A History of Japan: From Stone Age to Superpower (Hardback)
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A History of Japan: From Stone Age to Superpower (Hardback)

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Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 17/04/2012
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In a rare combination of comprehensive coverage and sustained critical focus, this book examines Japan's progress through its entire history to its current status as an economic, technological, and cultural superpower. A key factor is a pragmatic determination to succeed. Little-known facts are also brought to light, and the latest findings used.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230346611
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 23 mm
Edition: 3rd ed. 2012


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'One of the most important books in Japanese Studies in recent years.' - Ken Coates, Professor of History, University of New Brunswick, Canada

'In making the history of this remarkable society accessible to a wider public Professor Henshall has performed a most valuable service.' - Derek Massarella, Professor of Economic History, Chuo University, Japan

'An extraordinary book that will appeal to student, specialist, and general reader alike.' - Laurie Barber, Professor of History, University of Waikato, NewZealand

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“A reasonable introduction.”

In common with many people, Japan is a country that I knew little about, so was eager to read this book. It provides a brief introduction to Japanese history from 13,000 BC to 2011. The development of the state,... More

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