Japan and Its World
Two Centuries of ChangeBook
Studies the evolution of Japan from an isolated underdeveloped nation to an industrialized democracy, noting the influences of traditional Japanese culture and Western civilization
Blackwell North Amer
Long recognized as an authority on Japanese history, Marius Jansen synthesizes a lifetime of scholarship in this landmark book. Bringing together the series of Brown and Haley lectures delivered in 1975 at the University of Puget Sound, Japan and Its World continues to be a source of insight for anyone interested in the changing ideas the Japanese have had of themselves, the United States, and the Western world during the past two centuries.