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Contents What Is a Document? How to Read a Document Introduction: Isalnd Mentality Chapter One The Shogun's Realm Closing the Country A Feudal Regime Life Under the Tokugawa The Shogunate Under Challenge Chapter Two The Old Order Topples: 1853-1868 Japan's Sense of the World Perry's Arrival A Land in Transition Tumultuous Times Chapter Three Confronting the Modern World: 1868-1889 Envisioning a New World Creating a New System A New Society Chapter Four Turning Outward: 1890-1910 Rising Nationalism An Expansionist Turn A Modern, Urban Society Chapter Five Imperial Democracy: 1912-1930 The Energy of Modernity Reigning in Diversity Chapter Six The Dark Era: 1930-1945 The Militarist Turn War Chapter Seven The Reemergence: 1945-1970 An Occupied Land The Return to Normal Life The Reemergence Chapter Eight Japan As a World Power Surmounting Crises Awash in Capital As the Century Ended Timeline Further Reading Text Credits Picture Credits Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Japan History 1868-Japan History Tokugawa period, 1600-1868