The Rise of Modern Japan
- About the Book
The Rise of Modern Japan presents key aspects of Japan’s history and culture from the Tokugawa era to the present. The activity-centered text is replete with maps, timelines, archival photos, literary excerpts, firstperson accounts, songs, poems, charts, graphs, and political cartoons that give students a feel for the culture and events of the intervening centuries. The book received the 2003 Franklin Buchanan Prize from the Association for Asian Studies.