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On a National Assembly (Kokkairon), 1879

Teruko Craig

Teruko Craig is Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University, USA. She has translated several books from Japanese into English, including Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai (1988), The Autobiography of Shibusawa Eiichi: From Peasant to Entrepreneur (1994), Remembering Aizu: The Testament of Shiba Goro (1999) and In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun: The Autobiography of a Japanese Feminist, Hiratsuka Raicho (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Selected Essays by Fukuzawa Yukichi : On Government

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction “On a National Assembly” was published...

The Trend of the Times (Jiji taiseiron), 1882

Teruko Craig

Teruko Craig is Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University, USA. She has translated several books from Japanese into English, including Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai (1988), The Autobiography of Shibusawa Eiichi: From Peasant to Entrepreneur (1994), Remembering Aizu: The Testament of Shiba Goro (1999) and In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun: The Autobiography of a Japanese Feminist, Hiratsuka Raicho (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Selected Essays by Fukuzawa Yukichi : On Government

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction “The Trend of the Times” provides no new historical model but is a vital link in the progression of Fukuzawa’s thought. It was published in April 1882. The essay first...

Revering the Emperor (Sonnōron), 1888

Teruko Craig

Teruko Craig is Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University, USA. She has translated several books from Japanese into English, including Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai (1988), The Autobiography of Shibusawa Eiichi: From Peasant to Entrepreneur (1994), Remembering Aizu: The Testament of Shiba Goro (1999) and In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun: The Autobiography of a Japanese Feminist, Hiratsuka Raicho (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Selected Essays by Fukuzawa Yukichi : On Government

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction Among Japanese thinkers, Fukuzawa might be categorized as a rationalist. He came to nineteenth-century Western thought with an intellect formed by a Confucian education and not from any...

Fukuzawa’s Politics

Teruko Craig

Teruko Craig is Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University, USA. She has translated several books from Japanese into English, including Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai (1988), The Autobiography of Shibusawa Eiichi: From Peasant to Entrepreneur (1994), Remembering Aizu: The Testament of Shiba Goro (1999) and In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun: The Autobiography of a Japanese Feminist, Hiratsuka Raicho (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Selected Essays by Fukuzawa Yukichi : On Government

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Fukuzawa wrote an autobiography, and consequently we know more about his life during the years before and after the Meiji Restoration than we do about the lives of any other historical figure of that period. The autobiography is detailed...

The Progress of Civilization and the Stages of Government

Teruko Craig

Teruko Craig is Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University, USA. She has translated several books from Japanese into English, including Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai (1988), The Autobiography of Shibusawa Eiichi: From Peasant to Entrepreneur (1994), Remembering Aizu: The Testament of Shiba Goro (1999) and In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun: The Autobiography of a Japanese Feminist, Hiratsuka Raicho (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Selected Essays by Fukuzawa Yukichi : On Government

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Japan might have advanced from a form of feudal monarchy to a more centralized form of monarchy, but it had yet to achieve civilization and was not yet ready to become a parliamentary state. This was Fukuzawa’s judgment during the first...

Conservatism in Japan: Dealing with discontinuity

Conservative Moments : Reading Conservative Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...How will many Japanese reply, if asked, ‘how did Japan come into being?’ Some will bring up the creation of the country told by myth, others will say [it all began] with the ascension to the throne by the first Emperor Jimmu at the palace...

The Future Course of the Diet (Kokkai no zento), 1892

Teruko Craig

Teruko Craig is Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University, USA. She has translated several books from Japanese into English, including Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai (1988), The Autobiography of Shibusawa Eiichi: From Peasant to Entrepreneur (1994), Remembering Aizu: The Testament of Shiba Goro (1999) and In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun: The Autobiography of a Japanese Feminist, Hiratsuka Raicho (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Selected Essays by Fukuzawa Yukichi : On Government

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction “The Future Course of the Diet” presents what might be termed Fukuzawa’s third model of history. The first model was slow change over centuries...

Demand and education: Two categories for debate

Peter N. Stearns

Peter N. Stearns is Professor of History at George Mason University, USA. A leading expert on world history, he has authored and edited numerous acclaimed books, including The Encyclopedia of World History (2001), Globalization in World History (2009) and World Civilizations: The Global Experience (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Debating the Industrial Revolution

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This chapter presents two factors that recurrently provoke discussion in explanation of industrialization: demand for goods, and education. Both relate to the assessment of the role of people and motivation, but they involve wider...

The Division of Power (Bunkenron), 1877

Teruko Craig

Teruko Craig is Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University, USA. She has translated several books from Japanese into English, including Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai (1988), The Autobiography of Shibusawa Eiichi: From Peasant to Entrepreneur (1994), Remembering Aizu: The Testament of Shiba Goro (1999) and In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun: The Autobiography of a Japanese Feminist, Hiratsuka Raicho (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Selected Essays by Fukuzawa Yukichi : On Government

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction Roman numerals indicate Fukuzawa’s marginal notes; Arabic numerals indicate endnotes to the Commentary and Translation. In 1876...

Industrializing late: Adjusting the causes

Peter N. Stearns

Peter N. Stearns is Professor of History at George Mason University, USA. A leading expert on world history, he has authored and edited numerous acclaimed books, including The Encyclopedia of World History (2001), Globalization in World History (2009) and World Civilizations: The Global Experience (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Debating the Industrial Revolution

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Latecomer industrializations—with Japan’s heading the list—generate their own demand for explanation. Several themes predominate. First, of course, is the question of what factors carry over from the classic cases of industrialization...