Japan Encounters the Barbarian by W. G. Beasley
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Japan Encounters the Barbarian
By W. G. Beasley

Japan Encounters the Barbarian

Japanese Travellers in America and Europe

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Japan Encounters the Barbarian by W. G. Beasley

Book Awards

  • Winner of Japan Festival Awards 1996.

Book Description

In this book a distinguished historian of Japan discusses Japan's "cultural borrowing" from America and Europe. W.G. Beasley focuses on the mid-nineteenth century, when Japan's rulers dispatched diplomatic missions to the West to discover what Japan needed to learn, sent students to learn it, and invited foreign experts to Japan to help put the knowledge to practical use.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300063240
ISBN-10: 0300063245
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Pages: 268
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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A study of the origins and nature of Japanese imperialism from the Sino-Japanese War until its collapse following World War II. The author describes how Japan's aims were influenced by growing industrialization and its experience of Western imperialism.

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