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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This modeern organized survey of Japan’s early modern period is a remarkable blend of political, economic, intellectual, literary, and cultural history. Conrad Davis Totman born January 5, is an American historian, academic, writer, translator and Japanologist.
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Dates of Tokugawa Shogun App. It then traces the complex pattern of political, cultural, and more fundamental environmental developments that brought Japan through the harsh decades of the eighteenth century into a period of renewed social and cultural dynamism in the s.
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