A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present

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Index
Abe Isoo, 134, 197
Abe Masahiro, 48, 51, 52
Abe Nobuyuki, 207
advertising industry, 266–67, 307
Agricultural Basic Law, 279
agriculture, 2, 95, 194, 307; mechanization of, 254; rice, 4, 25, 26, 162, 214, 215, 279; in Tokugawa period, 9, 27; wartime, 214, 215
AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome), 319–20
Ainu people, 17, 75, 259
air raids, 222, 225
Aizawa Saburō, 198
Aizawa Yasushi (Seishisai), 19, 44, 45, 52, 67, 77
Aizu domain, 52, 55, 56, 59
Akihito, Crown Prince, 265, 310, 311
Akutagawa Ryūnosuke, 159
Allied Council for Japan, 229; members of, 355n9b. See also Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers
All-Japan Federation of Student Self-Governing Associations (Zengakuren), 275, 283
Amaterasu, 6, 137
anarchism, 134, 167
The Anatomy of Dependence (Amae on kōzō; Doi Takeo), 301
Ancient Learning (Kogaku), School of, 37, 43
Anglo-Japanese alliance (1902), 173
Anpo. See U.S.-Japan Security Treaty
Ansei Purge (1858), 54
Anti-Comintern Pact (1936), 207
anti-foreignism, 92
anti-modernism, 219–21
anti-nuclear movement, 274, 275
anti-tax movements, 125
Anti-Terrorism Law, 331
anti-treaty protests, 274, 276
anti-war movements, 275, 282–83, 285, 319
Arahata Kanson, 167
Araki Sadao, 180, 197, 198
Arisawa Hiromi, 192, 272
art, 38–39, 94, 109, 113; market in, 308; in Tokugawa era, 160; ukiyo-e, 38, 108. See also literature; music; theater
artisans, 15–16, 20, 36; traveling, 160
Asahara Shōko, 318–19
Asahi Shinbun (newspaper), 79
Asano zaibatsu, 231
Asanuma Inejirō
ASEAN. See Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Ashio copper mine, 97
Asia, 210, 212, 295; colonial possessions in, 174; effects of World War I in, 139; hegemony in, 74, 131, 180, 186, 208, 238; occupation of Southeast, 298; Soviet power in, 207; Western power in, 207
Asian Monetary Fund, 331
Asō Hisashi, 197
assassinations, 182, 187, 189, 190, 195, 198, 200, 202, 279
assemblies, national, 78, 79, 83, 84, 85, 93
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), 297
Association to Write New Textbooks, 332
atomic bombs, 223, 224, 225, 227, 332; survivors of (hibakusha), 274
Aum Shinrikyō, 318–19, 324
automobile industry, 248, 268, 293
bakufu (tent government; military government), 3, 17, 56, 57; and foreign trade, 48–51; Tokugawa, 11, 15, 37; and villages, 16, 26
bakumatsu (men of action), 81, 92
banking, 96, 97, 183, 248; 1927 crisis in, 140, 142, 143; in 1990s, 316–17, 325, 328
Bank of Taiwan, 142
Basic Law for a Gender-Equal Society (1999), 329
Beresford, Charles, 118
Berlin Wall, 310
Bikini Island, 274
biological warfare, 220
Bird, Isabella, 32
birth control, 264
birthrate, 304, 323, 329
black market, 228, 240
Black River Society, 167
Bolsheviks, Russian, 167, 175
Bose, Subhas Chandra, 211
Boxer Rebellion (China), 120
Buddhism, 4–5, 35, 154, 188; and Christianity, 111; and Confucianism, 6, 36; and festivals, 253, 255; ikkō (single-minded) sects of, 10; Nichiren, 5, 261; and popular religions, 45, 159; Pure Land, 5; and Shinto, 110; temples of, 17, 261; Zen, 5, 35
bullet train, 254, 255, 266
bunraku puppet theater, 39–40, 81–83, 94
Buraku Liberation League, 262
burakumin (village people), 65, 154, 259, 261–62
Buraku Special Measures Law (1969), 262

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