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Showa By Carol Gluck

Showa by Carol Gluck

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The death of Emperor Hirohito in 1989 ended Japan's Showa era (1926-1989) and provided the occasion for the Japanese to confront their past and the roots of their present success.

Showa Summary

Showa: The Japan of Hirohito by Carol Gluck

This "stimulating and comprehensive" (Kirkus Reviews) collection of original essays on twentieth-century Japan's history and culture provides a unique mix of American and Japanese perspectives on Showa. With an important, substantial Introduction by Carol Gluck, the volume explores the strengths of the Japanese economy, the issue of democracy and Japan's political culture, Japan's achievements in technology and the arts, and its relations with other Asian nations and the United States.

Showa Reviews

"Showa is a useful collaborative American-Japanese exercise. Joint ventures can work." -- Daily Mainichi

About Carol Gluck

Carol Gluck is George Sansom Professor of History at Columbia University. Stephen R. Graubard is the editor of Daedalus and is professor of history at Brown University.

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Showa: The Japan of Hirohito by Carol Gluck
Used - Very Good
WW Norton & Co
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