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Routledge Library Editions: Japan


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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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RLE: Japan Mini-Set E: Sociology and Anthropology

RLE: Japan Mini-Set E: Sociology and Anthropology

1st Edition

By Various
November 02, 2010

Mini-set E: Sociology & Anthropology re-issues 10 volumes originally published between 1931 and 1995 and covers topics such as japanese whaling, marriage in japan, and the japanese health care system. For institutional purchases for e-book sets please contact [email protected] (...

RLE: Japan Mini-Set F: Philosophy and Religion (4 vols)

RLE: Japan Mini-Set F: Philosophy and Religion (4 vols)

1st Edition

By Various Authors
October 12, 2010

Mini-set F: Philosophy & Religion re-issues 4 volumes originally published between 1926 and 1967. For institutional purchases for e-book sets please contact [email protected] (customers in the UK, Europe and Rest of World)...

RLE: Japan Mini-Set C: Language and Literature (8 vols)

RLE: Japan Mini-Set C: Language and Literature (8 vols)

1st Edition

By Various Authors
January 25, 2011

Mini-set C: Language & Literature re-issues a century of publishing in 8 volumes originally published between 1896 and 1989 and covers phonetics, grammar and syntax of the Japanese language as well as some of its most iconic literature and drama. For institutional purchases for ...

RLE: Japan Mini-Set D: Politics (8 vols)

RLE: Japan Mini-Set D: Politics (8 vols)

1st Edition

By Various Authors
January 25, 2011

Mini-set D: Politics re-issues works originally published between 1920 & 1987 and examines the government, political system and foreign policy of Japan during the twentieth century....

The Rise of Modern Japan

The Rise of Modern Japan

1st Edition

By William G Beasley
June 05, 2013

It is now generally recognized that Japan has been much the most successful of the countries outside Europe and North America in achieving modernization. The transformation from a feudal society with a Confucian ethic to a ‘modern, Western style economy’ is charted in this book (originally ...

The Maker of Modern Japan The Life of Tokugawa Ieyasu

The Maker of Modern Japan: The Life of Tokugawa Ieyasu

1st Edition

By A L Sadler
November 01, 2010

Tokugawa Ieyasu founded a dynasty of rulers, organized a system of government and set in train the re-orientation of the religion of Japan so that he would take the premier place in it. Calm, capable and entirely fearless, Ieyasu deliberately brought the opposition to a head and crushed in a ...

British Factory Japanese Factory The Origins of National Diversity in Industrial Relations

British Factory Japanese Factory: The Origins of National Diversity in Industrial Relations

1st Edition

By Ronald Dore
October 14, 2013

The Japanese way of work is notoriously ‘different’. But is it Japan or Britain which is the odd man out? When originally published this was the first book to explore the real differences, through a point-by-point comparison of two Japanese factories with two British ones making similar products. ...

Difference and Modernity Social Theory and Contemporary Japanese Society

Difference and Modernity: Social Theory and Contemporary Japanese Society

1st Edition

By John Clammer
October 14, 2013

The question of ‘postmodernity’ that has swept Western academic and intellectual circles raises critical comparative questions. Do societies that have not experienced the same historical development as the West pass inevitably through modernity into postmodernity, or can they skip such stages ...

Direct Foreign Investment A Japanese Model of Multi-National Business Operations

Direct Foreign Investment: A Japanese Model of Multi-National Business Operations

1st Edition

By Kyoshi Kojima
October 14, 2013

Direct foreign investment and the activities of multinational corporations are new dynamic elements in the international economy. This book identifies, theoretically and practically, a Japanese model of multinational business operations which has characteristics differing from the American or "...

Foreign Competition in Japan Human Resource Strategies

Foreign Competition in Japan: Human Resource Strategies

1st Edition

By Robert J Ballon
October 14, 2013

The Japanese market is an attractive and challenging one. It is essential for foreign companies wanting to establish a growing presence to build operations which are suited to the Japanese. This book focuses on three particular areas: the labour market, the workplace and the market-place. The ...

Foreign Workers and Law Enforcement in Japan

Foreign Workers and Law Enforcement in Japan

1st Edition

By Wolfgang Herbert
October 14, 2013

This is a detailed study of the extent to which an increased influx of foreign workers is a threat to law and order in the context of the data-generating process of police statistics and the media coverage of "crimes" committed by foreigners. It shows that a general mood in which foreign workers ...

An Elementary Grammar of the Japanese Language With Easy Progressive Exercises

An Elementary Grammar of the Japanese Language: With Easy Progressive Exercises

1st Edition

By Tatui Baba
August 06, 2013

When originally published in 1873 one of the aims was to protest against an idea that the Japanese language was very imperfect, and therefore it should be exterminated! The second was to give a general idea of the Japanese language as it is spoken.  ...

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