Westview Press is pleased to offer a new, paperback Student Economy Edition of our best-selling title, "Modern Japan" This Student Economy Edition contains the same material as the fifth edition of "Modern Japan" (ISBN: 9780813346946) the same text and the same page numbers and is available to own for about the same price as renting the print book.
Integrating political events with cultural, economic, and intellectual movements, "Modern Japan" provides a balanced and authoritative survey of modern Japanese history. A summary of Japan s early history, emphasizing institutions and systems that influenced Japanese society, provides a well-rounded introduction to this essential volume, which focuses on the Tokugawa period to the present.
The fifth edition of "Modern Japan" is updated throughout to include the latest information on Japan s international relations, including secret diplomatic correspondence recently disclosed on WikiLeaks. This edition brings Japanese history up to date in the post 9/11 era, detailing current issues such as: the impact of the Gulf Wars on Japanese international relations, the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear accident, the recent tumultuous change of political leadership, and Japan s current economic and global status. An updated chronological chart, list of prime ministers, and bibliography are also included.
Modern Japan, Student Economy Edition
5 STU UPD
A Historical Survey