3 edition of century of Western studies of Japan found in the catalog.
century of Western studies of Japan
Douglas M. Kenrick
|Statement||Douglas Moore Kenrick.|
|Series||Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan ;, 3rd ser., v. 14|
|LC Classifications||AS552 .Y8 3rd ser., vol. 14, DS801.A683 .Y8 3rd ser., vol. 14|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||460 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||460|
|LC Control Number||81177096|
distinct features of economic and social history research in Japan today. 1. The background It was in the inter-war period that Japan’s economic and social history established itself as a modern academic discipline, but its origins may be traced back to the late nineteenth century. From the opening of the country in , not just commodities andFile Size: KB. A “brilliant and sobering” (Paul Kennedy, Wall Street Journal) look at the history and human costs of pandemic outbreaks The World Economic Forum #1 book to read for context on the coronavirus outbreak This sweeping exploration of the impact of epidemic diseases looks at how mass infectious outbreaks have shaped society, from the Black Death to today. In a clear and accessible .
A History of Japan, – Internal and External Worlds This book offers a distinctive overview of the internal and external pres-sures responsible for the making of modern Japan. L. M. Cullen argues that Japanese policies and fears have often been caricatured in west-ern accounts which have viewed the expansion of the west in an un-Cited by: Andrew Gordon's A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present. A really well.
What forces were behind Japan's emergence as the first non-Western colonial power at the turn of the twentieth century? Peter Duus brings a new perspective to Meiji expansionism in this pathbreaking study of Japan's acquisition of Korea, the largest of its colonial possessions. He shows how Japan's drive for empire was part of a larger goal to become the economic, diplomatic, and strategic. While other resources focus on different aspects of the 19th century, such as the Civil War or immigration, this is the first truly comprehensive treatment to cover all aspects of 19th-century history including: population, politics and government, economy and work, society and culture, religion, social problems and reform, everyday life and foreign : Eric Novotny.
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Rangaku (Kyūjitai: 蘭學 /Shinjitai: 蘭学, literally "Dutch learning", and by extension "Western learning") is a body of knowledge developed by Japan through its contacts with the Dutch enclave of Dejima, which allowed Japan to keep abreast of Western technology and century of Western studies of Japan book in the period when the country was closed to foreigners, –, because of the Tokugawa shogunate's policy of.
The Book in Japan: A Cultural History from the Beginnings to the Nineteenth Century Volume 7 of Handbook of Oriental Studies.
Section 5 Japan Series Volume 7 of Handbuch Der Orientalistik. Funfte Abteilung, Japan, 7: Author: Peter Francis Kornicki: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: BRILL, ISBN:Length: pages 5/5(2).
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With the exception of the Dutch trading post on the island of Deshima in Nagasaki Harbour, Japan. Looking inward, Japan sees old ways shaken and new ones developing at a hectic pace.
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In art history, literature and cultural studies, Orientalism is the imitation or depiction of aspects in the Eastern depictions are usually done by writers, designers, and artists from the West.
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This is a topic I have encounted multiple times during my history studies, but never delved into. Ben-Ami Shillony - Collected Writings 1st Edition. Ben-Ami Shillony J This volume of the Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan brings together the work of Ben-Ami Shillony on modern history, crisis and culture, Japan and the Jews.
Modern Japan—including The Meiji Era and policies for modernization, from consensus to crisis (), and solutions through force. This contemporary classic continues to be a central book in Japanese studies and is a vital addition to the collection of any student or enthusiast of Japanese history, Japanese culture, or the Japanese Language/5(73).
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What event led to the western influence in China and the loss of Chinese authority of its major ports in. Japan to pursue intense modernization and industrialization, and thus led to Japan becoming the leading nation of the East during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
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The ancient civilization of Japan, with its Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, is also closely associated with all that is new and modern. Looking outward, Japan sees what it has become since Hiroshima: the world's second-largest economy, a source of fury and wonder, a power without arms.
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