This highly readable book offers a rich narrative of Japan’s early modern – or Tokugawa – period (). Drawing on an extensive body of scholarship. EVERY time I have taught my course on the history of Japan’s early modern period, I have reluctantly Finally, Conrad Totman has answered the call of more. Early Modern Japan has 33 ratings and 2 reviews. Chelsea said: Whatever issues I may have with Totman – his unexamined use of words such as early modern.

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University of California Press- History – pages. You can view this on the NLA website. Open to the public Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries An Overview of Lumber Provisioning 3. Kristin Boot rated it it was amazing Jul 14, University of California Press. This thoughtfully organized survey of Japan’s early modern period is a remarkable blend of political, economic, intellectual, literary, and cultural history.

These 2 locations in Australian Capital Territory: The Process of Timber Transport 4. Dates of Tokugawa Shogun App. Advanced search Search history. Riddy rated it really liked it Jul 21, Culture and Pacification Pt. Thought and Society, Whatever issues I may have with Totman – his unexamined use of words such as “early modern,” “japan,” and “venture capital” – I admire his attention to ecological history, and his complication of the terms of the stagnation of the Tokugawa era.


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Early Modern Japan

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This earlly of an American academic is a stub. Japan — History — To Konrad rated it really liked it Dec 11, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. David rated it really liked it Jul 24, University of Hawaii Press, c The extraordinary breadth of his sources and his remarkable ability to bring them together in a clear and engagingnarrative promise to make Early Modern Japan the standard work on the subject for years to come.

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Nicholas Dawes rated it liked it Feb 23, Drawing on an extensive body of scholarship, Totman weaves together political, economic, intellectual, literary and cultural history with imagination and skill, making this the only truly comprehensive Subjects Lumber trade — Japan — History.