Edited by Andrew Andersen

 

AN OUTLINE OF JAPANESE HISTORY

 

JAPANA

 

ccccb2c607aef13a423520febba01987--japanese-mask-mask-making

 

 

8bee1f2b684b03073f9fc3674e468978--japanese-mask-masks-art

 

 

 

 

 

     CONTENTS

 

 

Andrew Andersen

A BRIEF HISTORY OF JAPAN (Lectures at UVic)

 

South Kuriles/Northern Territories:

A Stumbling-block in Russia-Japan Relations

 

Miyazaki Masakatsu

THE LEGEND OF “ZIPPANGU”, THE LAND OF GOLD

 

 

SPECIAL TOPICS

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

japanese-red-lacquer-and-gilded-cypress-wood-n-mask

                      

 

 

 

 

BACK

 

  RECOMMENDED READING:

BOOKS 3

 

     R.H.P. Mason, A History of Japan: Revised Edition (Toronto, 1998)

     Colin McEvedy, The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Pacific (London, 1997)

     Richard Sims, Japanese Political History since the Msiji Renovation (New York, 2001)

 

     ADDITIONAL READING:

 

     Michael Green, Arming Japan (New York, 1995)

     Chalmers Johnson, Okinawa: Cold War Island (Cardiff, 1999)

     Declan Hayes, Japan: the Toothless Tiger (Boston, 2001)

     David E. Kaplan, Yakuza: Japan’s Criminal Underworld (London, 2003)

     Marco Polo, The Travels (New York, 2003)