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6 edition of A History of Showa Japan, 1926-1989 found in the catalog.

A History of Showa Japan, 1926-1989

by Nakamura, Takafusa

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Published by University of Tokyo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Social history,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History: World,
  • Japan - History - 20th Century,
  • History - General History,
  • Japan,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • History / Asia,
  • 1926-1989,
  • History,
  • Shåowa period,1926-1989

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEdwin Whenmouth (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8305386M
    ISBN 10086008521X
    ISBN 109780860085218

    Book Overview A fascinating period in Japanese history explored by a master of manga Showa - A History of Japan is the first volume of Shigeru Mizuki's meticulously researched historical portrait of twentieth-century Japan. Review: 'Showa A History of Japan' is an a masterpiece of storytelling from a great Japanese masterOverall ScoreReader Rating: (0 Votes)Note: this book was translated by Comics Bulletin’s Zack Davisson but the translation is not discussed in this review. Shigeru Mizuki is one of the world’s greatest comic storytellers. This outstanding Japanese cartoonist is [ ].

      Buy Showa A History of Japan (Showa: A History of Japan) 01 by Shigeru Mizuki (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Reviews: Showa: A History of Japan, This is the first in a series of books covering the Showa history of Japan. They are done by Shigeru Mizuki who is a famous manga artist in Japan. The books in this series cover the time period leading up to Japan's involvement in World War II, Japan during the war and Japan after the war.

    A history of Shōwa Japan, / by: Nakamura, Takafusa, Published: () War, conflict and security in Japan and Asia-Pacific, the writings of Louis Allen / by: Allen, Louis, Which is a really interesting pairing with the subject matter - Showa is a history of Japan in the Showa era, spanning the ‘20s through the late ‘80s, a period of massive transition for Japan that I mostly knew from broad strokes. He switches back and forth between a hyper-detailed realistic style that looks like (and sometimes is) tracing.


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A History of Showa Japan, 1926-1989 by Nakamura, Takafusa Download PDF EPUB FB2

A History of Showa Japan, [Nakamura, Professor Takafusa, Whenmouth, Professor Edwin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A History of Showa Japan, Cited by: Showa: A History of Japan, known in Japan as Comic Showa-shi (Japanese: コミック昭和史, Hepburn: Komikku Shōwa-shi, A History of Showa Japan "A Comics History of the Showa Era"), is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Shigeru Mizuki.A semi autobiographical work, this manga describes the author's experiences growing up during the Shōwa h publisher: ᴺᴀ Drawn and Quarterly.

1926-1989 book With a major new introduction by Stephen S. Large, the set provides a comprehensive guide for teachers and students of Showa Japan.

The Showa Period covers the reign of Emperor Hirohito (), encompassing war and the destruction of the Japanese empire, the Occupation, recovery from the ruins of war and Japan's emergence as an economic. For Japan, the reign of Emperor Hirohito - the Showa Era - is all but synonymous with the history of the twentieth century.

The story is a dramatic one, with a fascinating cast of characters. In this volume, it is told by one of Japan's most respected economists and historians. Takafusa Nakamura, an almost exact contemporary of the Showa emperor, brings alive not only the events and historical.

Get this from a library. A history of Shōwa Japan, [Takafusa Nakamura; Edwin Whenmouth] -- For Japan, the reign of Emperor Hirohito - the Showa Era - is all but synonymous with the history of the twentieth century.

The story is a dramatic one, with a fascinating cast of characters. In this. A History of Showa Japan, by Nakamura, Takafusa, ApUniversity of Tokyo Press edition, Hardcover in EnglishCited by: History of Japan ISBN,Summary A manga history of Japan during the Showa era, which encompassed the reign of Emperor Hirohito and spanned the years Contents [Volume 1].

[Volume 2]. [Volume 3]. A fascinating period in Japanese history explored by a master of manga "Showa A History of Japan" is the first volume of Shigeru Mizuki's meticulously researched historical portrait of twentieth-century Japan.

This volume deals with the period leading up to World War II, a time of high unemployment and other economic hardships caused by the Great Depression/5(). Recent posts and exchanges in other General Forum threads has convinced me there may be some interest here in exploring Japanese History & Culture, specifically what is known as the Showa Period ().

I thought I would open this topic. The Shōwa era (昭和, Shōwa) or Modern Showa refers to the period of Japanese history corresponding to the reign of Emperor Shōwa from Decem until his death on January 7, It was preceded by the Taishō pre and post-war Shōwa periods are almost-completely different states: the pre Shōwa era (–) concerns the Empire of Japan, and post   Showa: A History of Japan offers compelling reading for anyone interested in manga as a form of artistic and political expression—and in the current political conflicts in East Asia.

A master cartoonist and war vet details Japan’s involvement in World War II Showa – A History of Japan continues the award-winning author Shigeru Mizuki’s autobiographical and historical account of Showa-era Japan.

This volume covers the final moments of the lead-up to World War II and the first few years of the Pacific War, and is a chilling reminder of the harshn/5(91).A history of Showa Japan, / Takafusa Nakamura ; translated by Edwin Whenmouth University of Tokyo Press [Tokyo, Japan] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Showa A History of Japan is the first volume of Shigeru Mizuki’s meticulously researched historical portrait of twentieth century Japan. This volume deals with the period leading up to World War II, a time of high unemployment and other economic hardships caused by the Great Depression.

Get this from a library. Shōwa Japan: political, economic and social history, Vol. 1, [Stephen S Large;]. The Showa era in Japan is the span from Decemto January 7, The name Showa can be translated as "the era of enlightened peace," but it can also mean "the era of Japanese glory."This year period corresponds with the reign of Emperor Hirohito, the country's longest-ruling emperor in history, whose posthumous name is the Showa Emperor.

Click to read more about A History of Showa Japan, by Takafusa Nakamura. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers All about A History of Showa Japan, by Takafusa Nakamura.4/5.

The Shōwa period was preceded by the Taishō period (–26) and was followed by the Heisei period (–). The first part of the Shōwa, from Hirohito’s enthronement in to the end of World War II inis known as the early Shōwa period.

It is noted principally for the rise of militarism in Japan, Japanese aggression in China and elsewhere in East and Southeast Asia, and the. he lived through the entirety of the longest, most perturbed period in Japanese history — the reign of Emperor Showa, or Hirohito, which lasted from to A fascinating period in Japanese history explored by a master of manga.

Showa – A History of Japan is the first volume of Shigeru Mizuki's meticulously researched historical portrait of twentieth-century Japan. This volume deals with the period leading up to World War II, a time of high unemployment and other economic hardships caused by the Great Depression.

Bottom line first:Showa; A History of Japan picks up with author, artist Shigeru Mizuki’s combination autobiography and history of Japan’s Showa period. He is now an irresponsible youth with no faith in his future.

His country has been at war for years and the effects.Background Comic Showa-shi received the Kodansha Manga Award in the General category in The series was published in English as Showa: A History of Japan by Drawn & Quarterly in 4 volumes from Novem to Octo The 2nd & 3rd English volumes won the Eisner Award for Best U.S.

Edition of International Material—Asia.But before all of the books and acclaim, he lived through the events described in this historical (and personal) account of Japan’s Showa period.

Named for Emperor Hirohito, this era stretches from toencompassing the second Sino-Japanese War, the .