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  • Japan-Africa Relationsby Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    Japan-Africa Relations seeks to study the complex nature of the dynamics of power relations between Japan and Africa since the Bandung Conference in 1955, with an emphasis on the period starting from the 1970s up to the present. more...

  • Japan Experiences - Fifty Years, One Hundred Viewsby Hugh Cortazzi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This unique volume comprising writings and memoirs covering the half century since the end of the Pacific War, offers the reader a fascinating and remarkable collection of personal experiences of Japan across a wide spectrum. more...

  • Japan Risingby Kenneth Pyle

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 19.95

    After more than a half century of withdrawal from international politics, Japan is back. What are the implications for the United States? more...

  • Japan and the Dutch 1600-1853by Grant K. Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This is the history of Dutch influence on Japan during the so-called 'closed centuries' between 1640 and 1853. Dutch maritime traders provided the only commercial link which Japan maintained with the west, and were thus the sole channel for western ideas and knowledge to reach neo-Confucian society. Professor Goodman explains the circumstances of... more...

  • Japan and the Wider Worldby Akira Iriye

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Akira Iriye assesses Japan's international relations, from a Japanese perspective, in the century and a half since she ended her self-imposed isolation and resumed her place in the international community. The book is the author's own adaptation of two highly successful short studies, up to and after 1945, that he wrote for Japan. It ends with a consideration... more...

  • Japan in Singaporeby Eyal Ben-Ari; John Clammer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Japanese impact on Southeast Asia has been profound, not only in terms of economic presence, but equally in terms of an increasingly visible cultural presence. Food, fashion, TV, film, religion, sport, popular music, ideas about management and social relationships and even local literatures have been profoundly impacted by the flows of cultural... 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...

  • Japan's Foreign Policy Maturationby Kevin Cooney

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The sudden end of the Cold War took the Japanese foreign policy community by surprise. The Yoshida Doctrine which served Japanese foreign policy so well during the Cold War is no longer a viable foreign policy option. This dissertation examines the restructuring of Japanese foreign policy since the end of the Cold War. Through a series of 56 interviews... more...

  • Japan's International Agendaby Yoichi Funabashi

    NYU Press 1995; US$ 22.95

    What is Japan's political role in the world? Over the past decade, Japan has been increasingly pressured to assume more financial and political burdens globally. Its foreign policy has thus evolved in a piecemeal manner, around the question of managing foreign pressures. To date, policy has been largely developed by bureaucrats, who are traditionally... more...

  • Japan's Modern History, 1857-1937by Junji Banno

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Over the course of the period 1857 to 1937 in Japan, six distinct stages can be identified as the country moved from Shogun rule and its subsequent overthrow, from industrialisation and investment to the Meiji Constitution and then from Taish? democracy to Sh?wa fascism. In this book, Junji Banno stresses the mutual relationships between each period,... more...