Japan: A Documentary History

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David John Lu
M.E. Sharpe, 1997 - History - 668 pages
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An updated and expanded edition of David Lu's acclaimed Sources of Japanese History, this compilation of primary documents presents in a clear and accessible format, with full annotation and incisive commentary by Dr. Lu, readings translated from the original Japanese that cover the full spectrum of political, economic, and diplomatic as well as cultural and intellectual history in a time span that ranges from Japan's mythological beginnings to the present. The past indeed is prologue: these documents - written by Japanese contemporaneous with the events described - provide insight not only into the past but also into Japan's contemporary civilization.
  

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Contents

Dawn of Japanese History
3
The Impact of Chinese Civilization
21
The Early Heian Period
51
Age of Uncertainty
563
Bridging the Past and Present
605
Appendices
619
Index
651
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JSTOR: Japan: A Documentary History: Volume I and II.
JAPAN: A Documentary History: Volumes I and II. By davidj. Lu. Armonk (New York) and London: me Sharpe. 1997. xv, 668 pp. (B&W photos.) US$39.95, Vol. ...
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Medieval and Early-Modern Japan
Lu, Japan: A Documentary History: 109-145 [102-141] 37. mccullough, Classical Japanese Prose: 379-392; 447-471 38——89. An Account of My Hermitage 379-392 ...
www.beloit.edu/ ~history/ robert_lafleur/ Medieval%20Japan.doc

Seminar ideas:
Japan: A Documentary History, 3-50. February 19 East Asian Empires in the Early Period ... David J. Lu, (ed.), Japan: A Documentary History, 81-201 ...
www.indiana.edu/ ~easc/ taa_seminar/ taa2003/ toledo/ Web%20Teachers'%20Seminar%20syllabus%202003.htm

HISTORY 271/AAAS 271 Japan to 1600 Syllabus: Fall, 2003 Required ...
dj Lu, Japan. A Documentary History, vol. ime Sharpe/East Gate pb. D. Keene, ed., Anthology of Japanese Literature. Grove Press pb. ...
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his course will examine Japan from prehistory through the early 1800s
Lu, Japan: A Documentary History, pp. 203-208, 219-228. Totman, Early Modern Japan, pp. 11-99. William S. Atwell, A Seventeenth-Century 'General Crisis' in ...
www.scienceandsociety.emory.edu/ piedmont/ curricula/ Ravina.doc

HIST 221-421 syllabus webpage
hardcover version, Japan: A Documentary History (Armonk, New York: me Sharpe, 1997). The less expensive format, covering only this semester, is Japan: A ...
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David J. Lu, Japan. A Documentary History, pp. 273-81. Focus: What made the Tokugawa ěgreat peaceî (taihei) work? Writing Assignment (1-2 pages, typed), ...
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History 0401, Modern East Asia, Summer Semester 2004, T/Th 6-9:15 pm
David J. Lu, Japan: A Documentary History, vol. 2. Armonk, ny: me Sharpe,. 1997. ISBN 0-765609936-6. B. Readings (in assigned order) ...
www.claytonbrown.org/ PDF%20files/ 2004%20syllabus.pdf

Hist/Jpst 310: Early Japan
David J. Lu, Japan: A Documentary History. Volume 1: The Dawn of History to the Late Tokugawa Period. me Sharpe/East Gate, 1997. ...
www.uhh.hawaii.edu/ ~dresner/ syllabi/ hist310-spring07.html

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