Japan Before Perry: A Short History (2nd Revised edition)

Japan Before Perry: A Short History (2nd Revised edition)

By: Conrad Totman (author)Paperback

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By 1853 Japan had been transformed from a sparsely populated land of nonliterate tribal peoples into an elaborately structured commercial society sustaining massive cities and a varied array of sophisticated cultural production. In this authoritative survey, Conrad Totman examines the origins of Japanese civilization and explores in detail the classical, medieval, and early-modern epochs, weaving interpretations of the major themes in Japan's cultural and political development into a rich historical narrative.

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Conrad Totman is Professor Emeritus of History at Yale University.

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/01/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780520254077
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9780520254077
  • weight: 49
  • ISBN10: 0520254074
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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