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Japan past and present

Edwin O. Reischauer

Japan past and present

by Edwin O. Reischauer

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Published by Tuttle in Tokyo .
Written in English


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Statementforeword by Sir George Sansom.
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Open LibraryOL21893136M
ISBN 10480530152X

Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history. The contributors to this book seek to offer such a view. As they examine three related themes of postwar history, the authors describe an ongoing historical process marked by unexpected changes, such as Japan's extraordinary. Japanese Foodways, Past and Present. The first English-language compilation of research on Japanese cooking and food culture. Spanning nearly six hundred years of Japanese food culture, Japanese Foodways, Past and Present considers the production, consumption, and circulation of Japanese foods from the mid-fifteenth century to the present day in contexts that are political, economic, cultural.

Overview of Japan’s long water history, by the Japanese Commission on large dams. Starting from the 7th century, when irrigation ponds were first constructed for paddy cropping, until the beginning of the 21st century. Elaborates on various roles of dams: water supply, power generation and flood control. Moreover, tries to clarify the negative impacts of dams on the natural environment and Reviews: 1. Past, Present and Future. Dams in Japan. DOI link for Dams in Japan. Dams in Japan book. Past, Present and Future. Edited By Japan Commission on Large Dams - JCOLD. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 6 February Pub. location London. Imprint CRC Press.

Book Description. Overview of Japan’s long water history, by the Japanese Commission on large dams. Starting from the 7 th century, when irrigation ponds were first constructed for paddy cropping, until the beginning of the 21st century. Elaborates on various roles . Afghanistan China India Japan North Korea South Korea Browse All Asia. Europe. Book Reviews. Capsule Reviews Review Essays Browse All Reviews. More. Japan Past and Present. Japan Past and Present. By Edwin O. Reischauer. Knopf, , Author: Robert Gale Woolbert.


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From the back cover: This third edition of Dr. Reischauer's book brings up to date his lucid and authoritative history of Japan, first published after World War II. From the origins of the Japanese people to the present, Dr. Reischauer, a leading American scholar born in Tokyo, omits nothing essential to an explanation of the rise, fall, and resurgence of this Asiatic empire/5(2).

Japan: Past and Present. This third edition of Dr. Reischauer's book brings up to date his lucid and authoritative history of Japan, first published after World War II/5. Japan, Past and Present.

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