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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Entrepreneurial Lumbering in Yamaguni 5. Books by Conrad D. Return to Book Page. Dan Rheingans rated it it was ok Jan 31, Tags What are tags? Lists What are lists? You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.

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jaapn Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Early Modern Japan by Conrad D. Albert rated it liked it Oct 04, Drawing on an extensive body of 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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Can I get a copy?

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Early Modern Japan by Conrad D. Totman

We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Sep 28, Alex rated it liked it. Summary This concise volume surveys three hundred years in the history of the lumber industry in early modern Tokugawa Japan.

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University of Queensland Library. 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 ottman convoluted commercial arrangements that moved timber from tomtan to city despite exceptionally severe environmental and financial obstacles.


Someone could really do some interesting work using his sort of hints about the different temporalities involved in using different resources, such as old growth forests, commercial fertilizer, etc.

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Forestry in Pre-Industrial Japan California, William He rated it liked it Oct 01, The extraordinary breadth of his sources and his remarkable ability to bring them together in a clear and engagingnarrative promise to make Early Modern Japan the standard work on the subject for years to come.

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