Building Japan 1868-1876
Adams The Pilot
The Allied Occupation and Japan's Economic Miracle Building the Foundations of Japanese Science and Technology 1945-52
Britain and Japan Vol II Biographical Portraits
Military Intervention in Pre-War Japanese Politics Admiral Kato Kanji and the 'Washington System'
Times Past in Korea An Illustrated Collection of Encounters, Customs and Daily Life Recorded by Foreign Visitors
Edited By Hugh Cortazzi
July 11, 2016
The continuing success of this series, highly regarded by scholars and the general reader alike, has prompted The Japan Society to commission this fourth volume, devoted as before to the lives of key people, both British and Japanese, who have made significant contributions to the development of ...
By Yuki Allyson Honjo
May 20, 2016
This is the first in-depth study of the early trial-and-error experiences of contracting between Japanese and western merchants trading in the Japanese Treaty Ports in the eighteen year period immediately following the opening of the ports in 1859. Fundamental to the equation were the inevitable ...
By Brian Powell
April 27, 2016
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 ...
By Bowen C. Dees
January 20, 2016
There is virtually nothing - until the arrival of this study - addressing the significance of the enormous contributions in science and technology towards the realization of Japan's 'economic miracle' during the occupation period. Describes the Scientific and Technical Division of McArthur's GHQ....
By Andrew Cobbing
November 24, 2015
In the spring of 1865, when Japan was in the grip of a major civil war, eighteen samurai and an interpreter risked their lives to embark secretly on a voyage to the unknown lands of the barbarian west. Their destination was Britain - at the hub of a vast empire. These were the Satsuma students, ...
Edited By Hugh Cortazzi
January 08, 2003
As the preface to this new edition points out, Mitford (Algernon Bertram, the first Lord Redesdale) was a gifted writer whose descriptions of Japan, during the critical time of transition from a feudal to a modern state in the late nineteenth century, are a testimony to his narrative skills, ...
By Ian Nish
February 17, 1997
This second collection under the 'Biographical Portraits' title, incorporates a further 20 studies of key personalities, including Edmund Morel, pioneer railway builder in Meiji Japan, Alexander Shand, an important figure in the development of Japanese banking, Lafcadio Hearn, the great interpreter...
By Ian Gow
November 14, 2012
This is a study of the impact of inter-war naval arms control policy-making on the domestic politics of Japan, especially the areas of civil-military, inter-military (Army/Navy) and especially intra-military (Navy) relations and on the professional and political career of one leading naval figure, ...
By Martin Uden
October 28, 2011
In earlier times, for the Chinese, Korea was 'the country of courteous people from the east', and for westerners 'the land of the morning calm' or 'hermit kingdom'. In this fascinating collection of writings on times past in Korea the author helps to lift the veil on this once closed country, ...
By J E Hoare, J. E. Hoare
October 05, 1999
The success of the first two volumes in this series has prompted this third volume of 25 further protraits of key personalities, including Natsume Soseki, Thomas Blackiston, Ivan Morris, Admiral Saito and Ozaki Yukio....