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A History of Japan, 1615-1867 (A History of Japan #3)

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This is the concluding volume of a three-volume work that culminates the life study of the West's most distinguished scholar of Japanese history. A straightforward narrative of the development of Japanese civilization to 1867, the three volumes constitute the first large-scale comprehensive history of Japan.

Unlike the renowned Short Cultural History, it is concerned mainly
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published June 1st 1963 by Stanford University Press (first published May 1st 1963)
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George Bailey Sansom, GBE, KCMG was a British diplomat and historian of pre-modern Japan, particularly noted for his historical surveys and his attention to Japanese society and culture.
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