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  • Diplomacy and Ideology in Japanese-Korean Relations: From the Fifteenth to the Eighteenth Centuryby Etsuko Hae-Jin Kang

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 180.00

    During the premodern period, Japan had significant political, economic and cultural relations with Korea. This book purports that this period, from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century, was the formative stage of the East Asian diplomacy and ideology which laid the foundations for foreign relations between these two countries in the modern period.... more...

  • The Kurillian Knotby Hiroshi Kimura; Mark Ealey

    Stanford University Press 2008; US$ 39.95

    This is the definitive book on Russo-Japanese relations by the leading authority on the topic. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Unconditional Democracyby Toshio Nishi

    Hoover Institution Press 2004; US$ 15.00

    The difficult mission of a regime change: Toshio Nishi gives an account of how America converted the Japanese mindset from war to peace following World War II. 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...

  • Nation and Nationalism in Japanby Sandra Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Nationalism was one of the most important forces in 20th century Japan. It pervaded almost all aspects of Japanese life, but was a complex phenomenon, frequently changing, and often meaning different things to different people. This book brings together interesting, original new work, by a range of international leading scholars who consider Japanese... 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...

  • War and Intervention in Lebanon: The Israeli-Syrian Deterrence Dialogueby Yair Evron

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Despite the bitter conflict that divided Jerusalem and Damascus, a fascinating process of indirect ? through the United States ? and tacit understandings emerged with regard to Lebanon in the 1970s. This derived largely from the Israeli deterrence posture which held in check Syrian military involvement in Lebanon. This book, first published in 1987,... more...