By Conrad Totman
- The first variation used to be commonly praised for combining sophistication and accessibility.
- Covers quite a lot of matters, together with geology, weather, agriculture, govt and politics, tradition, literature, media, international family members, imperialism, and industrialism.
- Updated to incorporate an epilogue on Japan this day and tomorrow.
- Now comprises extra on ladies in heritage and extra on foreign relations.
- Bibliographical listings were up to date and enlarged.
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A History of Japan (Blackwell History of the World) by Conrad Totman