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by Hugh Cortazzi
After a brief description of Japan's geography, people and language and a summary of Japanese history and culture the book gives an account of the Japanese constitution, the Diet and the organization of government (central and local).
After a brief description of Japan's geography, people and language and a summary of Japanese history and culture the book gives an account of the Japanese constitution, the Diet and the organization of government (central and local). Separate chapters follow on law and order, foreign affairs and defence, finance, industry and commerce, agriculture and infrastructure, employment, health and welfare, and finally education and culture. Seven appendices provide additional facts and figures. A full list of suggestions for further reading is included.
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Preface - Acknowledgements - Map of Japan - The Setting: Geography, People, Language, History and Culture - The Political Framework: the Constitution, the Emperor, the Diet, Political Parties - Government: Central and Local - Law and Order - Foreign Affairs and Defence - Finance - Industry and Commerce - Agriculture and Infrastructure - Employment, Health and Welfare - Education and Culture - Maps of Japan - Appendix I: The Constitution of Japan - Appendix II: The Treaty of Peace with Japan signed at San Francisco on 8 September 1951 (entered into force 28 April 1952) - Appendix III: The Imperial family and the Imperial household - Appendix IV: List of postwar Prime Ministers - Appendix V: Events in postwar Japanese history - Appendix VI: Selected statistics - Appendix VII: Parties in the Diet - Suggestions for further reading - Index
Modern Japan: A Concise Survey by Hugh Cortazzi
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