Japan During the Meiji (1868-1912) and Showa (1913-1989) Eras

Program Start Date: Jan 27 2020

Location: Boise, ID

The NCTA seminar “Japan During the Meiji (1868-1912) and Showa (1913-1989) Eras” explored Japan’s emergence as a global economic and military power. From the seeds of the Edo social transformation, Meiji Japan became the first non-Western power to industrialize. This transformation took place within a remarkable three decades, during which Japan’s economic growth was matched