within the context of twentieth century statecraft and international politics. While it was an age of devastating total wars that took a vast toll of civilian lives, the politics and diplomatic... 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...
- 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...