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Japan in the American Century

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674983649

Publication Date: 10/15/2018

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472 pages

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

28 photos

Belknap Press


Kenneth B. Pyle is Henry M. Jackson Professor Emeritus of History and International Studies at the University of Washington and the author of Japan Rising (“Outstanding,” The Economist) and the classic textbook The Making of Modern Japan . He was for many years director of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. The founding president of the National Bureau of Asian Research, Pyle received the Order of the Rising Sun, Japan’s most prestigious honor, and created the Journal of Japanese Studies, the most important journal in the field.

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