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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.
This book, which deals with the life and ideas of the poet and philosopher Tadano Makuzu (1763-1825), presents insights into gender discourses of the late Tokugawa period (1600-1868), and thereby opens a way to break away from conventional intellectual history.
This book sheds light on Japan’s underground theatre in a time of its most intense, creative and original productions, viz. 1960-2000, investigating the interrelationship of aesthetics and politics in the period 1960-2000. The first history of avant-garde theatre in Japan.
Kevin M. Doak
This magisterial history of Japanese nationalism reveals nationalism to be a contested and pluralistic practice that seeks to center the people in political life. It presents a wealth of primary source material on how Japanese themselves have understood their national identity.
Largely ignored hitherto by Western scholars, Plutschow’s Edo Period Travel provides the first in-depth study of the subject which is centred on fifteen of the period’s most notable travellers. This important research on how the Japanese discovered their own country and cultural identity has ...
This parallel study of the post-war ‘resurrection’ of two defeated nations provides a striking new and insightful analysis into the nature of Germany and Japan’s recovery – highlighting in particular the shared cultural, linguistic, moral and technological factors that were essential for this ...
Philip Towle University of Cambridge
This study is principally concerned with the military relations between Britain and Japan during the first half of the twentieth century and the ambivalence, misunderstandings and misconceptions that informed their relationship, described by the author as ‘an epic tragedy’.
Edited by Terry Bennett
The Illustrated London News, launched in 1842, was the world’s first illustrated newspaper and an immediate success. Its first report on Japan, however, was not until eleven years later. Japan and The Illustrated London News provides a ‘one-stop’ access point to the complete record of reported ...
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