- Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
- Seitenzahl: 660
- Erscheinungstermin: 19. Juni 2000
- Abmessung: 254mm x 178mm x 35mm
- Gewicht: 1221g
- ISBN-13: 9780631214472
- ISBN-10: 063121447X
- Artikelnr.: 13595426
Part I: Beginnings.
Part II: The Age of Dispersed Agriculturalists (400 BCE - 1250CE).
Part III: The Age of Intensive Agriculture (1250-1890).
Part IV: The Age of Industrialism: Early Decades(1890-Present).
Epilogue: Japan Today and Tomorrow.
A. Tables I-X.
B. Chinese Words: Wade-Giles & Pinyin Orthographies.
C. Glossary of Japanese Terms.
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