Cover: The Taming of the Samurai in PAPERBACK

The Taming of the Samurai

Honorific Individualism and the Making of Modern Japan

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PAPERBACK

$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674868090

Publication Date: 03/25/1997

Short

448 pages

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

8 halftones

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Eiko Ikegami is the Walter A. Eberstadt Professor of Sociology and History at The New School for Social Research in New York City.

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