Description - A Companion to Japanese History by William M. Tsutsui
A 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, it balances treatment of traditional themes with coverage of current trends and emerging perspectives. The volume presents a chronological survey of Japanese history from the country's earliest history up to the present day, giving readers insights into the key developments in each period of Japan's past. It also examines themes and alternative histories, with a particular emphasis on approaches and issues that will shape the future development of scholarship in Japanese history. The Companion as a whole serves as an accessible, up-to-date and stimulating reference tool for scholars, students and general readers alike.
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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).