Modern Japan by Peter DuusModern Japan by Peter Duus

Modern Japan

byPeter Duus

Paperback | September 29, 1997

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This introductory text presents an extremely clear and well-written account of the political, social, and economic events from the late Tokugawa society of 1800 to the present.
Title:Modern JapanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.13 × 6.41 × 0.56 inPublished:September 29, 1997Publisher:Wadsworth Publishing

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395746043

ISBN - 13:9780395746042


Table of Contents

I. The Fall of the Tokugawa Order, 1800-18681. Late Tokugawa SocietyCultural Unity and DiversityClass and StatusCommunity and SolidarityHousehold and GenderHumans and Gods2. The Political HeritageEmperor, Shogun, and DaimyoThe Web of GovernmentThe Samurai EliteVillage PoliticsThe Bakufu and the Outside World3. Economic and Social ChangePopulation Increase, Urbanization, and DemandAgricultural GrowthProto-IndustrializationMerchants and MarketsThe Social Impact of Economic GrowthEconomic Thought, Social Criticism, and Reform4. The Fall of the Old OrderThe Treaty Settlements"Revere the Emperor and Expel the BarbariansThe Meiji RestorationII. The Pursuit of Wealth and Power, 1868-19055. Revolution from AboveThe Centralization of PowerTax Reform, Conscription, and EducationThe End of the Samurai ClassThe New Political Economy"Civilization and Enlightenment6. Protest and DissentPeasant Riots and Samurai Rebellions"Liberty and Popular RightsToward Constitutional GovernmentConservative Countercurrents7. The Turn Toward StabilityRetrenchment and DeflationThe Bureaucratic StateThe Meiji ConstitutionEducation and IdeologyReconstructing the Family8. The Rise of ImperialismPost-Restoration DiplomacyThe Expansionist ImpulseKorea and the Sino-Japanese WarThe Russo-Japanese WarImperialism and Popular Nationalism9. The Beginnings of IndustrializationThe Changing CountrysideThe Industrial RevolutionEntrepreneurship and CapitalBusiness and PoliticsThe New Industrial Working ClassIndustrialization and the World MarketIII. Political Change, Crisis and War, 1905-194510. The Rise of Party GovernmentThe Struggle Against Clique GovernmentThe Expansion of Party PowerThe Establishment of Party Rule"Normal Constitutional GovernmentDemocracy, Radicalism, and Dissent11. Economic Growth and Social ChangeBoom, Bust, and StagnationThe Dual StructureUrban Labor UnrestThe Ailing CountrysideUrbanization and Middle-Class Life12. The Empire Between the WarsThe Continental CommitmentThe China ProblemThe Washington Conference SystemArmy Discontent and The Manchurian Incident13. Militarism and WarThe Shift to the RightPolitical Terror and Army RadicalismThe China QuagmireEconomic RecoveryThe "New Order" Movement14. The Pacific WarThe Road to Pearl HarborWar in the PacificThe Home FrontThe Surrender of JapanIV. Peace, Prosperity, and Stability, 1945-Present15. Occupation, Reform and RecoveryPostwar Japanese SocietyThe American OccupationDemilitarization and Political DemocratizationDemocratizing Japanese SocietyEducation and Ideological ChangeThe Shift to the LeftReconstructing the Economy16. The Politics of ConfrontationThe Peace SettlementThe "Reverse CourseConservative ConsolidationThe Security Treaty CrisisToward Economism17. The Economic MiracleThe Bases of Rapid GrowthCorporate Capitalism"Middle Class SocietyUrbanizationThe Changing Countryside18. The Price of AffluenceBuilding a Conservative HegemonyThe Divided OppositionThe Strains of GrowthThe End of Rapid GrowthRestructuring the Economy19. The Conservative ResurgenceCultural NationalismThe "New Conservatism