A Companion to Japanese History
Edited by William M. Tsutsui
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Companion to Japanese History by William M. Tsutsui
Book DescriptionA Companion to Japanese History provides an authoritative overview of current debates and approaches within the study of Japan's history. * Composed of 30 chapters written by an international group of scholars * Combines traditional perspectives with the most recent scholarly concerns * Supplements a chronological survey with targeted thematic analyses * Presents stimulating interventions into individual controversies
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405116909
(255mm x 185mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author William M. Tsutsui
Banking Policy in Japan, Paperback (August 2013)
The Japanese banking system contributed greatly to Japan's post-war economic advance by investing in industry & supporting government-business relations. This book explores why the Americans were committed to reform & how important the maintenance of the financial status quo was to the development of Japan's miracle economy.
Companion to Japanese History, Paperback (July 2009)
An authoritative overview of current debates and approaches within the study of Japan's history Composed of 30 chapters written by an international group of scholars Combines traditional perspectives with the most recent scholarly concerns Supplements a chronological survey with targeted thematic analyses.
Godzilla's Footsteps, Paperback (September 2006)
Presents essays which consider the Godzilla films and how they were shaped by and also influenced postwar Japanese culture, as well as the globalization of Japanese pop culture icons in the wake of the Godzilla phenomenon. This work also featuring contributors such as Susan Napier, Anne Allison, Christine Yano and others.
Manufacturing Ideology, Paperback (March 2001)» View all books by William M. Tsutsui
Charts Taylorism's Japanese incarnation, from the "efficiency movement" of the 1920s, through Depression-era "rationalization" and wartime mobilization, up to postwar "productivity" drives and quality-control campaigns. This book compels readers to rethink what implications Japanese-style management has for Western industries.
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Author Biography - William M. Tsutsui
William M. Tsutsui is Professor of History at the University of Kansas. He is the author of Godzilla on My Mind: Fifty Years of the King of Monsters (2004), Manufacturing Ideology: Scientific Management in Twentieth-Century Japan (1998), and Banking Policy in Japan: American Efforts at Reform During the Occupation (1988).
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