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Edited by Wilhelm Röhl
A careful analysis of Japan’s dealings with its legal system through a time of unprecedented change (1868- 1960). A must for scholars of Japanese studies, historians and jurists alike.
Edited by Stanca Scholz-Cionca and Samuel L. Leiter
This is the most internationally comprehensive collection on Japanese theatre ever published. A team of authors from ten nations contributes twenty-five wide-ranging essays, covering everything from kagura ritual forms to postmodern angura.
Casting new light on the literary Shirakaba movement and on its charismatic leader Mushanokoji Saneatsu, this thorough study for the first time reveals Shirakaba as a highly significant episode in the cultural history of 20th century Japan.
Drawing from a rare combination of knowledge of both countries, Conrad Totman reveals the extent of shared timing, substance, and dynamics in the political, social, and economic development of the two countries, and in their relationship to the ecosystem.
Edited by Ger Teitler and Kurt W. Radtke
Edited by Mark R. Mullins
An indispensable reference work on the history, cultural impact, and reshaping of Christianity in Japan. Based on the latest Japanese and Western scholarship, this handbook includes a guide to archival collections, research institutes, and extensive bibliographies.
Edited by Josef Kreiner, Ulrich Möhwald and Hans Dieter Ölschleger
Is Japanese society essentially different from other modern industrialised societies, or not? This survey work with contributions from the leading scholars in this complicated field, presents a full overview of the most important aspects of Japanese society which may lead the reader to find an ...
Roy S. Hanashiro
An analysis of the phenomenon of the Japanese adopting Western technology but resisting foreign domination during Meiji Japan. It is a fascinating study on the founding of the Japanese Imperial Mint, the role of its director Thomas William Kinder, the Meiji government's effort to adopt ...
Alexander Vovin, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Together with Part 1 of the same grammar (Sources, Script and Phonology, Lexicon and Nominals), this two-volume set represents the most detailed and exhaustive description ever done of any language, including Japanese of the Old Japanese language of the Yamato region during the Asuka Nara period.
Compiled & Edited by Hugh Cortazzi
This is the eighth and largest volume in the series Britain & Japan: Biographical Portraits published on behalf of The Japan Society, London. It contains essays from forty contributors relating to fifty-two portraits of personalities who have been influential in political, official and ...
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