Army, Empire, and Politics in Meiji Japan: The Three Careers of General Katsura Taro

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780312232894: Army, Empire, and Politics in Meiji Japan: The Three Careers of General Katsura Taro
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Dramatic innovations in modern Japan include a mass army, overseas empire, and constitutional polity. This is the first book to these changes in the Meiji era (1868-1912). It focuses on the life of General Katsura, one of the architects of the modern military, a leading figure in Japanese colonialism, and prime minister through the 1990s. Challenging the received wisdom about Japanese militarism and imperialism, it exposes the army's ambivalence about empire but also its positive role in political change.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Stuart Lone is Senior Lecturer, East Asian History, University New Southwales.

Review:

...Lone ably demonstrates in this informative and delightfully irreverent study, [Matsura's] life and career offer an extraordinary window...
-Journal of Japanese Studies

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 185.00
US$ 390.47

Convert currency

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781349421473: Army, Empire and Politics in Meiji Japan: The Three Careers of General Katsura Tar?

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1349421472 ISBN 13:  9781349421473
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2000
Softcover

9780333802076: Army, Empire and Politics in Meiji Japan: The Three Careers of General Katsura Tar?

Palgra..., 2000
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Stuart Lone
Published by Palgrave Macmillan (2000)
ISBN 10: 0312232896 ISBN 13: 9780312232894
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Palgrave Macmillan, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0312232896

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 390.47
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds