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Akos B. Apatoczky
This work will be useful as a reference tool for those interested in the history of the Mongolic languages providing them with a significant body of lexicon from a late Middle Mongol vernacular source.
Edited by Michael Dillon
The focus here is on the Chinese speaking Muslims known as the Hui or Huihui, their religion and communities being found mainly in northwest and southeast China. The contents include the conflict between Muslim groups, and between Muslims and the Chinese state in imperial times, culminating in ...
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 ...
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 ...
Lawrence W. Beer, Lafayette College
The collection opens with a review of constitutionalism in Asia and the United States and concludes with a recent examination of Japan’s rejection of war: ‘Japan’s Constitutional Discourse and Performance’. By way of Afterword, the author offers an in-depth review of ‘Globalization of Human ...
Mutsumi Hirano, London School of Economics & Political Science
First in-depth study to examine the implications of history education in the context of international relations (interstate and transnational), focusing on Japanese textbooks. The author argues that despite a widespread recognition that our grasp of history has some relevance to our views and ...
Edited by Harumi Kimura, Kyoritsu Women's University. Translated by Haruko Miyazaki, Yuriko Takahashi and Others
This volume comprises 70 essays by private individuals living in Japan (members of a writing club) who have chosen a subject to write about with a view to projecting a genuine insight into the events, issues and aspirations that make them who they are – from life in a condominium to dealing with ...
Alexander Vovin, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
The largest Japanese poetic anthology, thus the most important compendium of Japanese culture of the Asuka and Nara periods, is very much more than a work of literature. The author presents the Man’yoshu preserving as far as possible the flavour, sounds and semantics of the original poems. The ...
This book addresses the profound question of mental malaise in its many forms in contemporary Japanese society, focusing on: work, family and youth. The purpose is to provide an analytical, critical account of the social psychological state of the Japanese today, as well as to present possible ...
Brian Burke-Gaffney, Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science
Following the opening of Japan’s ports in 1859, Nagasaki rapidly became one of Japan’s leading industrial centres, which included shipbuilding. It has been largely overshadowed by interest in the Meiji settlements of Kobe and Yokohama. Fully illustrated, the value of the work is reinforced by ...
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