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Modern Japan, Perry to Sato

Bijan Raj Chatterjee

Modern Japan, Perry to Sato

by Bijan Raj Chatterjee

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Published by Meenakshi Prakashan in Meerut .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912,
    • Japan -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [125]

      Statement[by] B. R. Chatterji.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS885 .C45 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p.
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL12486M
      LC Control Numbersa 67003375
      OCLC/WorldCa1062337

        On May 3, , Japan’s postwar constitution goes into effect. The progressive constitution granted universal suffrage, stripped Emperor Hirohito of all but symbolic power, stipulated a . Some astute analyses were made about Japan in the West, but for the most part, reports in the media and books by uninformed people perpetuated ignorance and prejudice. Practices such as public bathing and tattooing shocked Westerners, and reports circulated that the Japanese had no business sense (an idea rather amusing to modern readers).

      Sato's research interests include Japanese linguistics and pedagogy, translation studies, and second language acquisition. In addition to several journal articles in these research areas, Sato published a number of Ja Eriko Sato, Ph.D is Assistant Professor of Japanese Linguistics and Pedagogy in the Department of Asian and Asian American /5(11). - Commodore Matthew Perry of the United States arrives in Japan and signs a treaty opening trade with Japan. Japan's isolationism comes to an end. - British merchant Charles Richardson is killed starting a conflict between Britain and Japan. Empire of Japan During this time Japan becomes a unified state ruled by the emperor.

      This same vein of thinking leads Sato, in a volume he published late in , to pay attention to the pre-war ideological primer, Kokutai no Hongi (Fundamentals of the National Polity), first issued and prescribed as a school text from and banned by the US censors after the war. 40 Sato entitles his book, in a close parallel to the - Japanese Cloisonne Maker Marks, reference compilation provided by Wendyleez @ See more ideas pins.


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