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Modern Japan: A Social and Political History (Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies) 1st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0415185370
ISBN-10: 0415185378
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'I highly recommend this accessibly-written and reasonably-priced book to anyone with an interest in Japanese society, past and present. It is most suitable for those with the most basic knowledge of modern Japanese history, as it opens doors to numerous interesting aspects of the history that may not be covered in 'classic' textbooks. In particular, I hope this book will cultivate more interest in the 'hidden' history of Japan's minorities, and contested interpretations of history during various eras.' - Kumiko Kawashima, Intersections, Issues 20, April 2009

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Elise K. Tipton is head of Japanese Studies in the School of Asian Studies at University of Sydney, Australia. She is the author of Society and State in Interwar Japan.

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Product Details

  • Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies
  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1st edition (June 28, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415185378
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415185370
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,814,859 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Tipton does an excellent job of writing a compact and yet informative text on Modern Japan. Especially helpful are the many references to scholarship which go into greater detail on specific topics. Not content to bury researchers in the endnotes, Tipton allows the reader easy access to much of the historiography as well as the history. Routledge, as usual, overprices the book, but the quality is outstanding and worth the cost.
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