A History of Japan

By Hisho Saito

Translated by Elizabeth Lee

© 2011 – Routledge

304 pages

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About the Book

This volume presents the Japanese version of the history of Japan from its origins, through the subjection of Korea, the introduction of Chinese culture, rebellion in Korea, Buddhism, Taika reforms, Ainu insurrection, the founding of Kyoto as the capital, the power of Fujiwara, the founding of the Kamakura Shogunate, Hojo family, Ashikaga Shogunate, Oda & Toyotomi families, Tokugawa Shogunate, the beginning of the Meiji, relations with Korea, Russia and the Chino-Japanese war of 1894, ending with the Russo-Japanese war of 1904.

Table of Contents

Part 1: From the Beginning of the Empire to the Subjection of Korea Part 2: From the Introduction of Chinese Culture to the Fall of the Soga Family Second Period. Part 1: From the Taika Reforms to the Foundations of the Capital Part 2: The Age of Fujiwara Part 3: The Taira and Minamoto Third Period. Part 1: The Kamakura Shogunate Part 2: Restoration, Division and Reconciliation of the Imperial Dynasty Part 3: The Muromachi Part 4: The Oda and Toyotomi Families (1573-1598) Part 5: The Tokugawa Shogunate Fourth Period. Meiji.

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