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  • Press Freedom in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    In twenty-first century Japan there are numerous instances of media harassment, intimidation, censorship and self-censorship that undermine the freedom of the press and influence how the news is reported. Since Abe returned to power in 2012, the recrudescence of nationalism under his leadership has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Examining Japan's Lost Decades

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yoichi Funabashi, Barak Kushner

    This book examines five features of Japan’s ‘Lost Decades’: the speed of the economic decline in Japan compared to Japan’s earlier global prowess; a rapidly declining population; considerable political instability and failed reform attempts; shifting balances of power in the region and changing…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Empire of the East (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By H. B. Montgomery

    This book, first published in 1908, is a result of Helen Barrett Montgomery’s visits to Japan, and the way in which she experienced Japanese life and culture. This book thoroughly examines aspects such as religion, language, trade and education in Japan at the beginning of the twentieth century.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Itō Hirobumi – Japan's First Prime Minister and Father of the Meiji Constitution

    1st Edition

    By Takii Kazuhiro

    The brilliant and influential statesman, Itō Hirobumi (1841-1909), and the first prime minister of Japan’s modern state, has been poorly understood. This biography attempts to set the record straight about Itō’s thought and vision for Japan’s modernisation based on research in primary sources. It…

    Paperback – 2016-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Intellectual Property and the New Global Japanese Economy

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Taplin

    The Japanese economy is the second largest in the world and is becoming once more one of the most competitive. Despite the stagnation and deflation experienced during the 1990s, Japan has progressively become more aware of the need to be a global player, in particular under the radical…

    Paperback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Britain and Japan

    Biographical Portraits, Vol. IV, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hugh Cortazzi

    The continuing success of this series, highly regarded by scholars and the general reader alike, has prompted The Japan Society to commission this fourth volume, devoted as before to the lives of key people, both British and Japanese, who have made significant contributions to the development of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Japan Library

  • Japan's Modern History, 1857-1937

    A New Political Narrative, 1st Edition

    By Junji Banno

    Over the course of the period 1857 to 1937 in Japan, six distinct stages can be identified as the country moved from Shogun rule and its subsequent overthrow, from industrialisation and investment to the Meiji Constitution and then from Taishō democracy to Shōwa fascism. In this book, Junji Banno…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • East Asian Regionalism

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher M. Dent

    East Asia is one of the world's most dynamic and diverse regions and is also becoming an increasingly coherent region through the inter-play of various integrative economic, political and socio-cultural processes. Fully updated and revised throughout, this new edition explores the various ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Japan's Early Experience of Contract Management in the Treaty Ports

    1st Edition

    By Yuki Allyson Honjo

    This is the first in-depth study of the early trial-and-error experiences of contracting between Japanese and western merchants trading in the Japanese Treaty Ports in the eighteen year period immediately following the opening of the ports in 1859. Fundamental to the equation were the inevitable…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Japan Library

  • The Great Transformation of Japanese Capitalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sébastien Lechevalier

    In the 1980s the performance of Japan’s economy was an international success story, and led many economists to suggest that the 1990s would be a Japanese decade. Today, however, the dominant view is that Japan is inescapably on a downward slope. Rather than focusing on the evolution of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Diplomacy in Japan-EU Relations

    From the Cold War to the Post-Bipolar Era, 1st Edition

    By Oliviero Frattolillo

    Since the 1950s, Japan-Europe relations have been characterised by a mutual coldness in terms of diplomatic dialogue, punctuated by a number of trade disputes. This book analyses the development of the political and diplomatic relationship between Japan and Europe, and shows that – especially…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Japan's New Left Movements

    Legacies for Civil Society, 1st Edition

    By Takemasa Ando

    The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident that followed the March 2011 tsunami and earthquake in Japan shocked the world. In the wake the of the disaster, questions were asked as to why Japanese antinuclear movements were not able to prevent those with vested interests, such as businesses, bureaucrats…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

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