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
Yoshimune and the Kyoho Reform. Drawing on an extensive body nodern scholarship, Totman weaves together political, economic, intellectual, literary and cultural history with imagination and skill, making this the only truly comprehensive and up to date study in English of these three centuries of Japanese history. Based on scrupulous scholarship in the vast Japanese secondary literature on forest history, The Lumber Industry in Early Modern Japan brings to light materials previously unavailable in English and synthesizes these within a thoughtful ecological framework.
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cojrad David rated it really liked it Jul 24, The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic jspan of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions. 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.
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Summary This concise volume surveys three hundred years in the history of the lumber industry in early modern Tokugawa Japan. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links The author broadens the context still further by bringing a unique ecological perspective to his subject, examining such topics cohrad natural disasters, resource use and depletion, demographics, and river control.
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Open to the public Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries Totman was born in Conway, Massachusetts. The book begins with the story of a century and a half of extraordinary growth that culminated in the urban cultural blossoming of the Genroku modefn roughly to Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 4 of 4. National Library of Australia.
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Details Collect From YY Its penetrating examination of the patterns of cooperation and conflict throughout the industry adds significantly to the scholarly corpus that challenges the tptman image of Tokugawa rulers and merchants as social enemies. Dan Rheingans rated it it was ok Jan 31, Janice Orlando rated it liked it Oct 05,