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Publisher: Trieste Publishing
Language: English
ISBN: 9781760572303
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.25 inches

Japanese Fairy Tales

Lafcadio Hearn

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Books on the History of Japan often begin with a discussion of the Imperial eras that culminated in the Heian period (794-1185AD), which was followed by decline and fragmentation into shogunates, and reunification during the Edo period (1600–1868). The US Perry's Expedition in 1853–54 disrupted Japan's isolation. The subsequent Emperor Meiji period (1868-1912) transformed Japan into a major industrial and military power. However, increasing militarism resulted in catastrophic consequences due to Japan's invasions of Manchuria and China, and 1941 attack on the US. Titles include: Feudal and Modern Japan, Japan and Its Regeneration, The battle of Tsu-Shima, between the Japanese and Russian fleets, fought on 27th May 1905, The development of the anti-Japanese agitation in the United States, The Empire of Japan: Brief Sketch of the Geography, History and Constitution, The fall of Tsingtau; with a study of Japan's ambitions in China, and The white peril in the Far East; an interpretation of the significance of the Russo-Japanese War.

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Books about Travel in Japan describe aspects of travel and adventure in the "Land of the Rising Sun", which include such contrasting sites as the urban sprawl of Tokio and historical Kyoto, to the magnificent Mount Fuji, and skiing in Hokkaido. Titles include: A Japanese Interior, Railway Transportation in Japan, The awakening of Japan, The diary of a Japanese convert, The Gist of Japan: The Islands, Their People and Missions, and When I Was a Boy in Japan.

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Books about Civilization are concerned with the development of structured societies that grow to require urban planning, develop social and cultural elites, and forms of writing for record keeping, complex organization and transfer of ideas. Almost invariably, the process of civilization results in the growth of empires, and subjugation of less civilized peoples. Titles include: Ancient Man: The Beginning of Civilizations, Syllabus: Introduction to the History of European Civilization, Evolution and Culture, The Pivot of Civilization, The Western Hemisphere Idea: Its Rise and Decline, The decay of capitalist civilisation, and The fate of empires; being an inquiry into the stability of civilisation.

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