Some Historical Phases of Modern Japan – Shosuke Sato (1916) (1st ed)

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Some Historical Phases of Modern Japan – Shosuke Sato (1916) (1st ed)

S$49.00

Title: Some Historical Phases of Modern Japan

Author: Shosuke Sato

Publisher: The Japan Society, New York, 1916. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, cloth. Cover rubbed, but interior very good. Stamp to endpaper. Slight tanning. 164pp., 7″ by 4″.

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Description

A collection of lectures by Shosuke Sato, who was temporarily living in the US as an Exchange Professor, compiled in 1915. Elucidates and explains Japan’s rise during the Meiji Era (1868-1912), when Japan decided to modernize and industrialize.

Chapters include:

  1. From Old Feudalism to New Imperialism
  2. Local Autonomy and Constitutional Government
  3. Finance: The Past and Present
  4. Agricultural Credit and Rural Sociology
  5. A Comparative Economic Retrospect of Agriculture in Great Britain and Japan
  6. Social Reforms and Changes since the Restoration
  7. The Educational System and Religious Movements
  8. Some Characteristics of Japanese Agriculture
  9. A Brief Outline of Land Holding in Japan
  10. Commercial and International Relations
  11. The Present Status of Women in Japan