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This is a most important new work of Japanese scholarship on Emperor Hirohito, the English edition having been long delayed following the untimely death of distinguished American historian Marius B. Jansen (Emeritus Professor, Princeton) in December 2000, who had been actively collaborating with ...
Mutsumi Hirano, London School of Economics & Political Science
First in-depth study to examine the implications of history education in the context of international relations (interstate and transnational), focusing on Japanese textbooks. The author argues that despite a widespread recognition that our grasp of history has some relevance to our views and ...
This important new study on the great ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai is an in-depth appreciation, involving close examination of some forty-four Hokusai prints, of why his works appear in the way they do and how he evolved his own unique artistic style. In addition to a select bibliography, ...
Brian Burke-Gaffney, Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science
Brian Burke-Gaffney provides a detailed account of the activities of Holme, Ringer & Co., the leading foreign enterprise in western Japan prior to the Second World War, and describes the remarkable achievements and tragedies of the Ringer family.
Kenneth G. Henshall, Canterbury University
In Search of Nature by Kenneth G. Henshall provides a biography of Tayama Katai, leader of Japan's naturalist movement. This book discusses Katai's prose fiction and perceptions of nature, and also corrects widely held but erroneous assumptions about Japanese naturalism.
Edited by Caroline Humphrey, Uradyn E. Bulag and David Sneath
Published by Global Oriental for the Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit at the University of Cambridge, Inner Asia is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with emphasis on the social sciences, humanities and cultural studies.
Robert W. Aspinall, Shiga University
In International Education Policy in Japan in an Age of Globalisation and Risk, Robert Aspinall analyses the ways in which Japanese government policies on English language education and the promotion of Study Abroad have been implemented in schools and universities.
Edited by Sean G. Ronan
This will appeal to anyone wishing to enrich their understanding of Japan, those with an interest in Hearn, Irish literary tradition and life and literature in a cross-cultural context.
Sir Hugh Cortazzi’s reminiscences of diplomatic life: in Washington at time of Watergate, 3 tours in Japan. Informed critical perspective on world affairs with emphasis on Japan – an account of a nation in recovery, triumph and crisis.
Edited by Yulia Mikhailova, Hiroshima City University, and M. William Steele, International Christian University, Tokyo
There is growing awareness of the importance of images in international relations. Explore the phenomenon over three centuries relating to Russia and Japan. A general perception of one country by another – the ‘stereotypical collective mentality’ – is historic phenomenon that continues to be a ...
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