To the Ends of Japan: Premodern Frontiers, Boundaries, and Interactions
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312pp. February 2003
To the Ends of Japan: Premodern Frontiers, Boundaries, and Interactions
Author: Batten, Bruce L.;
What is Japan? Who are its people? These questions are among those addressed in Bruce Batten's ambitious study of Japan's historical development through the nineteenth century. Traditionally, Japan has been portrayed as a homogenous society formed over mi
"Essential." —Choice, November 2003

"I recommend this book to historians of Japan, graduate students, and even advanced undergraduates, and I encourage colleagues to make it known to world historians.... By examining the history of Japan in terms

Author: Batten, Bruce L.;
Bruce L. Batten is professor of Japanese history and director of the Center for International Studies at Obirin University, Tokyo.
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List of Illustrations

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1 State

Japan Today / Frontiers and Boundaries in Theory and in World History /Ancient Japan / Medieval Japan / Early Modern Japan / Frontiers andBoundaries of Premodern Japan

Chapter




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