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Selçuk Esenbel, Bogazici University, Istanbul
Widely known for her writings on Islam with a particular focus on the transnational history of politics in Islam and Japan, this volume brings together twenty of the author’s key essays that have been structured thematically.
Introduction and Translation by Inger Sigrun Brodey and Sammy I. Tsunematsu
First publication in English of Soseki’s travels through Manchuria on the then recently-acquired South Manchurian Railway. 6-week travelogue including boat from Osaka to Dairen, railway up the Liaodong Peninsular to Fushun. Many descriptions of Manchuria.
Shigeru Nakayama, University of Tokyo
Shigeru Nakayama has been at the forefront of redirecting conventional East Asian science and technology, arguing that ‘orientation of science’ refers not only to the direction of science but also implies a turning to Eastern science. Recently, he has been arguing for implementation of a ...
Takie Lebra, University of Hawaii
The writings of Takie Lebra have had significant impact on Western understanding and appreciation of the structures and workings of Japanese society. In particular, her research into the notions of self and self-other relationships, issues of gender and women and motherhood has provided a new ...
The Writings of Peter N. Davies
The author examines the growth and development of Japan’s modern shipping and shipbuilding industries across a wide range of topics, through the pre-war, Pacific War and post-war periods, to the transfer of shipping technology, the role of bulk carriers and world trade and the organization and ...
Edited by Stephen Henry Gill and C. Andrew Gerstle
For those with a taste for Japan, Basho enthusiasts and the growing number of haiku poets and readers alike, here is a rare glimpse into a man who may now be reappraised as the ‘favourite uncle’ guardian of Japan’s quiet soul.
Moriyo Shimabukuro, University of Ryukyus
This book looks into the accentual history of the Japanese and the Ryukyuan languages. Applying the comparative method, the author has reconstructed the accentual history of the Japonic languages. The reconstruction is based on modern dialects of Japanese and Ryukyuan, and also on historical ...
Edited by Bettina Gramlich-Oka and Gregory Smits
This volume deepens and revises our understanding of early-modern Japan by examining connections between economic thought and policy. It also engages issues of interest to scholars of world history and economic thought outside Japan or East Asia.
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