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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 180.00
Tokugawa Ieyasu founded a dynasty of rulers, organized a system of government and set in train the re-orientation of the religion of Japan so that he would take the premier place in it. Calm, capable and entirely fearless, Ieyasu deliberately brought the opposition to a head and crushed in a decisive battle, after which he made himself Shogun, despite... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00
Kanno Suga and Kaneko Fumika were both found guilty on different occasions in 1911 and 1926 of conspiring to assassinate the Japanese emperor. Kanno was executed and Kaneko hanged herself whilst in prison, but both women maintained their defiance of the state even in the face of death. Through examination of their own life stories and writings, Helene... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
A brilliant and influential statesman, Ito Hirobumi (1841-1909) was the first prime minister of Japan's modern state. This biography focuses especially on Ito's thought and vision for Japan's modernisation. It outlines Ito's life: the son of a poor farmer, who studyed in England and returned convinced that the only viable path for Japan was nation... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This book provides undergraduate and graduate students with an interdisciplinary compendium written by a number of leading specialists on contemporary Japan. Chapters reflect the standards of rigorous scholarly work, but also exceed them in their accessibility of language and engagement with concerns relevant to non-specialists. The probing analysis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
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...