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Modern Japan: A History in Documents
The civilization of Japan is an ancient one, and by the time the first Western visitors arrived in 1542, the Japanese people were as highly educated as any in the world and enjoyed a sophisticated culture. From the sixteenth century on, the country's history was shaped by a tension between its people's thirst to understand foreign institutions and customs and their determi ...more
Hardcover, 223 pages
Published December 7th 2004 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published October 1st 1997)
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