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Title
Inventing Japan, 1853-1964
Type
Audio
Genre Form
history
sound recording
Language
English
Geographic Coverage
Japan
Identified By
Lccn: 2004588173
Summary
"Following Japan's history from its opening to the West in 1853 to its hosting of the 1964 Olympics, Buruma explores how figures such as Commodore Matthew Perry, Douglas MacArthur, and Emperor Mitsushito helped shape this complex country. He delves into the reasons why Japan began to westernize, while explaining how it accomplished this aggressive transformation. He concludes by focusing on where the country stands, in the new millennium, amongst its competitors"--Container.
Authorized Access Point
Buruma, Ian. Inventing Japan, 1853-1964
Authorized Access Point Variant
Runger, Nelson. Inventing Japan, 1853-1964