A Modern History of Japan From Tokugawa Times to the Present
- ISBN 13:
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- Edition: 3rd
- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 03/26/2013
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
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New to the Third Edition
* The previous edition's final chapter has been extensively revised for the third edition. Retitled "Japan's 'Lost Decades", it now covers the timespan from 1989 through 2008.
* An entirely new final chapter examines Japan's tumultuous recent history in a global context. Beginning with the financial crisis of 2008, it takes readers up to the traumatic events of 3/11/11, and through the aftermath of this disaster. The chapter includes a color insert with maps and photographs that document the cataclysm.
* More "voices" of ordinary people integrated into the narrative
* Increased coverage of cultural history topics, such as anime and manga