A History of Japan

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Wiley, 14 ene. 2005 - 720 páginas
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This is an updated edition of Conrad Totman’s authoritativehistory of Japan from c.8000 BC to the present day.
  • The first edition was widely praised for combiningsophistication and accessibility.
  • Covers a wide range of subjects, including geology, climate,agriculture, government and politics, culture, literature, media,foreign relations, imperialism, and industrialism.
  • Updated to include an epilogue on Japan today andtomorrow.
  • Now includes more on women in history and more on internationalrelations.
  • Bibliographical listings have been updated and enlarged.

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Comprehensive and accessible: I had the good fortune to use (the first edition of) Conrad Totman's "History of Japan" in a series of introductory Japanese history courses for which I also read large ... Leer reseña completa

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Conrad Totman is Professor Emeritus at Yale University. He has also taught Japanese history at the University of California, Santa Barbara and at Northwestern University. He is the author of ten previous books, including Japan before Perry: A Short History (1981), Early Modern Japan (1993) and Pre-industrial Korea and Japan in Environmental Perspective (2004).

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