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Inventing Japan - 1853-1964

Ian Buruma

LA Times Book Award winner and expert on the past and present Japan, Ian Buruma examines the transformation of a country. Following Japan’s history from its opening to the West in 1853 to its hosting of the 1964 Olympics, Buruma focuses on how figures such as Commodore Matthew Perry, Douglas MacArthur, and Emperor Mitsushito helped shape this complex country.

LA Times Book Award winner and expert on the past and present Japan, Ian Buruma examines the transformation of a country. Following Japan’s history from its opening to the West in 1853 to its hosting of the 1964 Olympics, Buruma focuses on how figures such as Commodore Matthew Perry, Douglas MacArthur, and Emperor Mitsushito helped shape this complex country.
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LA Times Book Award winner and expert on the past and present Japan, Ian Buruma examines the transformation of a country. Following Japan’s history from its opening to the West in 1853 to its hosting of the 1964 Olympics, Buruma focuses on how figures such as Commodore Matthew Perry, Douglas MacArthur, and Emperor Mitsushito helped shape this complex country.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Nelson Runger

Length:

6h 39m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:14


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:08


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:45


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

53:44


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

36:05


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

35:38


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

51:35


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

53:53


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

43:43


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

55:02


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

33:49


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

23:12