Inventing Japan

Inventing Japan

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The story of modern Japan, from first 'opening' to the West with Admiral Perry's Black Ships in 1853, through World War II, to Japan's emergence as a Western-style democracy and economic power at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 14mm | 240.41g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0753819759
  • 9780753819753
  • 948,307

About Ian Buruma

Ian Buruma was born in the Netherlands to a Dutch father and English mother in 1951. Though educated in both Holland and Japan, Ian Buruma spent a great portion of his life in Asia. He has been a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Institute for the Humanities in Washington, D.C.show more

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