The story of modern Japan, from first 'opening' to the West with Admiral Perry's Black Ships in 1853, through World War II, to Japan's emergence as a Western-style democracy and economic power at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
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Ian Buruma was born in the Netherlands to a Dutch father and English mother in 1951. Though educated in both Holland and Japan, Ian Buruma spent a great portion of his life in Asia. He has been a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Institute for the Humanities in Washington, D.C.
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Book Description Phoenix, London, 2005. Stiff Wrappers. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Reprint. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 005698
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