Uncharted Waters: Intellectual Life in the Edo Period

Essays in Honour of W.J. Boot

Anna Beerens and Mark Teeuwen

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€110,00
$144.00
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ISBN13: 
9789004216730
E-ISBN: 
9789004229013
Publication Date: 
May 2012
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
approx. 300 pp.
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ISSN: 
0925-6512
Volume: 
38

Edited by Peter Nosco, University of British Columbia, James E. Ketelaar University of Chicago, and Yasunori Kojima, International Christian University, Tokyo

The chapters in this volume use diverse methodologies to challenge a number of long-standing assumptions regarding the principal contours of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Japanese society, especially regarding values, social hierarchy, state authority, and the construction and spread of...
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Volume: 
52
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300217
Expected: 
September 2015
€114,00
$148.00

David Quinter, University of Alberta

In From Outcasts to Emperors, David Quinter illuminates the Shingon Ritsu movement founded by the charismatic Buddhist monk Eison (1201–90) at Saidaiji in Nara, Japan, with a focus on Eison and his disciples’ involvement in the cult of the bodhisattva Mañjuśrī.
Series: 
Volume: 
50
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004293397
Expected: 
June 2015
€125,00
$162.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004293786
Expected: 
June 2015
€125,00
$162.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004291072
Publication date: 
April 2015
€125,00
$163.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004288294
Publication date: 
April 2015
€214,00
$278.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004279728
Publication date: 
September 2014
€125,00
$162.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004264540
Publication date: 
January 2014
€49,00
$63.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004255333
Publication date: 
July 2013
€98,00
$125.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004254183
Publication date: 
July 2013
€128,00
$163.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004244191
Publication date: 
June 2013
€149,00
$190.00

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