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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

    The text looks at the Dutch influence on Japan during the country's so-called 'closed centuries' when Dutch traders provided the only commerical link between Japan and the West. 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$ 49.95

    This book brings together new work, by a range of international leading scholars who consider Japanese nationalism in a wide variety of its aspects. more...

  • War and Intervention in Lebanon (Routledge Revivals)by Yair Evron

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This book, first published in 1987, traces the development of the Israeli and Syrian involvement in Lebanon between 1975 and 1985, and of the deterrence dialogue which evolved between them. War and Intervention in Lebanon  is a fascinating and relevant work, of great value to those with an interest in International Relations and Middle Eastern history,... 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...

  • The Ethics of Representation in Literature, Art, and Journalismby Caroline Rooney; Rita Sakr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This transnational collection of essays, interviews, and creative pieces on the 1982 Siege of Beirut explores representations of the siege by a diverse set of writers alongside journalism and other media, asking how they challenge geopolitical, intellectual, and psychological states of siege and instead promote awareness, acknowledgement, mourning,... 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...

  • Risk and Securitization in Japanby Piers R. Williamson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    Since the early 1990s, there has been an emphasis in international relations theory on the shift from a Cold War rationality of  ?threat?, to a post-Cold War rationality of ?risk?. However, in Risk and Securitization in Japan, 1945-1960, Piers R. Williamson argues that this assumption of a shift in rationality stems from a fundamental failure to... more...