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Foster Rhea Dulles. Yankees and Samurai: America's Role in the Emergence of Modern Japan, 1791-1900. New York: Harper & Row. 1965. 275pp.

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David Leheny. Think Global, Fear Local: Sex, Violence, and Anxiety in Contemporary Japan. Cornell University Press. 2006. 230pp.

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Mark Metzler. Lever of Empire: The International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan. University of California Press. 2006. 370pp.

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Robert A. Scalapino. The Japanese Communist Movement, 1920-1966. Rand Corporation. 1966. 511pp. Prepared for the US Air Force. Republished 1967 by the University of California Press

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John Toland. The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945. Random House. 1970. 929pp.

John W. Traphagan; John Knight (editors). Demographic Change and the Family in Japan's Aging Society. SUNY Press. 2003. 248pp.

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David Williams. Japan: Beyond the End of History. Routledge. 1994. 238pp.

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