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Issei and Nisei: The Settling of Japanese America Ronald Takaki

Issei and Nisei: The Settling of Japanese America

Ronald Takaki

Published February 1st 1994
ISBN : 9780791021798
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128 pages
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In 1868, with the restoration to power of the Meiji Emperor. Japan entered a period of modernization. To finance industrial development, the government imposed new taxes, and thousands of farmers were bankrupted and lost their land. To deal with thisMoreIn 1868, with the restoration to power of the Meiji Emperor. Japan entered a period of modernization. To finance industrial development, the government imposed new taxes, and thousands of farmers were bankrupted and lost their land. To deal with this problem, and to give Japan a wider view of the world, the government encouraged emigration.