This is a concise, reliable guide to the people, places, events, and ideas of significance from the Meiji Restoration to the present.
Table of Contents
List of Maps Preface Guide to Use of the Dictionary List of Abbreviations Concise Dictionary of Modern Japanese History Appendices 1. Era Names 2. Emperors Since 3· Population of Japan, 1872-1977 4. Development of Political Parties in Modern Japan 5· Japanese Cabinets Since the Introduction of the Cabinet System in 1885 Glossary Japanese-English Index