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Author: Bernd Martin
ISBN13: 978-1845450472
Title: Japan and Germany in the Modern World
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Publisher: Berghahn Books; 1 edition (December 1, 2005)
Pages: 330

Japan and Germany in the Modern World by Bernd Martin



Bernd Martin is Professor of History at the University of Freiburg. One person found this helpful.

Bernd Martin's collection contradicts this impression in several ways. First, he shows that the influence of Germany on Japan was quite extensive in the late nineteenth century. Second, he argues that, despite superficial similarities in each nation's twentieth-century "fascist" phase, the aggressive nationalism of Japan and the racialist expansion of National Socialist Germany developed quite differently. This book is a collection of essays published between 1977 and 1994. A monograph probably would have smoothed over some of the choppiness of the essays.

Home Browse Books Book details, Japan and Germany in the Modern World. Japan and Germany in the Modern World. The first study of the fascinating parallelism that characterizes developments in Japan and Germany by one of Germany's leading Japan specialists. With the founding of their respective national states, the Meiji Empire in 1869 and the German Reich in 1871, Japan and Germany entered world politics. Since then both countries have developed in strikingly similar ways, and it is not surprising that these two became close allies during the Second World War, although in the end this proved a "fatal attraction.

Bernd Martin is Professor of History at the University of Freiburg. Subject: 18th/19th Century History 20th Century History. BISAC: POL000000 POLITICAL SCIENCE/General; HIS021000 HISTORY/Asia/Japan; HIS014000 ny. BIC: JPB Comparative politics; HBJ Regional & national history. Chapter 1. Fatal Affinities: the German Role in the Modernization of Japan in the Early Meiji Period (1868-1895) and its Aftermath Chapter 2. Japan during the World Economic Crisis: Big Business and Social Unrest Chapter 3. Three Forms of Fascism: Japan - Italy - Germany Chapter 4. Germany and Pearl Harbor Chapter 5. The German Japanese Alliance in the Second World War Chapter 6. The Pacific War and the Twentieth Century.

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First study of the fascinating parallelism that characterizes developments in Japan and Germany by one of Germany's leading Japan specialists.

With the founding of their respective national states, the Meiji Empire in 1869 and the German Reich in 1871, Japan and Germany entered world politics. Since then both countries have developed in strikingly similar ways, and it is not surprising that these two became close allies during the Second World War, although in the end this proved a "fatal attraction."

Reviews: 2
Vaua
This collection of essays provides insight into relationships between these two powers over a very long range of historical events. My primary interest is the late nineteenth-early twentieth centuries; the book was an excellent starting point.
Nenayally
Japan and Germany have developed in parallel starting from the late 19th Century up to the post-World War Two era. It is a amazing but very dry book, which I would suggest to all people interested in 20th Century History, Asian or European history, or World War Two.