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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.
David Gullette University of Cambridge
This book explores the conceptions of genealogy, kinship and ‘tribalism’ in the intertwined construction of personhood and national identity in the Kyrgyz Republic. It makes an important contribution to several theoretical and regional debates.
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.
Edited, with an Introduction by Valerie Hansen, Yale University
The focus is when the Silk Road trade was at its height. Content is organized chronologically and geographically, concentrating on the sites which flourished in the 3rd and 4th centuries, then Turfan and Samarkand (500-800), closing with the period after 800, when Tang China withdrew troops from ...
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 ...
Edited by Michael Dillon
The focus here is on the Chinese speaking Muslims known as the Hui or Huihui, their religion and communities being found mainly in northwest and southeast China. The contents include the conflict between Muslim groups, and between Muslims and the Chinese state in imperial times, culminating in ...
Selçuk Esenbel, Bogazici University, Istanbul
Widely known for her writings on Islam with a particular focus on the transnational history of politics in Islam and Japan, this volume brings together twenty of the author’s key essays that have been structured thematically.
Introduction and Translation by Inger Sigrun Brodey and Sammy I. Tsunematsu
First publication in English of Soseki’s travels through Manchuria on the then recently-acquired South Manchurian Railway. 6-week travelogue including boat from Osaka to Dairen, railway up the Liaodong Peninsular to Fushun. Many descriptions of Manchuria.
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