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A concise history of Japan /

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Main Author: Walker, Brett L., 1967- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Series:Cambridge concise histories.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Writing Japanese history
  • The birth of the Yamato State, 14,500 BCE-710 CE
  • The Courtly Age, 710-1185
  • The rise of Samurai rule, 1185-1336
  • Medieval Japan and the warring states period, 1336-1573
  • Japan's encounter with Europe, 1543-1640
  • Unifying the realm, 1560-1603
  • Early modern Japan, 1600-1800
  • The rise of imperial nationalism, 1770-1854
  • Meiji enlightenment, 1868-1912
  • Meiji's discontents, 1868-1920
  • The birth of Japan's imperial state, 1800-1910
  • Empire and imperial democracy, 1905-1931
  • The Pacific War, 1931-1945
  • Japan's post-war history, 1945-present
  • Natural disasters and the edge of history.