Japanese History

History of Japan, its region, and diaspora.

A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
The Making of Modern Japan
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
The Rape of Nanking
A History of Japan
The Rising Sun: The Decline & Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-45
Emperor of Japan: Meiji and His World, 1852-1912
Japan's Modern Myths: Ideology in the Late Meiji Period
A History of Japan, 1615-1867
Shinsengumi: The Shogun's Last Samurai Corps
A History of Japan to 1334
A History of Japan, 1334-1615
Memoirs of a Geisha

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