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Japan

Reference work entry
Part of the The Statesman's Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Further Reading

  1. Statistics Bureau of the Prime Minister’s Office (up to 2000) and Statistics Bureau of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (from 2001): Statistical Yearbook (from 1949).—Statistical Handbook (from 1958).—Monthly Statistics of Japan (from 1947–2006; online only since 2006 as Japan Monthly Statistics).—Historical Statistics (from 1868–2002)Google Scholar
  2. Economic Planning Agency (up to 2000) and Economic and Social Research Institute (from 2001) of the Cabinet Office: Economic Survey (annual), Economic Statistics (monthly), Economic Indicators (monthly)Google Scholar
  3. Ministry of International Trade and Industry (up to 2000) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (from 2001): Foreign Trade of Japan (annual)Google Scholar
  4. Allinson, G. D., Japan’s Postwar History. 1997Google Scholar
  5. Argy, V. and Stein, L., The Japanese Economy. 1996Google Scholar
  6. Bailey, P. J., Post-war Japan: 1945 to the Present. 1996Google Scholar
  7. Beasley, W. G., The Rise of Modern Japan: Political, Economic and Social Change Since 1850. 3rd ed. 2000Google Scholar
  8. Buruma, Ian, Inventing Japan: 1853–1964. 2003Google Scholar
  9. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Japan. 1993Google Scholar
  10. Cambridge History of Japan. Vols. 1–5. 1990–93Google Scholar
  11. Campbell, A. (ed.) Japan: an Illustrated Encyclopedia. 1994Google Scholar
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  13. Henshall, K. G., A History of Japan: From Stone Age to Superpower. 3rd ed. 2012Google Scholar
  14. Kingston, Jeff, Contemporary Japan: History, Politics and Social Change Since the 1980s. 2010Google Scholar
  15. McCargo, Duncan, Contemporary Japan. 3rd ed. 2012Google Scholar
  16. McClain, James, Japan: A Modern History. 2001Google Scholar
  17. Morton, W. Scott and Olenik, J. Kenneth, Japan: Its History and Culture. 2004Google Scholar
  18. Murphy, R. Taggart, Japan and the Shackles of the Past. 2014Google Scholar
  19. Pekkanen, Robert J., Reed, Steven R. and Scheiner, Ethan, (eds.) Japan Decides 2014. 2015Google Scholar
  20. Perren, R., Japanese Studies From Pre-History to 1990. 1992Google Scholar
  21. Schirokauer, C., Brief History of Japanese Civilization. 1993Google Scholar
  22. Stockwin, J., Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Japan. 2003Google Scholar
  23. Takao, Yasuo, Reinventing Japan: From Merchant Nation to Civic Nation. 2008Google Scholar
  24. Woronoff, J., The Japanese Economic Crisis. 2nd ed. 1996CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. Yoda, Tomiko, Japan After Japan: Social and Cultural Life from the Recessionary 1990s to the Present. 2006CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. National library: The National Diet Library, 1-10-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8924.Google Scholar
  27. National Statistical Office: Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, 19-1 Wakamatsu-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8668. Director-General of the Statistical Survey Department, Statistics Bureau: Masato Chino.Google Scholar

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