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Takeshi Moriyama, Murdoch University
Crossing Boundaries in Tokugawa Society presents a vivid picure of the life of Suzuki Bokushi (1770-1842), an elite villager in a snowy province of Japan, focusing on his interaction with the changing social and cultural environment of the late Tokugawa period (1603-1868).
Joseph T. Sorensen, University of California at Davis
In Optical Allusions: Screens, Paintings, and Poetry in Classical Japan (ca. 800-1200), Joseph T. Sorensen illustrates how painted screens and other visual art objects contributed to the development of some of the essential characteristics of Japanese court poetry.
Fabian Schäfer, University of Zurich
Public Opinion – Propaganda – Ideology offers an account of the interwar discourse on the social function of the press in Japan.
Anna Beerens and Mark Teeuwen
Intellectual life in Edo-period Japan was sometimes harmoniously productive, sometimes destructively vicious, but never stagnant. This volume, compiled in honour of Prof. W.J. Boot, offers eleven essays that explore the intellectual scene of Edo-period Japan from a variety of perspectives.
Kazumi Nagaike, Oita University
By systematically analyzing the process of female fantasy formation, this book represents the first extensive critical attempt to examine Japanese women's narratives of male homosexuality, including both purely literary works (with English translations) and material derived from popular culture.
by Ōta Gyūichi. Translated and edited by J.S.A. Elisonas and J.P. Lamers
Shinchō-Kō ki, the work translated here into English under the title “The Chronicle of Lord Nobunaga,” is the most important source on the career of one of the best known figures in all of Japanese history—Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582), the first of the “Three Heroes” who unified Japan after a ...
Ellen Van Goethem
This comprehensive account of the Nagaoka capital discusses the capital's construction and layout, and investigates the motivations behind the establishment and abrupt abandonment of Nagaoka within the context of Kanmu's reign and personal convictions.
Shedding light on a wide range of cross-cultural concerns and encounters, going far beyond narrow theological specialisation, the author argues that any successful process of missiological inculturation demands a serious antholopological consideration of indigenous faith.
Cheryl A. Crowley
This book uses the haikai verse and paintings of the brilliant, innovative artist Yosa Buson as a focal point from which to explore how early modern Japanese writers competed for artistic authority and social prestige.
John R. Bentley
This reexamination of the much-maligned text of Sendai kuji hongi provides a new look into early Japanese historiography, as well as a window to a variant view of the Japanese imperial lineage, and information on important families such as the Mononobe and Owari.
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