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Japan"s modern century

from Perry to 1970.

by Hugh Borton

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Published by Ronald Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- History

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS835 .B6 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 610 p.
      Number of Pages610
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5698867M
      LC Control Number70110544

      It is a book that will change the way that we think about a crucial and transitional age in the history of Japan.' D. Max Moerman, Columbia University, USA 'Haruko Ward's new book on the unique role played by women in evangelization in early modern Japan breaks . Buy Spanning Japan's Modern Century: The Memoirs of Hugh Borton (Studies of Modern Japan) by Borton, Hugh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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      A broad history of Japan's political and social evolution in the century since Commodore Perry's arrival. The author, Director of the East Asian Institute at Columbia University, is doubtful of the prospects for continued democratization of Japan, though he does not expect an . The city of Tokyo, renamed after the Meiji Restoration, developed an urban culture that was a dynamic integration of Edo’s highly developed traditions and Meiji renovations, some of which reflected the influence of Western culture. This wide-ranging anthology—including fictional and dramatic works, essays, newspaper articles, political manifestos, and cartoons—tells the story of how the.


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As one of the first Americans to work seriously on Japanese history, Hugh Borton's account of his career provides absorbing reading for anyone interested in the early development of Japanese studies in the West, but his exceptional experience as a State Department official in the crucial years between and give Cited by: 3.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Borton, Hugh. Japan's modern century. New York, Ronald Press Co. [] (OCoLC) Japan: a modern history User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict This panoramic study is a magnificent achievement that addresses virtually every dimension of Japan's modern history from the 17th century to the present, towering above all other works of its kind 4/5(3).

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only do ebook promotions online and we does not distribute any free download of ebook on this site. Harootunian considers Japan’s fateful encounter with capitalist modernity and the implications of uneven development, examining the combinations of older practices with new demands that characterized the twentieth century.

The book examines the making of modern Japan, the transformations of everyday life, and the collision between the. Editorial Reviews. Spanning Japan's Modern Century will be greatly welcomed by historians.

As one of the first Americans to work seriously on Japanese history, Hugh Borton's account of his career provides absorbing reading for anyone interested in the early development of Japanese studies in the West, but his exceptional experience as a State Department official in the crucial years between Author: Hugh Borton.

Book Description. This book endeavours to unravel the complicated skeins of Japanese theatre in the modern period and offers an appreciation of the richness of choice of presentational and representational theatre forms.

Since the end of world War II there has been continuing but different conflict between the major theatrical genres. InHugh Borton, then a year-old assistant professor of Japanese history, was called to serve in the State Department. Here he rose rapidly to become one of the principal architects of United States policy toward post-war Japan.

Drawn from Borton's personal papers this work provides a fresh and intimate picture of the man who played a pivotal role in defining the meaning of. Books in Japan (和本, wahon or 和装本, wasouhon) have a long history, which begins in the late 8th century AD (ADAD).

The majority of books were hand-copied until the Edo period (–), when woodblock printing became comparatively affordable and widespread.

Movable-type printing had been used from the late 16th century, but for various aesthetic and practical reasons. Japan's modern crime literature: Centuries in the making the book circulated among general readers and Ihara was inspired to follow suit with. Harootunian considers Japan’s fateful encounter with capitalist modernity and the implications of uneven development, examining the combinations of older practices with new demands that characterized the twentieth century.

The book examines the making of modern Japan, the transformations of everyday life, and the collision between the. Edo Period. Around this time the function of literature as a means of social intercourse broadened. Composing renga (successive linked verses by several people forming a long poem) became a favorite pastime, and this gave birth to haikai (a sort of jocular renga) in the sixteenth century.

It was the renowned seventeenth century poet Matsuo Basho who perfected a new. When Futabatei Shimei wrote Japan’s first modern novel, “The Drifting Cloud,” ineven the title corresponded to one of the revolutions in painting of the 19th century. Earlier chapters of this book have highlighted realities of contemporary Japan and the environmental, social, demographic, political, and economic challenges facing the nation.

Reforms are required in order to meet the needs of the twenty-first century and ensure a vigorous nation in the future (“Future hinges on reality check” ). Part II, also composed of two essays, looks at culture and politics in early modern Japan (the author’s original research focus).

Part III, the longest section in the book, is entitled “Pathways to Modernity’s Present and the Enduring Everyday.”. James L. McClain’s Japan: A Modern History is an excellent historical survey from the beginning of the Tokugawa shogunate in the early seventeenth century to the present.

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These include British servicemen and servicewomen serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, police officers, and ordinary civilians in Brand: Pen & Sword Books Limited.The Tale of Genji, written in the first decade of the 11th century, was a fictional account of the adventures of a young prince in the Imperial Palace in Kyoto.

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