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The Last Shogun

Author : Ryotaro Shiba
ISBN : 1568363567
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Yoshinobu, a seventeen-year-old boy emperor, was brought back from the secluded Imperial Palace in Kyoto, and "during a year of frenetic activity, he overhauled the military systems, reorganized the civil administration, promoted industrial development, and expanded foreign intercourse," and then capitulated to assure a peaceful transfer of sovereignty when the shogunal armies were defeated.--Jacket.

Japan At War

Author : Louis G. Perez
ISBN : 9781598847413
Genre : History
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This compelling reference focuses on the events, individuals, organizations, and ideas that shaped Japanese warfare from early times to the present day. * Topic finder lists * A comprehensive timeline * 10 maps of key military theaters * Essential primary source documents related to the military history of Japan

The Shogun S City

Author : Noël Nouët
ISBN : 9780904404616
Genre : History
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First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Japan Foundation Newsletter

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Mori Arinori S Life And Resources In America

Author : Arinori Mori
ISBN : 0739107933
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Mori Arinori's Life and Resources in America sheds much light on the shape of an American society, government, and economy recovering from the Civil War. This book—originally published in English in Washington, D.C., in 1871—was written by Japan's first diplomatic representative in the United States. Historian John E. Van Sant has edited, annotated, and introduced this uniquely illuminating text, making it readily accessible to the contemporary audience it deserves.

Uncharted Waters Intellectual Life In The Edo Period

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ISBN : 9789004229013
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Intellectual life in Edo-period Japan was sometimes harmoniously productive, sometimes destructively vicious, but never stagnant. This volume, compiled in honour of Prof. W.J. Boot, offers eleven essays that explore the intellectual scene of Edo-period Japan from a variety of perspectives.

Japan Quarterly

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Voices Of Early Modern Japan Contemporary Accounts Of Daily Life During The Age Of The Shoguns

Author : Constantine Nomikos Vaporis Ph.D.
ISBN : 9780313392016
Genre : History
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Based on fresh translations of historical documents, this volume offers a revealing look at Japan during the time of the Tokugawa shoguns from 1600–1868, focusing on the day-to-day lives of both the rich and powerful and ordinary citizens. • 60 original documents, divided into 42 thematic sections • A chronology of Japanese history from roughly a half century before the beginning of the Tokugawa period until the fall of the Tokugawa shogunate in 1868, with selected events in world history included

Look Japan

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Finding Japan

Author : Anne Shannon
ISBN : 9781927051566
Genre : History
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In contrast to the widely known experiences of Asian immigrants who came to Canada, this book looks at movement in the opposite direction. Using text and images, it is a collection of stories about how Canadians “found Japan,” the first place they reached when travelling westward across the Pacific. These connections began as early as 1848, when the adventurous son of a Hudson’s Bay Company trader tempted fate by smuggling himself, disguised as a shipwrecked sailor, into the closed and exotic land of the shoguns. He was followed by an intriguing cast of characters—missionaries, educators, businessmen, social activists, political figures, diplomats, soldiers and occasional misfits—who experienced a rapidly changing Japan as it underwent its remarkable transformation from a largely feudal society to a modern state. Now, when the world is becoming more Asia-centric, Finding Japan provides glimpses into an earlier era that challenged conventional perceptions about Canadian connections across the Pacific.

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