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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Risk and Securitization in Japanby Piers R. Williamson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • 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 Experiences - Fifty Years, One Hundred Viewsby Hugh Cortazzi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    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...

  • Group Psychology Of The Japaneseby Iritani

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 250.00

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Richard Storry - Collected Writingsby Richard Storry; Ian Nish

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 435.00

    This volume of the Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan series, published under the Japan Library imprint, collects the work of Richard Storry on contempory issues and the history of Japan. more...

  • Great Britain and the Opening of Japan 1834-1858by William G Beasley; William G. Beasley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Reissue in paperback (with new Introduction) of the 1951 classic analysis of the crucial years leading up to the Meiji restoration in which Britain provided Japan with its wealth and power model. more...

  • Turning Points in Japanese Historyby Bert Edstrom

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    So-called 'turning points' or 'defining moments' are both the oxygen and grid lines that historians and researchers seek in plotting the path of social and political development of any country. In the case of Japan, the ninth Conference of the European Association of Japanese Studies provided a unique opportunity for leading scholars of Japanese history,... more...

  • Japan's First Prime Minister: Ito Hirobumi, Father of the Japanese Constitutionby Takii Kazuhiro

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    The brilliant and influential statesman, It? Hirobumi (1841-1909), and the first prime minister of Japan?s modern state, has been poorly understood. This biography attempts to set the record straight about It??s thought and vision for Japan?s modernisation based on research in primary sources. It outlines It??s life: the son of a poor farmer, he showed... more...