Modern Japan : a historical survey

Author
Edition
  • 3rd ed.
Published
  • Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press ©2001
Physical description
xiv, 554 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
ISBN
  • 0813337569
  • 9780813337562
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-531) and index.
  • Previous ed.: 1992
Contents
  • Japan Before the Seventeenth Century -- Early History of the Japanese People -- Traditional Culture and Institutions of the Pre-Tokugawa Years -- Establishment of the Tokugawa Bakufu -- The Shogun of the Tokugawa Bakufu -- Tokugawa Institutions -- The Structure of Tokugawa Society -- The Culture of the Tokugawa Period -- The Late Tokugawa Period -- Political Developments -- Economic Problems -- The Lot of the Peasants -- Peasant Uprisings -- Agricultural Improvements -- Intellectual Currents: Reformers and Critics -- The Fall of the Tokugawa Bakufu -- Arrival of Commodore Perry -- The Immediate Consequences -- The Mentality of Sonno Joi -- The Rise of the Anti-Bakufu Forces -- The Meiji Restoration -- The Meiji Restoration: The New Order -- Political Changes -- Local Government -- Social Reforms -- Pensions for the Kazoku and Shizoku -- Revision of the Land Tax and the Plight of the Farmers -- Legal Reforms -- The Police System -- The Army and the Navy -- Economic Developments -- Education -- Civilization and Enlightenment -- Religion -- The Continuing Meiji Revolution (I): Political Developments -- Political Reactions -- Agrarian Unrest -- The Movement for Popular Rights -- Fortification of the Central Government -- The Constitution -- The Continuing Meiji Revolution (II): Cultural, Economic, and Social Developments -- Cultural Nationalism -- Initial Modern Economic Growth -- The Plight of the Workers -- Social Conditions -- Political Developments in Later Meiji -- Partisan Politics: 1887-1894.
Related item
  • Online version:: Hane, Mikiso. Modern Japan. 3rd ed. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, ©2001
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0831/00049528-b.html
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0831/00049528-d.html
  • http://www.h-net.org/review/hrev-a0d0b6-aa
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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