By Conrad Totman
- The first version was once extensively praised for combining sophistication and accessibility.
- Covers quite a lot of matters, together with geology, weather, agriculture, govt and politics, tradition, literature, media, overseas kinfolk, imperialism, and industrialism.
- Updated to incorporate an epilogue on Japan this day and tomorrow.
- Now comprises extra on girls in historical past and extra on overseas relations.
- Bibliographical listings were up to date and enlarged.
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