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  • Military Intervention in Pre-War Japanese Politics

    Admiral Kato Kanji and the 'Washington System'

    By Ian Gow

    This is a study of the impact of inter-war naval arms control policy-making on the domestic politics of Japan, especially the areas of civil-military, inter-military (Army/Navy) and especially intra-military (Navy) relations and on the professional and political career of one leading naval figure,…

    Paperback – 2012-11-14
    Routledge
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  • Japan's Early Experience of Contract Management in the Treaty Ports

    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…

    Hardback – 2003-08-27
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  • Times Past in Korea

    An Illustrated Collection of Encounters, Customs and Daily Life Recorded by Foreign Visitors

    By Martin Uden

    In earlier times, for the Chinese, Korea was 'the country of courteous people from the east', and for westerners 'the land of the morning calm' or 'hermit kingdom'. In this fascinating collection of writings on times past in Korea the author helps to lift the veil on this once closed country,…

    Hardback – 2003-06-11
    Routledge
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  • Britain and Japan

    Biographical Portraits, Vol. IV

    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…

    Hardback – 2002-08-28
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  • Mitford's Japan

    Memories and Recollections, 1866-1906

    Edited by Hugh Cortazzi

    As the preface to this new edition points out, Mitford (Algernon Bertram, the first Lord Redesdale) was a gifted writer whose descriptions of Japan, during the critical time of transition from a feudal to a modern state in the late nineteenth century, are a testimony to his narrative skills,…

    Paperback – 2002-08-28
    Routledge
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  • Japan's Modern Theatre

    A Century of Change and Continuity

    By Brian Powell

    This book endeavours to unravel the complicated skeins of Japanese theatre in the modern period and offers an appreciation of the richness of choice of presentational and representational theatre forms.Since the end of world War II there has been continuing but different conflict between the major…

    Hardback – 2002-06-26
    Routledge
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  • The Satsuma Students in Britain

    Japan's Early Search for the essence of the West'

    By Andrew Cobbing

    In the spring of 1865, when Japan was in the grip of a major civil war, eighteen samurai and an interpreter risked their lives to embark secretly on a voyage to the unknown lands of the barbarian west. Their destination was Britain - at the hub of a vast empire. These were the Satsuma students,…

    Hardback – 2000-04-16
    Routledge
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  • Britain and Japan

    Biographical Portraits, Vol. III

    By J E Hoare, J. E. Hoare

    The success of the first two volumes in this series has prompted this third volume of 25 further protraits of key personalities, including Natsume Soseki, Thomas Blackiston, Ivan Morris, Admiral Saito and Ozaki Yukio.…

    Hardback – 1999-10-04
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  • The Allied Occupation and Japan's Economic Miracle

    Building the Foundations of Japanese Science and Technology 1945-52

    By Bowen C. Dees

    There is virtually nothing - until the arrival of this study - addressing the significance of the enormous contributions in science and technology towards the realization of Japan's 'economic miracle' during the occupation period. Describes the Scientific and Technical Division of McArthur's GHQ.…

    Hardback – 1997-08-18
    Routledge
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  • Britain and Japan Vol II

    Biographical Portraits

    By Ian Nish

    This second collection under the 'Biographical Portraits' title, incorporates a further 20 studies of key personalities, including Edmund Morel, pioneer railway builder in Meiji Japan, Alexander Shand, an important figure in the development of Japanese banking, Lafcadio Hearn, the great interpreter…

    Hardback – 1997-02-16
    Routledge
    Japan Library

  • Adams The Pilot

    By William Corr

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1995-08-20
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  • Building Japan 1868-1876

    By Richard Henry Brunton

    Personal account of one of the Westerners who helped build modern Japan (see also study by Pedlar - also available from Curzon Press).…

    Hardback – 1995-01-16
    Routledge
    Japan Library