The Making of Modern Japan

The Mito men, on the other hand, had also favored buying or making modern weapons, but their basic reliance had been on the superiority of Japanese swords and spirit in hand-to-hand fighting. By1841Takashima's writings and activities ...

Author: Marius B. Jansen

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674009912

Category: History

Page: 932

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A sweeping history of modern Japan begins in 1600 and retraces the three major upheavals in Japanese history that have helped shape it into a modern Asian nation.

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