Publication year: 2003
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This work on Hiratsuka Raichō at last fully assesses her key role in the history of the Japanese women's movement. A full and contextual analysis of the life (1886-1971) and work of this leading Japanese feminist.
Edited by Gesine Foljanty-Jost
How to explain juvenile delinquent behaviour in the Japan of the nineties? Juvenile Delinquency in Japan for the first time looks comprehensively into the phenomenon.
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 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 ...
Herbert Plutschow, University of California
The first comprehensive book-length study in over half a century of the celebrated Japanese tea master Rikyu, considered the father of the Tea Ceremony (cha-no-yu) that fully contextualizes tea in politics, aesthetics, ritual and art
This important new and original study on the institution of the Japanese emperors focuses on the enigma of the institution itself, namely, the extraordinary continuity of the Japanese dynasty, which is unknown anywhere else in the world, yet which is now at risk on account of more recent laws of ...
Christiaan J.A. Jörg
An enduring witness to Dutch-Japanese relations is Arita export porcelain made for the Dutch market in the 17th and 18th centuries. The Dutch East India Company (VOC) was instrumental in ordering and distributing a variety of export wares. While many of these exquisite pieces have been lost over ...
This is a rare look into the politics and economics of the largest and arguably most dramatic privatization undertaken in Japan. Yoshiuki Kasai, President of JR Central, guides readers through first-hand accounts of the history of JNR’s break-up, the political and internal obstacles faced in the ...
Edited by Peter O'Connor
The books in this collection highlight the main planks of Japan’s propaganda platform – merits and flaws – in her case in the Meiji period. She needed to make her case to the West and did so in English through Western and East Asian English-language newspapers and books. Co-published with ...
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