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  • Shingu: A Study of a Japanese Fishing Community book cover

    Shingu

    A Study of a Japanese Fishing Community, 1st Edition

    By Arne Kalland

    From being an important centre which attracted a large number of merchants during the feudal period, Shingū, on the northern shores of Kyushu is today a suburb of Fukuoka City. Fishing is a slowly-dying occupation and this volume analyses how the fishermen adjust to changing circumstances. Although…

    Hardback – 2010-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan

  • Japan Under Taisho Tenno: 1912-1926 book cover

    Japan Under Taisho Tenno

    1912-1926, 1st Edition

    By A Morgan Young

    A journalist on the Japan Chronicle for eleven years this volume examines the history, economy, politics and society of Japan from just before the First World War until 1926. Japan’s relations with the West, as well as with Russia and China are also discussed.  …

    Hardback – 2010-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan

  • The Maker of Modern Japan: The Life of Tokugawa Ieyasu book cover

    The Maker of Modern Japan

    The Life of Tokugawa Ieyasu, 1st Edition

    By A L Sadler

    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…

    Hardback – 2010-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan

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