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- DescriptionIntroductory chapters cover Japan's historic love-hate relationship with China, then an in-depth analysis of three themes: Japan's turn to the West; Japan's return to the East; from war to peace. The book explains why Japanese modern writers oscillate between East and West.
- Author BiographyBorn in 1931, Sukehiro Hirakawa is a doyen of intercultural relations and Professor Emeritus at Tokyo University. Over his long academic career, he has taught in Japan, France, North America, China and Taiean, and famously, is the Japanese translator of Dante's 'Divine Comedy'. Among his extensive writings is an important contribution to 'The Cambridge History of Japan' (Vol. 5, 1989), analysing the Western impact and the Japanese response.
- Author(s)Sukehiro Hirakawa
- Date of Publication26/05/2005
- SubjectInternational Relations
- Place of PublicationFolkestone
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintGlobal Oriental Ltd
- Weight1000 g
- Width145 mm
- Height225 mm
- Spine40 mm
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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