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Japan in the post-war world

Shinkichi EtЕЌ

Japan in the post-war world

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Published by Published for the Canadian Institute of International Affairs by the Baxter Pub. Co. in [Toronto, Ont.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Shinkichi Etō.
SeriesBehind the headlines ; v. 22, no. 4
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 84/00201 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ; 21 cm.
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2909764M
LC Control Number84140254

The undisputed king of alternative histories is the prolific Harry Turtledove, who has helped guide the genre into mainstream Southern Victory or Timeline series has the Confederates beating the Union. His Days of Infamy books have Japan occupying Hawaii. Agent of Byzantium has the Byzantine Empire surviving. The Guns of the South has the Confederates equipped with AKs by. In the years after World War II, the Japanese economy has seen tremendous growth. One of the first changes made to the economy of Japan was land use. Before World War II, two-thirds of the land in Japan was rented by the farmer who farmed it. The average farm was only one acre in size and the rent was almost half of the crops grown.


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Dower's brilliant examination of Japan in the immediate, shattering aftermath of World War II. Drawing on a vast range of Japanese sources and illustrated with dozens of astonishing documentary photographs Cited by: Japan's catapult to world economic power has inspired many studies by social scientists, but few have looked at the 45 years of postwar Japan through the lens of history.

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[Toronto] Published for the Canadian Institute of International Affairs by the Baxter Pub. Co.,   Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award for Nonfiction, finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Japan in the post-war world book Pacific Rim Book Prize, Embracing Defeat is John W.

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