The Resource Japan : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Ronald E. Dolan and Robert L. Worden

Japan : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Ronald E. Dolan and Robert L. Worden

Label
Japan : a country study
Title
Japan
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Ronald E. Dolan and Robert L. Worden
Title variation
Country studies, Japan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NjRocCCS
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS806
LC item number
.J223 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dolan, Ronald E.
  • Worden, Robert L
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series,
  • DA pam
  • HeinOnline world constitutions illustrated
Series volume
550-30
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Japan
Target audience
specialized
Label
Japan : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Ronald E. Dolan and Robert L. Worden
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Supersedes the 1983 ed."--Pref
  • ©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 511-571) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Early developments. Ancient cultures ; Kofun period, ca. A.D. 300-710 -- Nara and Heian periods, A.D. 710-1185. Economic, social, and administrative developments ; Cultural developments and the establishment of Buddhism ; The Fujiwara regency ; The rise of the military class -- Kamakura and Muromachi periods, 1185-1573. The Bakufu and the Hōjō regency ; The flourishing of Buddhism ; Mongol invasions ; Civil war ; Ashikaga Bakufu ; Economic and cultural developments ; Provincial wars and foreign contacts -- Reunification, 1573-1600 -- Tokugawa period, 1600-1867. Rule of Shogun and Daimyō ; Seclusion and social control ; Economic development ; Intellectual trends ; Decline of the Tokugawa -- The emergence of modern Japan, 1868-1919. The Meiji restoration ; Foreign relations ; Opposition to the Meiji oligarchy ; The development of representative government ; Modernization and industrialization ; Overseas expansion ; Political rivalries ; World War I -- Between the wars, 1920-36. Two-party system ; Diplomacy ; The rise of the militarists -- World War II and the occupation, 1941-52 -- Toward a new century, 1953-84 -- Physical setting. Composition, topography, and drainage ; Geographic regions ; Climate ; Earthquakes ; Pollution -- Population. Population density ; Age structure ; Migration ; Minorities -- Values and beliefs. Values ; Religious and philosophical traditions -- Social organization. Family ; Neighborhood ; Workplace ; Popular culture ; Gender stratification and the lives of women ; Age stratification and the elderly -- Health care and social welfare -- Education / Robert L. August. Historical background ; Education reform ; Contemporary setting ; Preschool and day care ; Primary and secondary education ; After-school education ; Higher education ; Social education -- The arts / Jane T. Griffin. Visual arts ; Performing arts ; Literature ; Films and television -- Patterns of development. Revolutionary change ; The evolving occupational structure -- The role of government and business. Industrial policy ; Monetary and fiscal policy -- The financial system -- Public corporations -- Private enterprise -- The culture of Japanese management -- Employment and labor relations. Employment, wages, and working conditions ; The structure of Japan's labor market ; Aging and retirement of the labor force ; Social insurance and minimum wage systems ; Labor unions -- Infrastructure and technology. Construction ; Mining ; Energy ; Research and development -- Industry. Basic manufactures ; Domestic trade and services -- Transportation and communications. Railroads and subways ; Roads ; Maritime transportation ; Civil aviation ; Telecommunications -- Agriculture, forestry, and fishing -- Living standards -- Postwar development -- Trade and investment institutions. The Ministry of International Trade and Industry ; The Japan External Trade Organization ; Trading companies ; Financial institutions ; Foreign aid institutions ; International trade and development institutions -- Foreign trade policies. Export policies ; Import policies -- Level and commodity composition of trade. Exports ; Imports ; Balance of merchandise trade --
