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Asia Reoriented
Asia Reoriented
Okamoto Takashi
Translated by Michael House
Nomads, farmers, and trade: world history was born where these elements intersected. In this...
Contested Perceptions
Contested Perceptions
Okamoto Takashi
The histories of China, Korea, and Japan have been intimately intertwined for centuries. But of...
The Economics of Colonialism in Korea
The Economics of Colonialism in Korea
Kimura Mitsuhiko
From 1910 to 1945, Korea was a colony of Imperial Japan. Its governance has been described...
Empire of the Seas
Empire of the Seas
Shiraishi Takashi
Winner of the 2000 Yomiuri Yoshino Sakuzo Prize for academic writing on politics, economics, and...
The Era of Great Disasters
The Era of Great Disasters
Iokibe Makoto
Translated by Tony Gonzalez
Foreword by Yamazaki Masakazu
The Era of Great Disasters examines modern disaster response in Japan, from the changing earthquake...
Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan
Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan
Edited by Tsutsui Kiyotada
Translated by Noda Makito and Paul Narum
Why did Showa Japan rush to war? Where did Japan fail? This compilation of the most up-to-date...
The History of Takeshima and Japan
The History of Takeshima and Japan
Sugihara Takashi
Lying in the Sea of Japan between Japan and the Korean Peninsula sits Takeshima, two islets...
The History of US-Japan Relations
The History of US-Japan Relations
Edited by Iokibe Makoto
English edition edited by Tosh Minohara
Examining the 160-year relationship between America and Japan, this edited volumes deals in depth...
Japan-China Relations in the Modern Era
Japan-China Relations in the Modern Era
Kokubun Ryosei, Soeya Yoshihide, Takahara Akio, Kawashima Shin
Translated by Keith Krulak
From before the dawn of recorded history, there has been a rich flow of interaction between Japan...
The Occupation of Japan 1945–1952
The Occupation of Japan 1945–1952
Fukunaga Fumio
Following its defeat in World War II, Japan was placed under the control of SCAP GHQ headed by...
The Pacific War and Japan's Diplomacy in Asia
The Pacific War and Japan's Diplomacy in Asia
Hatano Sumio
Focusing on the significance of the Greater East Asia policies promoted by Prime Minister...
Pax Tokugawana
Pax Tokugawana
Haga Tōru
Translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter
When thinking about Tokugawa Japan, some people always envision fancy Edo exotica; others conjure...