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Japan in World History

By George Sansom

© 2011 – Routledge

104 pages

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About the Book

In this volume the author considers what the purpose and method of advanced Japanese studies should be. He believes that the study of Japanese history should be, not an end in itself but an integral part of world history. He discusses areas of controversy in interpretation which arise when a comparative method is used and Japanese history is examined in correlation with world history.


‘These lectures…are models of unforced eloquence…and however conversational yet keeping their direction…’- Times Literary Supplement

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Japan

Routledge Library Editions: Japan brings together a century's worth of publishing and provides a comprehensive collection of volumes which chart the literature, history, economics, politics & sociology of this fascinating country.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Asia / Japan