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History and the State in Nineteenth-century Japan
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Margaret Mehl
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Mehl examines the way in which government interests, indigenous traditions of scholarship, impulses from the West and the rise of the modern nation state combined to shape the modern academic discipline of history in Japan. The focus of her study is on the Historiographical Institute at the University of Tokyo.
History and the State in Nineteenth-century Japan
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Margaret Mehl
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-29 - Publisher:

History and the State in Nineteenth-Century Japan shows how the Meiji government's efforts to legitimate the emperor-centred nation state, indigenous traditions of scholarship and impulses from the West combined to shape the modern discipline of history in Japan.
Translating the West
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Douglas R. Howland
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-09-30 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

In this rich and absorbing analysis of the transformation of political thought in nineteenth-century Japan, Douglas Howland examines the transmission to Japan of key concepts--liberty, rights, sovereignty, and society--from Western Europe and the United States. Because Western political concepts did not translate well into their language, Japanese had to invent
Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Andrea Germer, Vera Mackie, Ulrike Wöhr
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-25 - Publisher: Routledge

Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan makes a unique contribution to the international literature on the formation of modern nation–states in its focus on the gendering of the modern Japanese nation-state from the late nineteenth century to the present. References to gender relations are deeply embedded in the historical
Historical Abstracts
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Eric H. Boehm
Categories: History, Modern
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

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