This highly readable book offers a rich narrative of Japan’s early modern – or Tokugawa – period (). Drawing on an extensive body of scholarship. EVERY time I have taught my course on the history of Japan’s early modern period, I have reluctantly Finally, Conrad Totman has answered the call of more. Early Modern Japan has 33 ratings and 2 reviews. Chelsea said: Whatever issues I may have with Totman – his unexamined use of words such as early modern.

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Early Modern Japan by Conrad D. Totman

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Can I get a copy? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In earlier works, Conrad Totman examined environmental aspects of Japan’s early modern forest history; here he guides readers through the inner workings of lumber provision for urban construction, providing a wealth of detail on commercial and technological systems of provision while focusing on the convoluted commercial arrangements that moved timber from forest to city despite exceptionally severe environmental and financial obstacles.


These 2 locations in Victoria: The author broadens the context still further by bringing a unique ecological perspective to his subject, examining such topics as natural disasters, resource use and depletion, demographics, and river control. Academic account of Japan from the beginning of the Shogun era to the Meiji restoration. Nicholas Dawes rated it liked it Feb 23, Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

These 6 locations in All: This single location in Queensland: It then traces the complex pattern of political, cultural, and more fundamental environmental developments that brought Japan through the harsh decades of the eighteenth century into a moderh of renewed social and cultural dynamism in the s.

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The Period of Stasis II. Janice Orlando rated it liked it Oct 05, Australian National University Library. English-Language Approaches to Tokugawa Commerce 2. Further information on the Library’s opening hours is available at: The Tokugawa Heyday, Trivia About Early Modern Japan.


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Forestry in Pre-Industrial Japan California, Summary This concise volume surveys three hundred years in the history of the lumber industry in early modern Japab Japan. Skip to content Skip to search. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Early Modern Japan

Conrad Davis Totman born January 5, is an American historian, academic, ottman, translator and Japanologist. Want to Read saving…. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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