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The Era of Great Disasters
The Era of Great Disasters
Iokibe Makoto
Translated by Tony Gonzalez, Foreword by Yamazaki Masakazu
The Era of Great Disasters examines modern disaster response in Japan, from the changing earthquake ...
Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan
Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan
Edited by Tsutsui Kiyotada
Translated by Noda Makito and Paul Narum
Why did Showa Japan rush to war? Where did Japan fail? This compilation of the most up-to-date studi...
Friendship across the Seas
Friendship across the Seas
Agawa Naoyuki
Translated by Yabuki Hiraku
This book describes the history of the relationship between the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (J...
The History of US-Japan Relations
The History of US-Japan Relations
Edited by Iokibe Makoto
English edition edited by Tosh Minohara
Examining the 160-year relationship between America and Japan, this edited volumes deals in depth wi...
Japan-China Relations in the Modern Era
Japan-China Relations in the Modern Era
Kokubun Ryosei, Soeya Yoshihide, Takahara Akio, Kawashima Shin
Translated by Keith Krulak
From before the dawn of recorded history, there has been a rich flow of interaction between Japan ...
Pax Tokugawana
Pax Tokugawana
Haga Tōru
Translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter
Some people view Tokugawa Japan through the “exotic Edo” lens. Others see the era as Japan’s dark ag...
The Remarkable History of Japan-US Relations
The Remarkable History of Japan-US Relations
Kosaka Masataka
Translated by Terry Gallagher
After the Pacific War, the bitter enemies Japan and the United States became fast friends and allies...
Remnants of Days Past
Remnants of Days Past
Watanabe Kyoji
Translated by Joseph Litsch
Remnants of Days Past, by Kyoji Watanabe, is an epic journey into Japan’s past. It is a comprehensiv...
Security Politics in Japan
Security Politics in Japan
Hosoya Yuichi
Translated by Tara Cannon
How can peace be realized in the modern world? And how can Japan ensure its own security? Despite th...
Self-Respect and Independence of Mind
Self-Respect and Independence of Mind
Kitaoka Shinichi
Translated by James M. Vardaman
It is said that Japan is currently experiencing its third opening to the outside world. However, in ...
Toward Creation of a New World History
Toward Creation of a New World History
Haneda Masashi
Translated by Noda Makito
Today, as globalization deepens daily and the world becomes increasingly integrated, the time has co...
Toward the Meiji Revolution
Toward the Meiji Revolution
Karube Tadashi
Translated by David Noble
In 2018, Japan marked the 150th anniversary of the collapse of the Tokugawa shogunate and the establ...