  • [cont.] Balance of payments accounts. Services and the current account ; Capital flows ; The value of the yen -- Trade and investment relations. United States and Canada ; Noncommunist Asia ; Western Europe ; The Middle East ; Oceania ; Latin America ; Africa ; Communist countries -- International economic cooperation and aid -- Major international industries. Motor vehicles ; Consumer electronics ; Computers ; Semiconductors ; Iron and steel ; Industries of the future -- The postwar constitution. The status of the emperor ; The Article 9 "No War" clause ; Rights and duties of citizens -- The structure of government. The legislature ; The cabinet and ministries ; Local government ; The electoral system ; The judicial system -- Contemporary political values. Community and leadership ; Consensus building -- Interest groups. Business interests ; Small business ; Agricultural cooperatives ; Labor organizations ; Professional associations and citizen and consumer movements -- The mass media and politics -- The Liberal Democratic Party. Party history and basic principles ; Party structure ; The Liberal Democratic Party in national elections -- Bureaucrats and the policy-making process. The civil service ; Policy-making dynamics ; The budget process -- The opposition parties. Japan Socialist Party ; Kōmeitō ; Japan Communist Party ; Democratic Socialist Party ; Other parties and independents -- Political extremists -- Major foreign policy goals and strategies. Early developments ; Postwar developments -- Foreign policy formulation. Institutional framework ; The role of domestic policies -- An overview of Japan's foreign relations. Relations with the United States ; Relations with China ; Relations with the Soviet Union ; Relations with other Asia-Pacific countries ; Relations with other countries -- International cooperation. United Nations ; Other organizations ; International banks ; Policy after the Cold War -- Militarism before 1945. The bushidō code ; The modernization of the military, 1868-1931 ; World War II -- The self-defense forces. Early development ; Strategic considerations ; Place in national life ; Missions ; Organization, training, and equipment ; Recruitment and conditions of service ; Uniforms, ranks, and insignia ; Defense spending ; The defense industry ; Military relations with the United States -- Public order and internal security. The police system ; The criminal justice system ; Crime ; Civil disturbances ; Criminal procedure ; The penal system -- List of figures. Administrative divisions of Japan, 1990 ; The Japanese empire during World War II ; Topography and drainage ; Age-sex distribution, 1988 ; Structure of the education system, 1987 ; Transportation network, 1989 ; Structure of national government, 1990 ; Structure of local government, 1990 ; House of Representatives elections, 1958-90 ; Principal organizations, foreign policy formulation and execution, 1988 ; Northern territories dispute, 1990 ; Deployment of the ground, maritime, and air self-defense forces, 1990 ; Ranks and insignia of the self-defense forces, 1990 ; Organization of the National Police Agency, 1989
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th edition
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvi, 610 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Japan : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Ronald E. Dolan and Robert L. Worden
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Supersedes the 1983 ed."--Pref
  • ©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 511-571) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Early developments. Ancient cultures ; Kofun period, ca. A.D. 300-710 -- Nara and Heian periods, A.D. 710-1185. Economic, social, and administrative developments ; Cultural developments and the establishment of Buddhism ; The Fujiwara regency ; The rise of the military class -- Kamakura and Muromachi periods, 1185-1573. The Bakufu and the Hōjō regency ; The flourishing of Buddhism ; Mongol invasions ; Civil war ; Ashikaga Bakufu ; Economic and cultural developments ; Provincial wars and foreign contacts -- Reunification, 1573-1600 -- Tokugawa period, 1600-1867. Rule of Shogun and Daimyō ; Seclusion and social control ; Economic development ; Intellectual trends ; Decline of the Tokugawa -- The emergence of modern Japan, 1868-1919. The Meiji restoration ; Foreign relations ; Opposition to the Meiji oligarchy ; The development of representative government ; Modernization and industrialization ; Overseas expansion ; Political rivalries ; World War I -- Between the wars, 1920-36. Two-party system ; Diplomacy ; The rise of the militarists -- World War II and the occupation, 1941-52 -- Toward a new century, 1953-84 -- Physical setting. Composition, topography, and drainage ; Geographic regions ; Climate ; Earthquakes ; Pollution -- Population. Population density ; Age structure ; Migration ; Minorities -- Values and beliefs. Values ; Religious and philosophical traditions -- Social organization. Family ; Neighborhood ; Workplace ; Popular culture ; Gender stratification and the lives of women ; Age stratification and the elderly -- Health care and social welfare -- Education / Robert L. August. Historical background ; Education reform ; Contemporary setting ; Preschool and day care ; Primary and