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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


  • Mori, O gai, -- 1862-1922.

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Photocopy of thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Washington, 1976.

StatementHelen Marlys Hopper.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13972695M

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When Americans do business with the Japanese, conflicts are inevitable. The breadth and depth of differences between the two countries are enormous.1 Yet the effective management and resolution of conflict are critical to financial success, especially given the staggering increase in business interactions between Americans and Japanese.2 Unfortunately, efforts by each side to resolve conflicts.   For Ogai, Japan essentially had to be remade in a form which incorporated those useful aspects of Western culture and learning. This is more specifically described in Moso, where the narrator, again a reflection of Ogai himself, is living in Germany. While he longs to return to Japan, he regrets that he will have to live in a country that was.   The modern short story tradition that Mori triggered began in Japan’s Meiji Era (), when Japan was liberalising and opening up to Western influence, in a frenzy of learning. New printing technologies were beginning to emerge against a backdrop of social change – triggering the launch of a significant number of literary journals and. The Japanese carry out this modernization by very deliberate study, borrowing, and adaptation of Western political, military, technological, economic, and social forms — repeating a pattern of deliberate borrowing and adaptation seen previously in the classical period when Japan studied Chinese civilization (particularly in the 7th century to.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Book Description: Essays on the Iwakura Embassy, the realistic painter Takahashi Yuichi, the educational system, and music, show how the Japanese went about borrowing from the West in the first decades after the Restoration: the formulation of strategies for modernizing and the adaptation of Western models to Meiji culture. The Meiji Restoration was a coup d’état that resulted in the dissolution of Japan’s feudal system of government and the restoration of the imperial system. Members of the ruling samurai class had become concerned about the shogunate’s ability to protect the country as more Western countries attempted to “open” Japan after more than two hundred years of virtual isolation. Japanese (n = ) and American (n = ) undergraduate students rated each scenario with respect to task conflict, relationship conflict, and preferred conflict-management behavior.

Librarian's tip: Multiple chapters on Meiji Japan. Read preview Overview Making Waves: Politics, Propaganda, and the Emergence of the Imperial Japanese Navy, By J. Charles Schencking Stanford University Press, The Western ideal of individualism had a pervasive influence on the culture of the Meiji period in Japan (), as well as on the development of the novel, a form imported from Europe. Throughout the Tokugawa and Meiji periods, Japan alternated between periods of Westernization and Nationalism.   Reminds [Japan historians] to be concerned not only with the mainstream but [also with] forces of dissent, conflict, and secess.", Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland "Presents 'new ways of comprehending the history of modern Japan' (from the preface).Reviews: 2. during the Meiji period ()-a predicament which made the narrator feel quite alienated and detached from Japan's intelligentsia. The second conflict is present in Ogai's depiction of the Western ideas themselves, from which he was never able to either disengage himself or come to terms with.