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Hall, John Whitney 1916-1997

Overview
Works: 160 works in 923 publications in 7 languages and 12,814 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Bibliography  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Author of introduction, Adapter
Classifications: DS835, 952
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Most widely held works about John Whitney Hall
 
Most widely held works by John Whitney Hall
Japan from prehistory to modern times by John Whitney Hall( Book )

88 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Originally published in Germany under the title Das Japanische Kaiserreich."
The Cambridge history of Japan( Book )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

--V.3. Medieval Japan, edited by Kozo Yamamura. v.4. Early modern Japan, edited by John Whitney Hall. v.5. The nineteenth century, edited by Marius B. Jansen. v.6. The twentieth century, edited by Peter Duus
Twelve doors to Japan by John Whitney Hall( Book )

17 editions published between 1961 and 1965 in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twelve doors of this college-level text are twelve chapters on aspects of japan and japanese culture as treated by various academic disciplines. The authors' purpose in choosing this format was to present introductory information about japan and to acquaint students with the aims, materials, and methods of disciplines other than the one they are trained for by their undergraduate work. Introductory chapters treat fairly concrete, visible subject matter or involve disciplines with a familiar scheme of coordinates (geography, anthropology, history, and linguistics). The text proceeds with chapters on more abstract aspects of traditional japanese culture (literature, art, philosophy). Culture and the individual is considered through personality psychology and educational systems. Final chapters include disciplines treating contemporary japan (political science, law and economics). The chapters on japanese linguistics and literature were written by joseph K. yamagiwa and the chapter on law in japan by B. james george, jr. Select bibliographies are appended to encourage student use of outside reading materials. This text is published by mcgraw-hill book company, new york, and costs $9.95. (jd)
Government and local power in Japan, 500 to 1700; a study based on Bizen Province by John Whitney Hall( Book )

42 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in the institutional history of early modern Japan by John Whitney Hall( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study contains twenty-two essays by leading historians on the Tokugawa Period (1600-1868), eight of which have never before been published. The Tokugawa Period has long been seen as one of Eastern feudalism, awaiting the breakthrough that came with the Meiji enlightenment and the opening of Japan to the West. The general thrust of these papers is to show that in many institutional aspects Japan was far from backward before the Meiji Period, and that many of the preconditions of modernization were present and developing much earlier than has generally been believed. This collection will be particularly valuable to students and scholars of comparative and Japanese modernization. Originally published in 1970. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Japan before Tokugawa : political consolidation and economic growth, 1500-1650 by Kōzō Yamamura( Book )

32 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These papers by leading specialists on sixteenth-century Japan explore Japan's transition from medieval (Chusei) to early modern (Kinsei) society. During this time, regional lords (daimyo) first battled for local autonomy and then for national supremacy. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Medieval Japan; essays in institutional history by John Whitney Hall( Book )

28 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan in the Muromachi age by Conference On Japan In The Muromachi Age. 1973. Kyoto( Book )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2001 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese history : new dimensions of approach and understanding by John Whitney Hall( Book )

24 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tanuma Okitsugu, 1719-1788, forerunner of modern Japan by John Whitney Hall( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author has used Japanese sources almost exclusively in this study of Tanuma, who rose from being a page to become a feudal lord of wealth and influence. His state policies were based on practical and progressive reasoning. His liberal policies might have brought an end to a long period of national seclusion and hastened Japan on the path toward modernization. However he failed, and instead went down in disgrace
Japanese history; a guide to Japanese reference and research materials by John Whitney Hall( Book )

28 editions published between 1954 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Japanische Kaiserreich by John Whitney Hall( Book )

97 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translated from English title, From Prehistory to Modern Times, published by Dell Publishing Co., 1970
The Cambridge History of Japan : Volume 4, Early modern Japan by John Whitney Hall( Book )

34 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the fourth of six volumes designed to explore the history of Japan from prehistoric to modern times. Volume 4 covers the years from 1550 to 1800, a short but surprisingly eventful period in Japanese history commonly referred to as Japan's Early Modern Age. At the start, in the sixteenth century, much of the country was being pulled apart by local military lords engaged in a struggle for land and local hegemony. These daimyo succeeded in dividing Japan into nearly autonomous regional domains. Before the end of the seventeenth century, however, the daimyo in turn were subjected to a powerful unification movement led by three colourful figures, Nobunaga, Hideyoshi, and Ieyasu. It was under Tokugawa Ieyasu, the last of the unifiers, that Japan was brought together under a single powerful command vested in the office of shogun. The Tokugawa hegemony lasted until 1868 when it was brought down by the Meiji Restoration. This volume attempts to flesh out the historical tale with insights into the way that people lived and worked. It examines the relationship between peasant and local lord, and between the lord, as a unit of local government, and the emerging shogunate. It offers new
The History of the world by John Whitney Hall( Book )

9 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Village Japan by Richard K Beardsley( Book )

28 editions published between 1959 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the world : earliest times to the present day( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fischer-Weltgeschichte by John Whitney Hall( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in German and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occasional papers, Center for Japanese Studies, no. 4 by John Whitney Hall( Book )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1962 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge history of Japan by Kōzō Yamamura( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This third volume of the Cambridge History of Japan is devoted to the three and a half centuries spanning the final decades of the twelfth century when the Kamakura bakufu was founded to the mid-sixteenth century when civil wars raged following the demise of the Muromachi bakufu. Volume 3 contains 13 specially commissioned essays written by leading Japanese and American scholars that survey the historical events and developments in medieval Japan's polity, economy, society and culture, as well as its relations with its Asian neighbours. The essays reflect the most recent scholarly research on the history of this period. The volume creates a rich tapestry of the events that took place during these colourful centuries, when the warrior class ruled Japan, institutions underwent fundamental transformations, the economy grew steadily, and Japanese culture and society evolved with surprising vitality to leave legacies that still characterize and affect contemporary Japan. A meticulously prepared glossary of terms and a chronological table of major historical events and developments are included
The Cambridge history of Japan by Delmer Myers Brown( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Japan from earliest prehistory; volume one focuses on the period between 300 B.C. and A.D. 784
 
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The Cambridge History of Japan : Volume 4, Early modern Japan
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Government and local power in Japan, 500 to 1700; a study based on Bizen ProvinceJapan before Tokugawa : political consolidation and economic growth, 1500-1650Medieval Japan; essays in institutional historyJapan in the Muromachi ageTanuma Okitsugu, 1719-1788, forerunner of modern JapanDas Japanische KaiserreichThe Cambridge History of Japan : Volume 4, Early modern JapanThe Cambridge history of JapanThe Cambridge history of Japan
Alternative Names
Hall, J. W.

Hall, John W.

Hall, John W. 1916-

Hall, John W. 1916-1997

Hall, John W. (John Whitney), 1916-

Hall, John W. (John Whitney), 1916-1997

Hall, John Whitney

John Whitney Hall Amerikaans historicus van de moderne tijd (1916-1997)

John Whitney Hall US-amerikanischer Historiker und Japanologe

Whitney Hall, John 1916-

Whitney Hall, John 1916-1997

Whitney, John 1916-

جان ویتنی هال

ジョン・ホ-ル 1916-

ジョン・ホイットニー・ホール

ホール, J. W.

ホール, ジョン

ホール, ジョン・W

ホール, ジョン・ホイットニー

Languages
English (443)

German (60)

Spanish (45)

Italian (6)

Japanese (2)

Polish (2)

Korean (2)