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A History of Japan, 1615-1867

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Description for A History of Japan, 1615-1867 Paperback. Explains the structure of the feudal society, describes the rise of economic life and tells of the impact of Commodore Perry's arrival in 1853. Bibliographical notes. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBG; HBJF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 160 x 16. Weight in Grams: 404.
This is the concluding volume of a three-volume work that culminates the life study of the West's most distinguished scholar of Japanese history. A straightforward narrative of the development of Japanese civilization to 1867, the three volumes constitute the first large-scale comprehensive history of Japan. Unlike the renowned Short Cultural History, it is concerned mainly with political and social phenomena and only incidentally touches on religion, literature, and the arts. The treatment is primarily descriptive and factual, but the author offers some pragmatic interpretations and suggests comparisons with the history of other peoples. A History ... Read more

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Stanford University Press
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About Sir George Sansom
Sir George Sansom was a British diplomat and historian of pre-modern Japan. He authored several books, including Japan: A Short Cultural History, An Historical Grammar of Japanese, The Western World and Japan, and Japan in World History.

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