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Edited by Helen Hardacre. With Adam L. Kern
These essays on Meiji Japan, written by scholars from nine nations, reflect a determination to destabilize existing paradigms in the social sciences and humanities, in favor of a multiplicity of perspectives that privilege subjectivity and the inclusion of non-elite groups.
This book will be widely welcomed by more serious Budo practitioners who are concerned more about substance rather than style and will thereby gain valuable insight into the mindset of Japan’s unique warrior culture.
Edited by Hugh Cortazzi
This volume includes six themes: the Japan Society and imperial personalities; politicians and diplomats; naval officers; businessmen; poets, scholars and journalists; and long-term residents in Japan.
This book contains a detailed description of philosophical trends in Japan since 1868, with a chronological table of relevant Japanese publications and an index of names.
Herbert Plutschow, University of California
The first comprehensive book-length study in over half a century of the celebrated Japanese tea master Rikyu, considered the father of the Tea Ceremony (cha-no-yu) that fully contextualizes tea in politics, aesthetics, ritual and art
Yoshiie Yoda. Translated by Kurt. W. Radtke
The book traces and evaluates the development in the history of Japanese culture and society that permits Japan's rapid and continuing modernization.
This second volume of the history of the native religious concepts of Japan covers the period of ca. 1200 to 1600. It is divided into three parts: syncretistic theological speculation, religious concepts found in literature, and the living practice of religion.
Alexander V. Vovin
This monograph deals with the reconstruction of the Proto-Ainu language and the problems of its genetic affiliation.
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