The books in this series will provide a comprehensive overview of the educational history and development of different countries in Asia. Each volume will discuss the historical origin of education and provide a critical analysis of its educational development by examining the education system, policy initiatives, educational reforms, key sociological and political influences, and may comment on the outlook on future directions as informed by current policy and discourse.
As one of the most rapid and earliest nations to achieve “western-modernisation”, much of Japan’s success stems from its fruitful literacy history in the Tokugawa Shogunate, as well as later influences by Western educational ideals, and consequent economic and democratic conflicts in Japan. Locally…
Hardback – 2017-03-01
Routledge Studies in Educational History and Development in Asia