Early Modern Japan by Conrad Totman

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This thoughtfully organized survey of Japan's early modern period (1568-1868) is a remarkable blend of political, economic, intellectual, literary, and cultural history. A comprehensive study in English of the Tokugawa period, it also introduces a new ecological perspective, covering natural disasters, resource use, demographics, and river control.

University of California Press, 1993.
ISBN: 9780520203563. 593 pp.
Softcover. Near fine.