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Japan underwent momentous changes during the middle decades of the 19th century This book chronicles the hardships of the Tempo era in the 1830s the crisis of values and confidence during the last half century of Tokugawa rule and the political process that finally brought down the Tokugawa regime and ended centuries of warrior rule It goes on to discuss the samurai rebellJapan underwent momentous changes during the middle decades of the 19th century This book chronicles the hardships of the Tempo era in the 1830s the crisis of values and confidence during the last half century of Tokugawa rule and the political process that finally brought down the Tokugawa regime and ended centuries of warrior rule It goes on to discuss the samurai rebellions against the Meiji Restoration and the national movements for constitutional government which indirectly resulted in the Meiji Constitution of 1889 This new edition brings together selected chapters from Volume 5 of The Cambridge History of Japan Japan underwent momentous changes during the nineteenth century This book chronicles the transition from Tokugawa rule and the political process that finally ended centuries of warrior rule It goes on to discuss the samurai rebellions against the Meiji Restoration national movements for constitutional government that indirectly resulted in the Meiji Constitution of 1889 and Japan s twentieth century drive to Great Power status This paperback edition brings together chapters from volume 5 of The Cambridge History of Japan Japan underwent momentous changes during the middle decades of the nineteenth century This book chronicles the hardships of the Tempo era in the 1830s the crisis of values and confidence during the last half century of Tokugawa rule and the political process that finally brought down the Tokugawa regime and ended centuries of warrior rule It goes on to discuss the samurai rebellions against the Meiji Restoration and national movements for constitutional government which indirectly resulted in the Meiji Constitution of 1889 The significance of Japan s Meiji transformation for the rest of the world is the subject of the final chapter in which Professor Akira Iriye discusses Japan s drive to Great Power status Constitutional rule at home imperialism abroad became new goals for early twentieth century Japan...

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ISBN : 9780521484053
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 368 Pages
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