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Book Announcement: Seismic Japan: The Long History and Continuing Legacy of the Ansei Edo Earthquake

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Seismic Japan: The Long History and Continuing Legacy of the Ansei Edo Earthquake Author: Gregory Smits 256pp. December 2013 Cloth - Price: $54.00ISBN: 978-0-8248-3817-1 What are we to make of contemporary newspapers in Japan speculating about the possible … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium Editor: Burns, Susan L.; Brooks, Barbara J.; 312pp. December 2013 Cloth – Price: $45.00ISBN: 978-0-8248-3715-0 Beginning in the nineteenth century, law as practice, discourse, and ideology became a … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints

Via University of Washington Press. Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints CAROLYN M. PUTNEY, KENDALL BROWN, KOYAMA SHUKO, PAUL BINNIE paperback not available $49.95 HARDCOVER (9780935172515) PUBLISHED: January 2014 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Art BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 352 pp., 343 color illus., … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

Read about the writing of this book on The University of Michigan Record! Via Princeton University Press. The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism Robert E. Buswell Jr. & Donald S. Lopez Jr. Cloth ISBN: 9780691157863 2013 | $65.00 / £44.95 eBook … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Heritage Management in Korea and Japan

Via H-Japan Heritage Management in Korea and Japan: The Politics of Antiquity and Identity Hyung Il-Pai December 2013 298 pp. ISBN: 9780295993058 Paperback $30.00 ISBN: 9780295993041 Hardcover $70.00 Publisher’s blurb, from University of Washington Press: Imperial tombs, Buddhist architecture, palaces, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kukai and Dogen on the Art of Enlightenment

Via Oxford University Press. Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kukai and Dogen on the Art of Enlightenment Author: Pamela D. Winfield Price(incl.tax): 3,224 yen ISBN: 9780199945559 224 Pages Paperback Feb 2013 Pamela D. Winfield offers a fascinating juxtaposition and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Tang China in Multi-polar Asia: A History of Diplomacy and War

http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-8941-9780824836443.aspx by Wang Zhenping 2013, 480 pages $65.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3644-3, Hardcover Publisher’s blurb: Using a synthetic narrative approach, this ambitious work uses the lens of multipolarity to analyze Tang China’s (618–907) relations with Turkestan; the Korean states of Koguryŏ, