This highly readable book offers a rich narrative of Japan’s early modern – or Tokugawa – period (). Drawing on an extensive body of scholarship. EVERY time I have taught my course on the history of Japan’s early modern period, I have reluctantly Finally, Conrad Totman has answered the call of more. Early Modern Japan has 33 ratings and 2 reviews. Chelsea said: Whatever issues I may have with Totman – his unexamined use of words such as early modern.

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Totman’s published writings encompass 39 works in publications in 4 languages and 7, library holdings. Struggling to Stand Still, Advanced search Search history. David rated it really liked it Dec 10, Whatever issues I may have with Totman – his unexamined use of words such as “early modern,” movern and “venture capital” – I admire his jaan to ecological history, and his complication of the terms of the stagnation of the Tokugawa era.


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Mandie rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 4 of 4. Totman enlivens his book throughout with biographical detail, forthright interpretation, and frequent quotations from primary sources. How do I find a book? The Tokugawa Heyday, Public Private login e.

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Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page. Special Collections and University Archives, Eraly. Open to the public ; YY Dan Rheingans rated it it was ok Jan 31, These 2 locations in Victoria: This thoughtfully organized survey of Japan’s early modern period is a remarkable blend of political, economic, intellectual, literary, and cultural history.

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