secondary education ; After-school education ; Higher education ; Social education -- The arts / Jane T. Griffin. Visual arts ; Performing arts ; Literature ; Films and television -- Patterns of development. Revolutionary change ; The evolving occupational structure -- The role of government and business. Industrial policy ; Monetary and fiscal policy -- The financial system -- Public corporations -- Private enterprise -- The culture of Japanese management -- Employment and labor relations. Employment, wages, and working conditions ; The structure of Japan's labor market ; Aging and retirement of the labor force ; Social insurance and minimum wage systems ; Labor unions -- Infrastructure and technology. Construction ; Mining ; Energy ; Research and development -- Industry. Basic manufactures ; Domestic trade and services -- Transportation and communications. Railroads and subways ; Roads ; Maritime transportation ; Civil aviation ; Telecommunications -- Agriculture, forestry, and fishing -- Living standards -- Postwar development -- Trade and investment institutions. The Ministry of International Trade and Industry ; The Japan External Trade Organization ; Trading companies ; Financial institutions ; Foreign aid institutions ; International trade and development institutions -- Foreign trade policies. Export policies ; Import policies -- Level and commodity composition of trade. Exports ; Imports ; Balance of merchandise trade --
  • [cont.] Balance of payments accounts. Services and the current account ; Capital flows ; The value of the yen -- Trade and investment relations. United States and Canada ; Noncommunist Asia ; Western Europe ; The Middle East ; Oceania ; Latin America ; Africa ; Communist countries -- International economic cooperation and aid -- Major international industries. Motor vehicles ; Consumer electronics ; Computers ; Semiconductors ; Iron and steel ; Industries of the future -- The postwar constitution. The status of the emperor ; The Article 9 "No War" clause ; Rights and duties of citizens -- The structure of government. The legislature ; The cabinet and ministries ; Local government ; The electoral system ; The judicial system -- Contemporary political values. Community and leadership ; Consensus building -- Interest groups. Business interests ; Small business ; Agricultural cooperatives ; Labor organizations ; Professional associations and citizen and consumer movements -- The mass media and politics -- The Liberal Democratic Party. Party history and basic principles ; Party structure ; The Liberal Democratic Party in national elections -- Bureaucrats and the policy-making process. The civil service ; Policy-making dynamics ; The budget process -- The opposition parties. Japan Socialist Party ; Kōmeitō ; Japan Communist Party ; Democratic Socialist Party ; Other parties and independents -- Political extremists -- Major foreign policy goals and strategies. Early developments ; Postwar developments -- Foreign policy formulation. Institutional framework ; The role of domestic policies -- An overview of Japan's foreign relations. Relations with the United States ; Relations with China ; Relations with the Soviet Union ; Relations with other Asia-Pacific countries ; Relations with other countries -- International cooperation. United Nations ; Other organizations ; International banks ; Policy after the Cold War -- Militarism before 1945. The bushidō code ; The modernization of the military, 1868-1931 ; World War II -- The self-defense forces. Early development ; Strategic considerations ; Place in national life ; Missions ; Organization, training, and equipment ; Recruitment and conditions of service ; Uniforms, ranks, and insignia ; Defense spending ; The defense industry ; Military relations with the United States -- Public order and internal security. The police system ; The criminal justice system ; Crime ; Civil disturbances ; Criminal procedure ; The penal system -- List of figures. Administrative divisions of Japan, 1990 ; The Japanese empire during World War II ; Topography and drainage ; Age-sex distribution, 1988 ; Structure of the education system, 1987 ; Transportation network, 1989 ; Structure of national government, 1990 ; Structure of local government, 1990 ; House of Representatives elections, 1958-90 ; Principal organizations, foreign policy formulation and execution, 1988 ; Northern territories dispute, 1990 ; Deployment of the ground, maritime, and air self-defense forces, 1990 ; Ranks and insignia of the self-defense forces, 1990 ; Organization of the National Police Agency, 1989
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th edition
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvi, 610 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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