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Michael F. Marra
Essays on Japan is a compilation of Professor Michael F. Marra’s essays written in the past ten years on the topics of Japanese literature, Japanese aesthetics, and the space between the two subjects.
Edited by David Stahl and Mark Williams
This study examines how various Japanese authors and other artists seeking artistic representation of traumatic Asia Pacific War experience have drawn upon their imaginative powers to create affect-charged images of the extreme violence, psychological damage and ideological contradiction ...
Significant study of Kabuki playwriting of the Edo Period (1603-1867), based around an examination and translation of the only extant treatise fully devoted to the subject, the 1801 Kezairoku, Sakusha no Shikihô (Valuable Notes on Playwriting, A Playwrights’ Methodology.)
James Boyd, Murdoch University, Western Australia
This is the first in-depth examination of Japanese-Mongolian relations from the 19th to the mid-20th century. The study repositions Mongolia in Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese relations.
Compiled & Edited by Hugh Cortazzi
This volume of leading figures in the history of Anglo-Japanese relations offers a classic menu of personalities, themes and events. Subects treated include horse breeding and horse-racing, the Japanese influence on British architects, the beginnings of golf in Japan and Japanese gardeners in ...
This collection of Akira Hayami’s writings in English brings together for the first time an invaluable resource of comparative primary data on the demographic history of Japan. It contains twenty key essays in five parts: Tokugawa Japan, Demography through Telescope, Demography through ...
Edited by Bettina Gramlich-Oka and Gregory Smits
This volume deepens and revises our understanding of early-modern Japan by examining connections between economic thought and policy. It also engages issues of interest to scholars of world history and economic thought outside Japan or East Asia.
Zília Papp, Saitama University
Japanese anime plays a major role in modern popular visual culture and aesthetics, yet this is the first study which sets out to put today’s anime in historical context by tracking the visual links between Edo- and Meiji- period painters and the post-war period animation and manga series ...
Now in its third edition.This is a fascinating insider account of postwar Japanese foreign policy written by a former senior Japanese diplomat. The author examines Japanese foreign policy as it approaches a crucial reorientation towards a more proactive policy stance. The book is exceptionally ...
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