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Author Siniawer, Eiko Maruko.

Title Ruffians, yakuza, nationalists [electronic resource] : the violent politics of modern Japan, 1860-1960 / Eiko Maruko Siniawer.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 270 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Patriots and gamblers: violence and the formation of the Meiji state -- Violent democracy: ruffians and the birth of parliamentary politics -- Institutionalized ruffianism and a culture of political violence -- Fascist violence: ideology and power in prewar Japan -- Democracy reconstructed: violence specialists in the postwar period -- Afterword.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Political violence -- Japan -- History.
Democracy -- Japan -- History.
Japan -- Politics and government -- 1868-
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780801447204 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801447208 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801461859 (e-book)

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