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Helen S.E. Parker
This study highlights the relationships between different genres of traditional Japanese theatre through plot repetition and illustrated analysis of performances.
Edited by Hiroko Tomida University of Edinburgh & Gordon Daniels University of Sheffield
This volume contains some of the most recent findings in the field of Japanese women's history in Japan, Australia, the United States and the UK, and introduces new approaches to studying Japanese women’s history.
This volume brings together twenty-six of Professor Doi’s principal papers on the subject of the Japanese psyche and the subject of dependency (amae) published in English over the last fifty years, beginning with his paper on Japanese psychiatry (1955) and concluding with ‘Are Psychological ...
This volume begins with the earliest written reports from China in the first century AD and ends with a survey of Dutch reports from 1841. The volume is supported by a significant Glossary and Bibliography, as well as Subject and Name/Place Indexes.
Introductory chapters cover Japan’s historic love-hate relationship with China, then an in-depth analysis of three themes: Japan’s turn to the West; Japan’s return to the East; from war to peace. The book explains why Japanese modern writers oscillate between East and West.
Geoffrey Bownas, widely known for his writings, translations, broadcasts and commentaries relating to Japan, and an eminent Japanese Studies scholar, has at last completed a memoir. It is a historical record of some significance tracking Japan’s post-war history from abject poverty to ...
Edited by Tsu Yun Hui National University of Singapore, Jan van Bremen Leiden University, Eyal Ben-Ari Hebrew University of Jerusalem
This collection of essays represents the first interdisciplinary study in English to consider social memory in Japan across a wide range of issues and phenomena. The volume examines a variety of memorialization subjects, including music and poetry, artefacts and tools, oral testimonies and ...
Air Vice-Marshal, KBE, CB, DFC, Sir Cecil ('Boy') Bouchier. Edited by Dorothy Britton (Lady Bouchier).
‘Boy’ Bouchier, who died in 1979, was both a remarkable ‘soldier’s soldier’ and a ‘diplomat’s diplomat’, combining battlefield courage and endurance with great leadership skills and a keen understanding of human nature. This long-awaited memoir has been skilfully edited for publication by ...
This is the first book-length study in English of the Japanese mission to Europe and provides important new insights into the work of the Jesuits in Japan and the nature of the legation’s impact on late-sixteenth-century European perceptions of Japan.
Crown Prince Naruhito
This sensitive, engaging and informative account of English university life, customs and mores – as seen from the perspective of a young Japanese student, albeit Japan’s heir to the throne – contributes to cross-cultural studies in the broader context. It is also a rare record of a life lived by ...
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