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b_b  ·  1216 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: December 22nd: What are you reading this week?

Slogging my way through The Making of Modern Japan. It's taken me most of a week to get through 100 pages. The writing isn't bad, but the subject matter is a bit dry, to say the least. I think it will pick up after we get to the Meiji period. The Shogunate period makes for some cool movies and all, but was pretty goddam boring from a geopolitical perspective.