This text examines the development of Japan through the lives of its most influential figures. Thirty-eight biographical portraits of key figures who have shaped the modern character of Japan are presented, each accompanied with a portrait photograph. Giants of Japan brings to life fifteen centuries of Japanese history through lively biographical sketches of the great men and women who have shaped this fascinating and complex country. Covering industry, the arts, religion, and politics, the book includes business titans such as Morita Akio, founder of Sony, and ToyodaThis text examines the development of Japan through the lives of its most influential figures.
|Title||:||Giants of Japan|
|Publisher||:||Kodansha America - 2002|