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Dr Christopher Harding explores Japan’s dramatic history over the past 150 years

In 1877, a major rebellion in Kyushu concentrated the opposition of conservative elements to the westernization of Japan. (Photo by Asian Art/Getty Images)
Published: February 7, 2019 at 4:49 pm
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Dr Christopher Harding explores Japan’s dramatic history over the past 150 years, considering its relationship with the west and the cultural impact of its rapid modernisation

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