- Archaic Japan--including Yamato, the creation of a unified state, the Nana Period, and the Heian period.
- Medieval Japan-- including rule by the military houses, the failure of Ashikaga Rule, Buddhism, and the Kamakura and Muroachi Periods periods.
- Ealy Modern Japan--including Japanese feudalism, administration under the Tokugawa, and society and culture in early modern Japan.
- Modern Japan--including The Meiji Era and policies for modernization, from consensus to crisis (1912-1937), and solutions through force.
This contemporary classic continues to be a central book in Japanese studies and is a vital addition to the collection of any student or enthusiast of Japanese history, Japanese culture, or the Japanese Language.
Author: R. H. P. Mason, J. G. Caiger
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 8.00h x 5.10w x 1.10d
About the Author
Richard Mason graduated from Cambridge University. He received his Ph.D. from the Australian National University where he subsequently lectured on Japanese history as a member of the Faculty of Asian Studies for over thirty years. Dr. Mason is also the author of Japan's First General Election (Cambridge University Press, 1969). Now retired, he continues to live and work in Canberra.