Authorizing the Shogunate

Ritual and Material Symbolism in the Literary Construction of Warrior Order

Vyjayanthi R. Selinger, Bowdoin College

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€98,00
$125.00
ISBN13: 
9789004248106
E-ISBN: 
9789004255333
Publication Date: 
July 2013
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 196 pp.
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Volume: 
44
ISSN: 
0925-6512
Through close reading of photography-inspired texts by Tanizaki, Abe, Horie and Kanai, The Rhetoric of Photography in Modern Japanese Literature by Atsuko Sakaki examines the Japanese literary engagement with photography as a means of bringing forgotten subject-object dynamics to light.
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Volume: 
54
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004306196
Expected: 
December 2015
€103,00
$133.00

Sven Matthiessen, independent scholar

In Japanese Pan-Asianism and the Philippines from the Late 19th Century to the End of World War II Sven Matthiessen offers an account of the development of Japanese Pan-Asianism and the perception of the Philippines within this ideology.
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Volume: 
53
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004305533
Expected: 
November 2015
€98,00
$127.00

Edited by Peter Nosco, University of British Columbia, James E. Ketelaar University of Chicago, and Yasunori Kojima, International Christian University, Tokyo

The chapters in this volume use diverse methodologies to challenge a number of long-standing assumptions regarding the principal contours of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Japanese society, especially regarding values, social hierarchy, state authority, and the construction and spread of...
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Volume: 
52
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300217
Expected: 
September 2015
€114,00
$148.00

Edwina Palmer, Victoria University of Wellington

In this new critical edition of Harima Fudoki, Edwina Palmer presents a fresh translation and interpretation of the stories of gods, people and places contained in this important eighth-century Japanese document, a primary source for all who study ancient Japan.
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Volume: 
51
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269361
Expected: 
October 2015
€114,00
$128.00

David Quinter, University of Alberta

In From Outcasts to Emperors, David Quinter illuminates the Shingon Ritsu movement founded by the charismatic Buddhist monk Eison (1201–90) at Saidaiji in Nara, Japan, with a focus on Eison and his disciples’ involvement in the cult of the bodhisattva Mañjuśrī.
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Volume: 
50
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004293397
E-ISBN: 
9789004294592
Publication date: 
June 2015
€125,00
$162.00

Stephen Turnbull

Japan’s Sexual Gods is an exciting original work about the deities represented by phalluses and female sexual objects in Japanese shrines. Their roles in procreation and protection, their rituals and festivals are described in detail along with unique location photographs.
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Volume: 
49
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288911
E-ISBN: 
9789004293786
Publication date: 
May 2015
€125,00
$162.00

Anne Sokolsky, Ohio Wesleyan University

In From New Woman Writer to Socialist: The Life and Selected Writings of Tamura Toshiko from 1936 to 1938, Anne Sokolsky offers both a detailed biography of Tamura Toshiko’s life and translations into English of selected writings from the latter part of Tamura’s career, a result of...
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Volume: 
48
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004291065
E-ISBN: 
9789004291072
Publication date: 
April 2015
€125,00
$163.00

Translated and introduced by Laurel Rasplica Rodd, University of Colorado

Laurel Rasplica Rodd's complete translation of the early thirteenth century Japanese court poetry anthology Shinkokinshū allows readers to appreciate both the depth of poetic sentiment conveyed in the anthology and the elaborate integration of the poems into a unified whole.
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Volume: 
47
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004287587
E-ISBN: 
9789004288294
Publication date: 
April 2015
€214,00
$278.00

Edited by Matthias Hayek, Paris Diderot University and Annick Horiuchi, Paris Diderot University

Listen, Copy, Read: Popular Learning in Early Modern Japan endeavors to elucidate the mechanisms by which a growing number of men and women of all social strata became involved in the acquisition of knowledge and skills during the Tokugawa period.
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Volume: 
46
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004279704
E-ISBN: 
9789004279728
Publication date: 
September 2014
€125,00
$162.00

Torquil Duthie, University of California, Los Angeles

In Man’yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan, Torquil Duthie examines the literary representation of the late seventh-century Yamato court as a realm of "all under heaven."
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Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251717
E-ISBN: 
9789004264540
Publication date: 
January 2014
€49,00
$63.00

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