Modern Japan: A History in Documents

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Illustrations and captions are indicated by page numbers inbold.
Abe Yasuyuki, 48
Adams, Henry A., 50
Aizawa Seishisai, 44–45
Allied Occupation government, 159–160. See also Occupation
Alphabet prints, 85
Alvares, Jorge, 21–22
Anarchism, 116
Andō Hiroshige, 41, 42
Andō Tadao, 211
Anglo-Japanese Alliance, 93–94
Arai Hakuseki, 36
Arte da Lingoa de Iapan (Rodrigues), 21
Asano Naganori, 36
Atomic bombs, 156–57
Automobiles, 111
Bakufu ([central government]), 29, 30
Bakuhan ([centralized feudalism]), 18, 29
Botswana, 202–03
Brady, Matthew, 61
Britain, relations with Japan, 93
Brundage, Avery, 178
Buchanan, James, 52
Bullet train, 178
Carletti, Francesco, 21, 22
Charter Oath, 59–60
Cherry Blossom Society, 137
Chiba Takasaburō, 71–73
Chijin no ai (Naomi)(Tanizaki), 114–15
China: Japanese attitudes toward, 85–86, 89–91; in Japanese textbooks, 198–99; relations with Japan, 25, 93, 119–21, 132, 136, 192; Twenty-One Demands, 123–24; war with, 82, 85, 89, 143–44. See also Sino-Japanese War
Chōshū domain, 48, 54
Christians and Christianity, 20, 23– 25, 44–45, 64
Citizens' movements, 192
Class system, 29–30
Closed Country Edict, 24–25
Comfort women, 153–54, 206
Comic books, 196–97
Communism and Communist Party, 108, 115, 128, 179–80
Conditions in the South Seas (Shiga), 88
Confucianism, 77, 79, 89
Constitution (1889), 58, 73–74, 81
Constitution (1947) 160, 165–67, 175–76; proposed revisions, 209–10
Consumerism, 160–61, 173–74, 195–96, 211
[Creating Culture Through Truth, Beauty, and Virtue] (Miyake), 163–64
Currency, 53, 58
Daimyō ([great names]), 18, 20, 22, 37; rules of behavior, 30–32
[Datsua ron,] (Cast-off Asia) (Fukuzama), 84–86
Daughter of the Samurai, 75–76
Dejima island, 24, 25–26, 27
Demilitarization, 160, 165, 166
Democracy and democratization, 112–13, 134, 160, 165, 168
Demonstrations. See Dissent
Diet (cabinet), 74, 119, 158, 165, 166, 167, 175, 193
Discourse by Three Drunkards (Nakai), 70
Dissent, 18, 54, 73, 96–97, 117, 127, 132, 133, 141–43, 145–46, 161, 172, 175, 180
Dodge, Joseph, 169
Drifting Cloud (Futabatei), 101–02
[Dutch learning,] 19
Dutch traders, 24, 25–27
Earthquakes, 106, 126, 187, 208–09
Economic boom, 173–74, 195–96
Economy, 18–19, 102, 131, 159–61, 169–70, 175, 176–77, 185, 186–87, 191, 192–94, 195–97, 210–11
Economy, crisis, 201–03
Edo, 18, 27, 29, 58
Education, 19, 67, 69–70, 140–41, 160, 167–69, 180–81, 185, 197–99, 211; entrance exams, 180–81, 199. See also Textbooks
Emperor (s), 33–35, 140–42, 165, 166, 167, 200–01. See also Meiji emperor, Hirohito, Taishō
Energy crisis, 185, 186, 191, 192–94
Enouye, E. R., 63
Environmental pollution, 83, 104, 161, 181–83
[Essay on Democracy, An] 112–13
Essence of the Novel (Tsubouchi), 79, 101
Eternal Storehouse of Japan, The (Ihara), 41–42
Facing Two Ways (Ishimoto), 122–23
Farmers, 67, 77–79, 131
Feminism. See Women
Feudal era, 18, 28-36
Fiction, 19, 22, 34–35, 79, 101–02
[Floating world,] 41–42
Foreign aid, from Japan, 185, 204–05
Foreign relations: Tokugawa era, 20, 23–27, 42–44, 48, 50–51; 19th century, 61–64, 65, 82, 83–86, 89–93; 20th century, 93–97, 119–21, 123–25, 131–40, 143–45, 147–57, 172–73, 175–76, 179–81, 185–87, 189–94, 197–200, 203–05
French in Japan, 65
Frois, Luis, 21
Fujii Takeshi, 133–34
Fukuda Kan'ichi, 179, 180
Fukuda Tsuneari, 179–80
Fukuzawa Yukichi, 59, 84–86, 89
Futabatei Shimei, 101–02
Geishas, 19, 41
Germany, 132
Ginza (Tokyo), 108
Grant, Ulysses S., 62
Great Pacific War. See Pacific War
Guandong Army, 136
Hachiya Michihiko, 156–57
Hagakure ([In the Shadow of Leaves]) (Yamamoto), 37–38
Haiku, 19, 41
Hamaguchi Osachi, 134, 135
Hani Motoko, 99–101
Hansard, Albert, 53
Harada Kumao, 134–35
Hashimoto Kingorō, 137–38
Hatano Isoko, 154–55
Heco, Joseph, 52

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