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  • The Making of Lebanese Foreign Policyby Henrietta Wilkins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Seeking to explain Lebanon?s behavior in the international arena during the 2006 war between Hezbollah and Israel, this book offers a critique of both systemic and sub state factors in determining foreign policy decisions. The Making of Lebanese Foreign Policy illustrates how systemic theories are limited in terms of explaining foreign policy... more...

  • Japan's Backroom Politicsby Robert D. Eldridge; Watanabe Tsuneo

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99

    Written by the controversial owner of the Yomiuri Shimbun when he was Japan?s leading political reporter, Japan?s Backroom Politics is the translation of a classic study of the rough and tumble of Japanese politics and Liberal Democratic Party factions in the first two decades of postwar Japan. In addition to discussing the reasons for the... more...

  • Political History of Japan During the Meiji Era, 1867-1912by Walter Wallace McLaren

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00

    First Published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • With Commodore Perry to Japanby David A Ranzan; John A. Wolter; John J. McDonough

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    With Commodore Perry to Japan offers a personable account of Commodore Perry?s expedition to Japan through the eyes of a sixteen-year-old purser?s clerk of the Mississippi. The National Historic Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) -endorsed documentary edition provides excellent coverage of both the political mission of the Perry expedition... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Japan to 1945by Kenneth Henshall

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 119.99

    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...

  • The Syrian Crisisby Ryuho Okawa

    IRH Press Co., Ltd 2013; US$ 14.95

    Is there justice in a U.S. military intervention into the ongoing Syrian crisis? What is God's perspective on the tragedy that is occurring in Syria? When President Barack Obama requested Congressional approval for military strikes on Syria, the people of the United States were obliged to consider these and other difficult questions, even amid... more...

  • Japan's Relations with North Korea and the Recalibration of Riskby Ra Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    North Korea?s contemporary relations with Japan have been fraught with tension. Tactics employed by Pyongyang have included abductions of Japanese citizens, missile launches over Japanese territory, intrusions into Japanese sovereign waters, and nuclear tests in defiance of Japanese and international condemnation. In light of the security risk the... more...

  • Japanby Milton W. Meyer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 34.99

    This popular and accessible introduction to Japan offers readers an authoritative yet concise overview of two thousand years of Japanese history. Now fully updated to the present, this edition also includes an array of photographs and illustrations. The first half of the book explores the pre-Meiji era up to 1868. The second half traces domestic and... more...

  • A Gathering Darknessby Haruo Tohmatsu; H. P. Willmott

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 29.99

    The United States' involvement in World War II began with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. But for Japan, the conflict began at a much earlier date. This book focuses on Japan and the events in its military history leading up to and including Pearl Harbor. Unique in its perspective, A Gathering Darkness shows how historical... more...

  • Japan in Transformation, 1945-2010by Jeff Kingston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    Since 1945, Japan has successfully reinvented itself, rising from the ashes of defeat to become a peaceful and prosperous nation. It is seen as an inspiration for other developing nations and contributes significantly to global development. As the third largest economy in the world, with a reputation for technological innovation and cultural creativity,... more...