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Book Announcement: The Great Transformation of Japanese Capitalism

The Great Transformation of Japanese Capitalism Edited by Sébastien Lechevalier Translated by J. A. A. Stockwin Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies Routledge Description In the 1980s the performance of Japan’s economy was an international success story, and led many economists … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Lords of the Sea: Pirates, Violence, and Commerce in Late Medieval Japan

Lords of the Sea: Pirates, Violence, and Commerce in Late Medieval Japan Peter D. Shapinsky   Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies Number 76 A John Whitney Hall Book Published by the Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan ISBN … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan

Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan edited by Andrea Germer, Vera Mackie and Ulrike Wöhr, Routledge, 2014 Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan makes a unique contribution to the international literature on the formation of modern nation–states in … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868

Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868 by Brian Woodall 300 pages  Pubdate: 06/17/2014  6 x 9  5 figures, 12 tables The world’s third largest economy and a stable democracy, Japan remains a significant world power; but its economy has … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Sarashina Diary: A Woman’s Life in Eleventh-century Japan

Sonja Arntzen and Itō Moriyuki are pleased to announce the publication of their collaborative work, which as some subscribers to this list know has been a long time in preparation: The Sarashina Diary: A Woman’s Life in Eleventh-century Japan, by Sugawara … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Secrecy’s Power: Covert Shin Buddhists in Japan and Contraditions of Concealment

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Secrecy’s Power: Covert Shin Buddhists in Japan and Contraditions of Concealment Author: Chilson, Clark; 235pp. July 2014 Cloth – Price: $42.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3839-3 Shin has long been one of the most popular forms of Buddhism … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Editors: Mark J. Hudson, Ann-Elise Lewallen, Mark K. Watson 272pp. January 2014 Cloth – Price: $52.00ISBN: 978-0-8248-3697-9 In 2008, 140 years after it had annexed Ainu lands, the Japanese government shocked observers by finally recognizing … Continue reading

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