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Edited by Nanny Kim, SOAS, London and Keiko Nagase-Reimer, Technical University Berlin
Mining, Monies, and Culture in Early Modern Societies presents empirical research on mining and metallurgy in the context of monetary metals, as well as the effects of money in government and everyday life; employing a range of inter-disciplinary approaches.
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 ...
For the first time in an English language edition published outside Japan, all 55 prints of Hiroshige’s ‘Fifty-three Stages of the Tokaido’ are reproduced in full colour. Remarkably, the Old Tokaido can still be found in many locations and photographs of the modern parallel the old.
Janick Wrona, Kyoto University
The present study is the first large-scale investigation of the syntax of Old Japanese (mainly eighth-century Japanese). It gives a detailed account of complement clauses and related constructions in Old Japanese, based on an exhaustive investigation of the extant text corpus.
Louis Allen’s work on Japan dominated his prodigious output as a scholar, researcher and writer and received great attention internationally. This collection focuses on Japan and the Pacific War, the post-war conflicts in Burma, Malaya and Indochina, and the immediate post-war years in the ...
Alexander Vovin, University of Hawai'i
This is the first detailed descriptive grammar in English dedicated to the Western Old Japanese, which was spoken in the Kansai region of Japan during the seventh and eighth centuries. The grammar is divided into two volumes, with the first dealing with sources, script, phonology, lexicon and ...
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