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Japan: From Prehistory to Modern Times (Fischer-Weltgeschichte #20)

3.43  ·  Rating Details ·  65 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Paperback, 408 pages
Published August 1st 1991 by U of M Center For Japanese Studies (first published 1968)
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Lemon
Dec 20, 2012 Lemon rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: history
An overview of Japanese history from prehistory to about the 1950s. This is quite an old book so not for understanding current events or current Japanese politics. However, this book will give you a good understanding of the basic fabric of Japanese society, politics and psyche which helps give insight into the Japan of today. A particularly fascinating read and overview on the Tokugawa period and Japan's nation building.
Adrian Colesberry
Apr 08, 2009 Adrian Colesberry rated it really liked it
This book is so well written and thorough that I still feel like I know Japanese history pretty well, even though I'm sure I wouldn't pass a quiz on it.
Mildred
Jul 02, 2016 Mildred rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Básico para entender la historia de Japón
Chase
Apr 06, 2010 Chase rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good overview of Japanese history but too much emphasis on the political and land systems.
Yupa
Jun 08, 2012 Yupa rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Manualistico ed essenziale. Tristemente riassuntivo sul periodo più recente, che tra l'altro copre solo sino alla fine degli anni Sessanta.
Il problema è che in giro non c'è molto di meglio...
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Ich hätte es sogar gelesen, wenn ich die Wahl gehabt hätte ^^
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