Japan & North America: RoutledgeCurzon Library of Modern Japan (Routledge Library of Modern Japan)

Japan & North America: RoutledgeCurzon Library of Modern Japan (Routledge Library of Modern Japan)

By: Ellis S. Krauss (editor), Ben Nyblade (editor)Hardback

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This collection makes available key articles on the Japan-North American relationship from the Meiji era to the present. Volume one focuses on the necessity of Japanese modernization post-1868 and examines the build-up to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbour. Volume two looks at the post-war period, in which US forces occupied Japan and were instrumental in its rebuilding as an economic superpower. In the years following this Japan and North America enjoyed a close yet occasionally fraught relationship, as competitors and allies. Volume two also examines the cultural ramifications of the influence of North America on Japan, and vice versa. Titles also available in this series include, Japan and South East Asia: International Relations (2001, 2 volumes, GBP295) and the forthcoming title Japanese Linguistics (2005, 3 volumes, c.GBP425).


Volume One: The Historical Context 1. Meiji and Modernization 2. The Early Twentieth Century 3. The Coming Pacific War 4. The Pacific War Volume Two: The Post-War 5. The American Occupation of Japan 6. The Cold War 7. Rebuilding 8. The Political Relationship 9. The Security Relationship 10. The Economic Relationship 11. The Cultural Relationship

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  • ISBN13: 9780415275149
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 928
  • ID: 9780415275149
  • weight: 1656
  • ISBN10: 0415275148

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