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John R. Bentley
This reexamination of the much-maligned text of Sendai kuji hongi provides a new look into early Japanese historiography, as well as a window to a variant view of the Japanese imperial lineage, and information on important families such as the Mononobe and Owari.
John R. Bentley
This publication provides important new information detailing the orthography, phonology, morphology, and lexicon of a previously poorly studied and understood stage of the Japanese language, Early Old Japanese prose.
Edited by Helen Hardacre
This volume of twelve essays with useful bibliographies, in the fields of history, art, religion, literature, anthropology, political science, and law, documents the history of United States scholarship on Japan since 1945.
John R. Bentley, Northern Illinois University
Sakishima comprises a group of islands situated between Okinawa and Taiwan, forming a culturally important bridge between Japan and Taiwan. Studies of the languages of the Ryukyuan islands are valuable for an accurate understanding of the linguistic history of Japan as a whole.
John Allen Tucker
This volume presents the first unabridged translation of Ito Jinsai's (1627-1705) Gomô jigi (Philosophical Lexicography of the Analects and Mencius, 1705). It portrays Jinsai as a Kyoto philosopher who articulated a worldview for townspeople in an age of samurai domination.
Edited by John A Tucker, East Carolina University
Critical Readings on Japanese Confucianism advances more in-depth understandings of the multifaceted nature of Confucianism in Japan by bringing together important studies from the humanities and works in translation, offering a vision of Confucianism as a dynamic cultural force.
This book contains foundational studies of various modernities in Japanese art published since 1986 by John Clark. His articles address modern Japanese print history, modern Japanese aesthetics, the history of Japanese ‘Western-style’ painting including the avant-garde, the relation of art and ...
Edited by John W. M. Chapman University of Glasgow and Inaba Chiharu Meijo University, Nagoya
This volume brings together a set of original essays by Japanese, Korean and Chinese scholars, together with analyses by Russian, US and European specialists, thereby reflecting the multinational mix of contemporary influences forming the international vortex of the war.
John W.M. Chapman, Glasgow University
This important new study focusing on the ultranationalist regimes in Germany and Japan during the 1930s and 1940s examines in biographical format the roles played by individuals significantly involved in the drive for global hegemony. It employing a considerable range of new source materials and ...
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