This introductory text presents an extremely clear and well-written account of the political, social, and economic events from the late Tokugawa society of 1800 to the present.
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I. The Fall of the Tokugawa Order, 1800-1868 1. Late Tokugawa Society Cultural Unity and Diversity Class and Status Community and Solidarity Household and Gender Humans and Gods 2. The Political Heritage Emperor, Shogun, and Daimyo The Web of Government The Samurai Elite Village Politics The Bakufu and the Outside World 3. Economic and Social Change Population Increase, Urbanization, and Demand Agricultural Growth Proto-Industrialization Merchants and Markets The Social Impact of Economic Growth Economic Thought, Social Criticism, and Reform 4. The Fall of the Old Order The Treaty Settlements "Revere the Emperor and Expel the Barbarians" The Meiji Restoration II. The Pursuit of Wealth and Power, 1868-1905 5. Revolution from Above The Centralization of Power Tax Reform, Conscription, and Education The End of the Samurai Class The New Political Economy "Civilization and Enlightenment" 6. Protest and Dissent Peasant Riots and Samurai Rebellions "Liberty and Popular Rights" Toward Constitutional Government Conservative Countercurrents 7. The Turn Toward Stability Retrenchment and Deflation The Bureaucratic State The Meiji Constitution Education and Ideology Reconstructing the Family 8. The Rise of Imperialism Post-Restoration Diplomacy The Expansionist Impulse Korea and the Sino-Japanese War The Russo-Japanese War Imperialism and Popular Nationalism 9. The Beginnings of Industrialization The Changing Countryside The Industrial Revolution Entrepreneurship and Capital Business and Politics The New Industrial Working Class Industrialization and the World Market III. Political Change, Crisis and War, 1905-1945 10. The Rise of Party Government The Struggle Against Clique Government The Expansion of Party Power The Establishment of Party Rule "Normal Constitutional Government" Democracy, Radicalism, and Dissent 11. Economic Growth and Social Change Boom, Bust, and Stagnation The Dual Structure Urban Labor Unrest The Ailing Countryside Urbanization and Middle-Class Life 12. The Empire Between the Wars The Continental Commitment The China Problem The Washington Conference System Army Discontent and The Manchurian Incident 13. Militarism and War The Shift to the Right Political Terror and Army Radicalism The China Quagmire Economic Recovery The "New Order" Movement 14. The Pacific War The Road to Pearl Harbor War in the Pacific The Home Front The Surrender of Japan IV. Peace, Prosperity, and Stability, 1945-Present 15. Occupation, Reform and Recovery Postwar Japanese Society The American Occupation Demilitarization and Political Democratization Democratizing Japanese Society Education and Ideological Change The Shift to the Left Reconstructing the Economy 16. The Politics of Confrontation The Peace Settlement The "Reverse Course" Conservative Consolidation The Security Treaty Crisis Toward Economism 17. The Economic Miracle The Bases of Rapid Growth Corporate Capitalism "Middle Class Society" Urbanization The Changing Countryside 18. The Price of Affluence Building a Conservative Hegemony The Divided Opposition The Strains of Growth The End of Rapid Growth Restructuring the Economy 19. The Conservative Resurgence Cultural Nationalism The "New Conservatism" "International Contribution" Trade Friction The Bubble Economy Women, Work and Family 20. Japan in the 1990s The Post-Bubble Economy The End of LDP Hegemony The Troubled Bureaucracy The End of the Cold War The New Asianism The Post-Postwar Generation
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