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  • Prisons and Forced Labour in Japan: The Colonization of Hokkaido, 1881-1894 book cover

    Prisons and Forced Labour in Japan

    The Colonization of Hokkaido, 1881-1894, 1st Edition

    By Pia Maria Jolliffe

    Prisons and Forced Labour in Japan examines the local, national and international significance of convict labour during the colonization of Hokkaido between 1881 and 1894 and the building of the Japanese empire. Based on the analysis of archival sources such as prison yearbooks and letters, as…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16
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  • Heritage Revitalisation for Tourism in Hong Kong: The Role of Interpretive Planning book cover

    Heritage Revitalisation for Tourism in Hong Kong

    The Role of Interpretive Planning, 1st Edition

    By Chris White

    Heritage tourism is a global multi-million-dollar phenomenon, influencing national, regional and local cultural identities. Hong Kong finds itself at the confluence of several post-colonial economic, political and social developments and with this comes a greater awareness of the need for more…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
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  • The Abe Administration and the Rise of the Prime Ministerial Executive book cover

    The Abe Administration and the Rise of the Prime Ministerial Executive

    1st Edition

    By Aurelia George Mulgan

    With the advent of the second Abe administration, the question of ‘who leads’ in Japan has become much easier to answer - the Prime Minister and his executive office, backed by a substantial policy support apparatus. This rise of the ‘prime ministerial executive’ is therefore one of the most…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13
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