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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 150.00
Among the revolutionary movements which shook the nineteenth-century world, the change of government in Japan in 1868 occupies a special place. A new, dynamic ruling class provoked the overthrow of the old rule of the shogun and in a few years the visible structure of feudal society disappeared. The nature of this transformation has been regarded... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 110.00
After the ceasefire, a group of architects and planners from the American University of Beirut formed the Reconstruction Unit to help in the recovery process and in rebuilding the lives of those affected by the 2006 war in Lebanon . Here, a series of case studies documenting the work of the Unit discusses the lessons to be learned from the experiences... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00
Japan and the Specter of Imperialism examines competing Japanese responses to the late nineteenth century unequal treaty regime as a confrontation with liberal imperialism, including the culture and gender politics of US territorial expansion into the Pacific. more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 29.95
major work by one of Japan's leading naval historians, this book traces Alfred Thayer Mahan's influence on Japan's rise as a sea power after the publication of his classic study, The Influence of Sea Power Upon History. Hailed by the British Admiralty, Theodore Roosevelt, and Kaiser Wilhelm II, the international bestseller also was endorsed by the... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 29.95
Nihongi: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to A.D. 697, often called the Nihonshoki, is one of Japan's great classics of literature. It provides a vivid picture of a nation in formation. In Nihongi we see the growth of national awareness following the assimilation of Buddhism and the general Chinese and Indian influence on Japanese... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
At the time of original publication the author argued that contemporary forces within Japan were combining to create a strong movement for revision of the constitution and for the acquisition of nuclear weapons by renewed and powerful military establishment. The American government, which had encouraged rearmament, was beginning to wonder about the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95
Kakuei Tanaka was the most powerful politician in Japan for nearly two decades, and his followers have dominated Japanese politics for most of the country's recent history. This account of the life and times of Tanaka explores the public profile and private power-broking of a controversial and powerful politician, opening up in the process the intimate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 195.00
There are frequent protests that a biased, nationalistic history is taught in Japanese schools. This study analyses authorised textbooks currently in use, elucidating meanings and associated ideologies created through language. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This volume brings together for the first time a significant body of Professor Barnes' scholarly writing on Japanese early state formation. The writings are, in some cases, the only studies of these topics available in English. more...