Japan and the world since 1868

"By the mid-nineteenth century Japan had given up the technology of firearms and not a single steam engine existed in the country. By 1906 it had taken on and defeated Russia in war; by 1942 its empire spanned almost a fifth of the globe. Only three years later the empire had gone and Japan, de...

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Main Author: Barnhart, Michael A., 1951-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: London ; New York : Edward Arnold : 1995.
Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press,
Series: International relations and the great powers.
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