Ruffians, yakuza, nationalists : the violent politics of modern Japan, 1860-1960 / Eiko Maruko Siniawer.

Violence and democracy may seem fundamentally incompatible, but the two have often been intimately and inextricably linked. In Ruffians, Yakuza, Nationalists, Eiko Maruko Siniawer argues that violence has been embedded in the practice of modern Japanese politics from the very inception of the countr...

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Main Author: Siniawer, Eiko Maruko (Author)
Format: Electronic
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.
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