Andrew Targowski, Juri Abe and Hisanori Kato (eds.) "Japanese Civilization in the 21st Century"

2016/12/09 14:02
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Hardcover: 267 pages 

Publisher: Nova Science Pub Inc (October 27, 2016) 

Language: English 

ISBN-10: 1634855981 

ISBN-13: 978-1634855983 

Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 7 x 10 inches  

 

Table of Contents:  

Foreword  

 

Part I. Civilizing Society  

 

Chapter 1. Civilization Index and Japanese Civilization  

(Andrew Targowski, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA, President Emeritus of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations)  

 

Chapter 2. The Japanese Civilization in the Civilization Network  

(Michinori Kobayashi, Philosopher)  

 

Chapter 3. The Making of Modern Japan and Western Civilization  

(Juri Abe, Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan, Vice-President of the Japanese Society for the Comparative Study of Civilization)  

 

Chapter 4. Japanese Self-Consciousnes and Modernization, in Comparison with an Indonesian Case  

(Hisanori Kato, Chuo University, Vice-President of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations, Japan)  

 

Part II. Civilizing Culture  

 

Chapter 5. Shintô Religion and Japanese Civilization  

(Toji Kamata, Institute of Grief Care, Sophia University, Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan)  

 

Chapter 6. The Transition of Landscape Conservation Thought in Japan  

(Makoto Akasaka, Chiba University, Japan)  

 

Chapter 7. The Role of Calendars in the Management of Japanese Civilization: From an Eco-System to a Civilization System and to an Eco-Civilization System  

(Hirochika Nakamaki, Suita City Museum, Japan)  

 

Chapter 8. Manga, Which Manga? Publication Formats, Genres, Users  

(Jaqueline Berndt, Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto, Japan)  

 

Part III. Civilizing Infrastructure  

 

Chapter 9. Disaster Severity and Disaster Mitigation in Japan  

(Kenichi Harada, President of Shiseikan University, Japan)  

 

Chapter 10. How Infrastructure Advances and Limits Japanese Civilization in the 21st Century  

(Andrew Targowski, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA, President Emeritus of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations)  

 

Chapter 11. The Information Society and Japanese Civilization  

(Andrew Targowski, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA, President Emeritus of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations)  

 

Part IV. Japanese Civilization Globalizing or Universalizing?  

 

Chapter 12. Japanese Civilization versus Global Civilization in the 21st Century  

(Andrew Targowski, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA, President Emeritus of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations)  

 

Chapter 13. Where is Japana Heading?  

(Andrew Targowski, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA, President Emeritus of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations)  

 

Afterword  

 

List of Contributors