The Making of Modern Japan – Third Edition
- Kenneth Pyle
- Publisher: XanEdu Publishing Inc.
- Date: 2017
Analyzing the dynamics of historical change, this concise and readable text discusses the major forces in Japan’s development from 1600 to the present day, including samurai officialdom, industrialization, militarism, and social values. The focus is not on political details but rather on the dynamics of historical change. Kenneth B. Pyle presents a broad sweeping narrative of Japan s development from a fragmented, agrarian society at the end of the 16th century to today’s powerful member of the international community.