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Black Ships To Mushroom Clouds A Story Of Japan S Stormy Century 1853 1945

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Author: Arne Markland
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1312857277
Size: 38.96 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 189
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Book Description: The arrival of Commodore Perry's four black ships rudely awakened Japan from centuries of slumber and isolation. The Japanese soon realized their feudal system needed to lay a foundation for a modern military. Japan's shortages of tin, steel, rubber and oil eventually led to WWII, culminating in the atomic bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

A Century Of Discovery

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Author: Theodor Vogel
Size: 38.74 MB
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Category : America
Languages : en
Pages : 364
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The Century For Young People

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Author: Peter Jennings
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0375893954
Size: 27.56 MB
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Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Languages : en
Pages : 128
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Book Description: Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an accessible narrative that makes history come alive. Adapted from the #1 national bestseller especially for young readers! The twentieth century was a time of tremendous change, the most eventful hundred years in human history. Join Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster for a fascinating journey back in time to experience, through vivid first-person accounts, the most surprising and the most terrifying events of the past hundred years. These are the voices of ordinary people--children and adults--who were part of history in the making. Their joys and sorrows, their hopes and fears provide a compelling insider's look at momentous events that have reshaped the world. The Century for Young People is a riveting read and an essential research resource. It is the story of our time for all time.

The Century

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Languages : en
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Strategic Capitalism

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Author: Kent E. Calder
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691044750
Size: 28.61 MB
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Category : Political Science
Languages : en
Pages : 373
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Book Description: Drawing on previously unexamined Japanese sources, he clearly shows the difficulties experienced by the government in picking potential industrial winners, together with its successes at the constructive but more limited tasks of providing public infrastructure, encouraging technological borrowing across industries, and promoting mixed public-private enterprises.