Inventing Japan: 1853-1964

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Ian Buruma

Narrated By: Nelson Runger

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: November 2003

Duration: 6 hours 42 minutes

Summary:

LA Times Book Award winner and expert on the past and present Japan, Ian Buruma examines the transformation of a country. Following Japan's history from its opening to the West in 1853 to its hosting of the
1964 Olympics, Buruma focuses on how figures such as Commodore Matthew Perry, Douglas MacArthur, and Emperor Mitsushito helped shape this complex country.

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Inventing Japan: 1853-1964

by Ian Buruma

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Inventing Japan: 1853-1964, Ian Buruma