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The Japanese Today

Change and Continuity, Enlarged Edition

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PAPERBACK

$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674471849

Publication Date: 03/05/1995

Short

438 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

66 halftones, 2 maps

Belknap Press

World

  • I. The Setting
    • 1. The Land
    • 2. Agriculture and Natural Resources
    • 3. Isolation
  • II. Historical Background
    • 4 Early Japan
    • 5. Feudalism
    • 6. Centralized Feudalism
    • 7. The Meiji Restoration
    • 8. The Constitutional System
    • 9. The Militarist Reaction
    • 10. The Occupation Reforms
    • 11. Post-Occupation Japan
  • III. Society
    • 12. Diversity and Change
    • 13. The Group
    • 14. Relativism
    • 15. Hierarchy
    • 16. The Individual
    • 17. Women
    • 18. Education
    • 19. Religion
    • 20. Mass Culture
  • IV. Government and Politics
    • 21 The Political Heritage
    • 22. The Emperor
    • 23. The Diet
    • 24. Other Organs of Government
    • 25. Elections
    • 26. Political Parties
    • 27. The Decision-Making Process
    • 28. Issues
    • 29 Political Style
  • V. Business
    • 30. The Premodern Background
    • 31. The Prewar Economy
    • 32. The Postwar Economy
    • 33. The Employment System
    • 34. Business Organization
  • VI. Japan and the World
    • 35. The Prewar Record
    • 36. Neutrality versus Alignment
    • 37. Trade and Economic Dependence
    • 38. Language
    • 39. Uniqueness and Internationalism
    • 40. Japan Today [Marius B. Jansen]
  • Suggested Reading
  • Index

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