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Author Kitaoka, Shin'ichi, 1948- author.

Uniform Title Nihon seijishi. English
Title The political history of modern Japan : foreign relations and domestic politics / Kitaoka Shinichi ; translated by Robert D. Eldridge with Graham Leonard.

Publication Info. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2018.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  952 K646n 2018    ---  Available
Description xix, 274 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Nationality/regional group: nat Japanese lcdgt
Occupational/field of activity group: occ University and college faculty members lcdgt
Social group: soc Retirees lcdgt
Series Japan library
Japan library (Shuppan Bunka Sangy Shink Zaidan)
Note "Originally published by Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd in 2011 and 2017 English translation arranged with Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd through Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture (JPIC)"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents The political characteristics of the Tokugawa political system -- Responding to the West -- Building the Meiji State -- Rise of opposition -- Creation of the Meiji constitutional structure -- The establishment of parliament -- The first Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese wars -- Imperial expansion -- The development of party government -- International cooperation and party cabinets -- The rise of the military -- The collapse of the empire -- Defeat, occupation, and peace treaty -- The development of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) -- Changes in the international order and the end of the Cold War -- Japan's colonies and their fates.
Summary Spanning the 130-year period between the end of the Tokugawa Era and the end of the Cold War, this book introduces readers to the formation, collapse, and rebirth of the modern Japanese state. It demonstrates how, faced with foreign threats, Japan developed a new governing structure to deal with these challenges and in turn gradually shaped its international environment--Adapted from publisher's description.
Subject Japan -- Politics and government -- 1868-
Japan -- Foreign relations -- 1868-
Diplomatic relations. (OCoLC)fst01907412
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Japan. (OCoLC)fst01204082
Politik (DE-588)4046514-7
Japan (DE-588)4028495-5
Chronological Term Since 1868
Added Author Eldridge, Robert D., translator.
Leonard, Graham B., translator.
Translation of: Kitaoka, Shin'ichi, 1948- Nihon seijishi.
ISBN 9781138337657 (hardback)
113833765X (hardback)
9781138337671 (paperback)
1138337676 (paperback)
9780429442230 (ebook)
9780429808463 (ePub ebook)
9780429808470 (PDF ebook)
9780429808456 (Mobipocket ebook)

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