Uncharted Waters: Intellectual Life in the Edo Period

Essays in Honour of W.J. Boot

Anna Beerens and Mark Teeuwen

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€117,00
$144.00
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ISBN13: 
9789004216730
E-ISBN: 
9789004229013
Publication Date: 
May 2012
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Hardback
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approx. 300 pp.
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ISSN: 
0925-6512
Volume: 
38

Edited by Martha Chaiklin Zayed University, Dubai

Mediated by Gifts is a collection of essays by top scholars on gifts, giving and the social and political forces that shaped these practices in medieval and early modern Japan.
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Volume: 
57
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004335158
Publication date: 
December 2016
€99,00
$119.00

Herbert Jonsson, Dalarna University, Sweden

In Reading Japanese Haikai Poetry Herbert Jonsson makes an analysis of a number of poems composed by the eighteenth-century master Yosa Buson. The study offers the reader a wealth of explanations, displaying the varied perspectives available.
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Volume: 
56
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311183
Publication date: 
January 2016
€98,00
$118.00

Charles Exley, University of Pittsburgh

In Satō Haruo and Modern Japanese Literature, Charles Exley examines Satō’s novels and short stories from the 1910 s through the 1930s, placing them in discursive and historical context.
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Volume: 
55
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004309418
Publication date: 
January 2016
€49,00
$59.00

Atsuko Sakaki, University of Toronto

Through close reading of photography-inspired texts by Tanizaki, Abe, Horie and Kanai, The Rhetoric of Photography in Modern Japanese Literature by Atsuko Sakaki examines the Japanese literary engagement with photography as a means of bringing forgotten subject-object dynamics to light.
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Volume: 
54
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004306196
Publication date: 
October 2015
€103,00
$133.00

Sven Matthiessen, independent scholar

In Japanese Pan-Asianism and the Philippines from the Late 19th Century to the End of World War II Sven Matthiessen offers an account of the development of Japanese Pan-Asianism and the perception of the Philippines within this ideology.
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Volume: 
53
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004305533
Publication date: 
November 2015
€98,00
$127.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004300989
Publication date: 
September 2015
€114,00
$148.00

Edwina Palmer, Victoria University of Wellington

In this new critical edition of Harima Fudoki, Edwina Palmer presents a fresh translation and interpretation of the stories of gods, people and places contained in this important eighth-century Japanese document, a primary source for all who study ancient Japan.
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Volume: 
51
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269361
Publication date: 
November 2015
€114,00
$128.00

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.
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Volume: 
50
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004293397
E-ISBN: 
9789004294592
Publication date: 
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.
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Volume: 
49
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288911
E-ISBN: 
9789004293786
Publication date: 
May 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 her time in...
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Volume: 
48
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004291065
E-ISBN: 
9789004291072
Publication date: 
April 2015
€125,00
$163.00

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