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Contemporary Japan (Contemporary States and Societies)

by Duncan McCargo

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contemporary Politics - Japan,
  • Japan - History - 20th Century,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: World,
  • Economic History,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • History / Japan,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • History & Theory - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9714120M
    ISBN 100312227418
    ISBN 109780312227418

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Students will gain the analytical insights and information necessary to assess the challenges that confront the Japanese. One of the stresses for the contemporary Japanese urban family has to do with questions of care of the aged.

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The book enables students to get to .The modern Japanese book differs little from the western book in construction. However, most books are printed to be read top-to-bottom and right-to-left, which includes manga, a prominent part of Japanese culture today.

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