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Recent Content

Author: 
Purnendra Jain, Takashi Inoguchi, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew DeWit

DeWit on Jain and Inoguchi, 'Japanese Politics Today: Beyond Karaoke Democracy?'


Purnendra Jain, Takashi Inoguchi, eds. Japanese Politics Today: Beyond Karaoke Democracy? New York and Melbourne: St. Martin's Press, 1997. 248 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-17398-2; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-17394-4.

Reviewed by Andrew DeWit (Shimonoseki City University, Japan)
Published on H-Japan (May, 1998)

Author: 
Edward Friedman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Eric Dowling

Dowling on Friedman, 'The Politics of Democratization: Generalizing East Asian Experiences'


Edward Friedman, ed. The Politics of Democratization: Generalizing East Asian Experiences. Boulder and Oxford: Westview Press, 1994. xi + 276 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8133-2265-0.

Reviewed by Eric Dowling (University of New South Wales)
Published on H-Japan (March, 1998)

Author: 
Donald Denoon, Mark Hudson, Gavan McCormack, Tessa Morris-Suzuki, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jennifer M. Callans

Callans on Denoon and Hudson and McCormack and Morris-Suzuki, 'Multicultural Japan: Paleolithic to Postmodern'


Donald Denoon, Mark Hudson, Gavan McCormack, Tessa Morris-Suzuki, eds. Multicultural Japan: Paleolithic to Postmodern. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. viii + 296 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-55067-3.

Reviewed by Jennifer M. Callans (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
Published on H-Japan (March, 1998)

The Diversity of Japanese Culture

Author: 
Kozo Yamamura, ed.
Reviewer: 
James C. Baxter

Baxter on Yamamura, 'The Economic Emergence of Modern Japan'


Kozo Yamamura, ed. The Economic Emergence of Modern Japan. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xvi + 369 pp. $30.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-58946-8; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-57117-3.

Reviewed by James C. Baxter (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Japan (March, 1998)

Author: 
Peter J. Katzenstein
Reviewer: 
Glenn Hook

Hook on Katzenstein, 'Cultural Norms and National Security: Police and Military in Postwar Japan'


Peter J. Katzenstein. Cultural Norms and National Security: Police and Military in Postwar Japan. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996. xvi + 307 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3260-6.

Reviewed by Glenn Hook (University of Sheffield)
Published on H-Japan (December, 1997)

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