A Reconstruction of Proto-Ainu

Alexander V. Vovin

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€123,00
$164.00
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ISBN13: 
9789004099050
Publication Date: 
September 1993
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xiii, 219 pp.
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ISSN: 
0925-6512
Volume: 
4

Stephen Turnbull

Japan’s Sexual Gods is an exciting original work about the deities represented by phalluses and female sexual objects in Japanese shrines. Their roles in procreation and protection, their rituals and festivals are described in detail along with unique location photographs.
Series: 
Volume: 
49
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288911
Expected: 
June 2015

Anne Sokolsky, Ohio Wesleyan University

In From New Woman Writer to Socialist: The Life and Selected Writings of Tamura Toshiko from 1936 to 1938, Anne Sokolsky offers both a detailed biography of Tamura Toshiko’s life and translations into English of selected writings from the latter part of Tamura’s career, a result of...
Series: 
Volume: 
48
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004291065
Expected: 
April 2015

Translated and introduced by Laurel Rasplica Rodd, University of Colorado

Laurel Rasplica Rodd's complete translation of the early thirteenth century Japanese court poetry anthology Shinkokinshū allows readers to appreciate both the depth of poetic sentiment conveyed in the anthology and the elaborate integration of the poems into a unified whole.
Series: 
Volume: 
47
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004287587
Expected: 
March 2015

Edited by Matthias Hayek, Paris Diderot University and Annick Horiuchi, Paris Diderot University

Listen, Copy, Read: Popular Learning in Early Modern Japan endeavors to elucidate the mechanisms by which a growing number of men and women of all social strata became involved in the acquisition of knowledge and skills during the Tokugawa period.
Series: 
Volume: 
46
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004279704
Publication date: 
September 2014

Torquil Duthie, University of California, Los Angeles

In Man’yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan, Torquil Duthie examines the literary representation of the late seventh-century Yamato court as a realm of "all under heaven."
Series: 
Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251717
Publication date: 
January 2014

Vyjayanthi R. Selinger, Bowdoin College

Authorizing the Shogunate is a study of the symbolic construction of warrior order in the Heike monogatari corpus.
Series: 
Volume: 
44
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248106
Publication date: 
July 2013

Yoshiko Imaizumi, Meiji Shrine Research Institute

Sacred Space in the Modern City offers new and original perspectives on a number of controversial issues and important questions concerning Japanese pre- and post-war ideology and identity. The author uses Meiji shrine as a lens with which to investigate the nature of the society that created,...
Series: 
Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248199
Publication date: 
July 2013

Joshua A. Fogel, York University

In Japanese Historiography and the Gold Seal of 57 C.E., Joshua Fogel examines the waves of historiographical analysis that this first item to pass officially from China to Japan has undergone in the two-plus centuries since its discovery.
Series: 
Volume: 
42
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243880
Publication date: 
June 2013

Takeshi Moriyama, Murdoch University

Crossing Boundaries in Tokugawa Society presents a vivid picure of the life of Suzuki Bokushi (1770-1842), an elite villager in a snowy province of Japan, focusing on his interaction with the changing social and cultural environment of the late Tokugawa period (1603-1868).
Series: 
Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236233
Publication date: 
January 2013

Joseph T. Sorensen, University of California at Davis

In Optical Allusions: Screens, Paintings, and Poetry in Classical Japan (ca. 800-1200), Joseph T. Sorensen illustrates how painted screens and other visual art objects contributed to the development of some of the essential characteristics of Japanese court poetry.
Series: 
Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004219311
Publication date: 
July 2012

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