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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...

  • 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...

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

    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...

  • Turning Points in Japanese Historyby Bert Edstrom

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    The book is organised thematically, including Medieval and Early Modern Japan, Japan and the West, Contested Constructs in the Study of Tokugawa and Meiji Japan, and aspects of Post-War Japan. 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...

  • Lust, Commerce, and Corruptionby Mark Teeuwen; Kate Wildman Nakai; Fumiko Miyazaki; Anne Walthall; John Breen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    By 1816, Japan had recovered from famines and political reforms and seemed to be approaching a new period of growth. No one questioned the shogunate, yet, in this same year, an anonymous author wrote one of the most detailed critiques of Edo society Japan had ever seen. Writing as Buyo Inshi, ďa retired gentleman of Edo,? this experienced observer... more...

  • Mitford's Japanby Hugh Cortazzi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    As the preface to this new edition points out, Mitford (Algernon Bertram, the first Lord Redesdale) was a gifted writer whose descriptions of Japan, during the critical time of transition from a feudal to a modern state in the late nineteenth century, are a testimony to his narrative skills, accuracy and objective reporting - qualities which are sometimes... more...

  • Japan's Asia Policyby Wolf Mendl

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    An analysis of Japan's relations with the countries of Northeast and Southeast Asia. The book underlines the importance of the international environment in shaping the direction of Japan's foreign policy. more...

  • A History of Japanby Kenneth Henshall

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 34.00

    In a rare combination of comprehensive coverage and sustained critical focus, this book examines Japanese history in its entirety to identify the factors underlying the nation's progression to superpower. Japan's achievement is explained not merely in economic terms, but at a more fundamental level, as a product of historical patterns of response to... more...

  • The Conscience of Lebanonby Mordechai Nisan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95

    This work is a combination of an account of Lebanese personality Etienne Sakr with a penetrating analysis of the historical and religious contours of Lebanon. more...