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Modern Japan

A Social and Political History


Creator
Publisher
ISBN
0203446038,
9780203446034,
0415185378,
9780415185370,
0415185386,
Language
English
Category
Subject Japan -- Social conditions.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy. -- bisacsh
Social history. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01122498
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural. -- bisacsh
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture. -- bisacsh

Description

Ranging from the Tokugwa period to the present day, this text provides a concise and fascinating introduction to the social, cultural and political history of modern Japan. Tipton covers political and economic developments and shows how they relate to social themes and developments. Her survey covers traditional political history as well as areas growing in interest: gender issues, labor conditions and ethnic minorities.