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Contemporary Japan

Second Edition (Contemporary States and Societies)

by Duncan McCargo

  • 305 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian studies,
  • Cultural studies,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Japan,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Textbooks,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Political Science / Foreign Legal Systems,
  • General,
  • 1945-,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9408470M
    ISBN 100333961927
    ISBN 109780333961926

      Modern Japan. DOI link for Modern Japan. Modern Japan book. An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Nationalism. Modern Japan. DOI link for Modern Japan. Modern Japan book. An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Nationalism. Edited By James L. Huffman. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 31 October Cited by: 6. Modern and Contemporary Japanese Prints, Paintings and Ceramics (Friday, Ap ) by Christie's New York] and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at .

    Modern Japan. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Peter Duus. Find more information about: Books About Japan (61 items) by sallybryant updated MSOE New Books - General Studies ( items) by.   By the end of the nineteen-twenties, the cultural border between Japan and the West had blurred. Japanese mogas and mobos (“modern girls” and “modern Author: Adrienne Raphel.

    Feminism in Modern Japan is an original and path-breaking book which traces the history of feminist thought and women's activism in Japan from the late nineteenth century to the present. The author offers a fascinating account of those who struck out against convention in the dissemination of ideas which challenged accepted notions of thinking Cited by: Henry Johnson s "The Koto: A Traditional Instrument in Contemporary Japan" will appeal to a wide spectrum of musical instrument specialists and to generalists interested in Japanese music and culture. Lavishly illustrated and abundantly annotated, this book is 4/5(2).


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There’s something for everyone: mysteries and thrillers, teen Author: Sarah Skilton. Jeff Kingston is Professor of History and Director of Asian Studies at the Japan Campus of Temple University.

He has written widely on modern Japanese history and Japan's relations with Asia, including the books Japan in Transformation () and Japan's Quiet Transformation: Social Change and Civil Society in the 21st century ().Brand: Wiley. Contemporary Japan: History, Politics and Social Change since the s presents a comprehensive examination of the causes of the Japanese economic bubble in 2/5(1).

Readers of contemporary Japanese writers such as Haruki Murakami and Yoko Ogawa will be drawn in by the quiet elements of the fantastic and the distinctive but non-intrusive narrative voice. The folkloric nature of many of the stories, combined with the tongue-in-cheek attitude of the narrator, will also appeal to fans of anime and manga.

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This new and fully updated second edition of Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan provides undergraduate and graduate students with an interdisciplinary textbook written by leading specialists on contemporary Japan.

Students will gain the analytical insights and information necessary to assess the challenges that confront the Japanese people, policymakers and private and.

"A Modern History of Japan remains the best text for an introductory course on modern Japanese history. It has the perfect combination of top-rate scholarship, readability, and length.

The new final chapter is just as well-written and engaging as the rest of the book. Jeff Kingston is Professor of History and Director of Asian Studies at the Japan Campus of Temple University. He has written widely on modern Japanese history and Japan s relations with Asia, including the books Japan in Transformation () and Japan s Quiet Transformation: Social Change and Civil Society in the 21st Century ()/5(65).

Patricia Wetzel offers in this volume a comprehensive examination of a frequently discussed yet much misunderstood aspect of the Japanese language.

Keigo, or polite language, is often viewed as a quaint accessory to Japanese grammar and a relic of Japan s feudal past. Nothing, Wetzel contends, could be further from the truth. It is true that Japan has a long history of differentiating. Book Review of "Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan: Historical Perspectives and New Horizons.” Edited by Patrick W.

Galbraith, Thiam Huat Kam, Björn-Ole Kamm (Bloomsbury, ). [*Available online through the University of Washington]. Contemporary Japan: A Review of Far Eastern Affairs was a quarterly Japanese English-language magazine published between and by the Foreign Affairs Association of Japan.

Though independently published, throughout its existence the magazine had close ties with the Japanese government.

It was described by John W. Dower as "a valuable semi-official Japanese publication".Based in: Tokyo. To understand contemporary Japan, Duncan McCargo argues, it is necessary to get to grips with a range of different perspectives on Japanese political and social structures.

Integrating contrasting perspectives throughout, the core chapters of the book focus on the changing economy, government and politics, society and culture, and Japan\'s.The MAKING of MODERN JAPAN Marius B.

Jansen the belknap press of harvard university press Cambridge, Massachusetts Third printing, First Harvard University Press paperback edition, Book design by Marianne Perlak Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Jansen, Marius B.

The making of modern Japan / Marius B. Jansen. p. cm.One of the stresses for the contemporary Japanese urban family has to do with questions of care of the aged. There are many stresses on the mother's world already, but now that Japan has become a so-called "graying society," in which the proportion of the aged is rising more rapidly than in any other industrialized nation, the fact that social.