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Mark Colby. Edited by Steve Ziolkowski.
Driven by the demographic tsunami of a rapidly aging population, costs of universal healthcare in Japan have grown at an unprecedented rate. These trends are mirrored elsewhere, so industrialized countries are asking if Japan will become a global test case for healthcare delivery.
Ruth Martin, Oxford Brookes University
Based on research over a six-year period into three age groups of women, this important new study offers in depth analysis for the first time of the experience of expatriate Japanese wives living temporarily in the United Kingdom. It focuses on the roles of the ‘housewife’ in the context of the ...
Ian Nish, London School of Economics
Writers of materials included are generally from the lower rungs of society; they provide an insight into the attitudes of citizens who are often neglected in accounts of the Allied Occupation, providing scholars, researchers, etc. with a valuable new dimension to our understanding of this ...
This is the first book-length study in English of the Japanese mission to Europe and provides important new insights into the work of the Jesuits in Japan and the nature of the legation’s impact on late-sixteenth-century European perceptions of Japan.
This study provides a picture of the competition and cooperation, distrust and open hostility of the US, Britain, Holland and Russia involved in their joint enterprise in Japan. It documents the plans and outcomes of each of the four powers’ negotiations with Japan. At the same time it provides ...
Todd S. Munson, Randolph-Macon College
In The Periodical Press in Treaty-Port Japan, Munson offers an analytical survey of English- and Japanese-language print media published in the ‘treaty port’ of Yokohama during the tumultuous final decade of the Tokugawa shogunate.
Edited by Sven Saaler, University of Tokyo, and Wolfgang Schwentker, Osaka University
Due to their symbolic and iconographic meanings, expressions of ‘collective memory’ constitute the mental topography of a society and make a powerful contribution to its cultural, political and social identity. In Japan, the subject of ‘memory’ has prompted a huge response in recent years.
Edited by Ian Nish
An in-depth look at reports, documents, etc. describing one of the most important conflicts of the twentieth century. It was the first time that the East (Japan) fought and defeated the West (Russia). It has been described as the first step on the way to the First and Second World Wars.
By Santō Kyōden. Translated by Carmen Blacker, University of Cambridge. With an Introduction by P. F. Kornicki.
Carmen Blacker’s spirited translation of Santo Kyoden’s Mukashi-banashi inazuma byooshi reveals a multi-layered and fascinating tale of revenge, providing a classic example of this popular genre within Japanese literature.
Crown Prince Naruhito
This sensitive, engaging and informative account of English university life, customs and mores – as seen from the perspective of a young Japanese student, albeit Japan’s heir to the throne – contributes to cross-cultural studies in the broader context. It is also a rare record of a life lived by ...
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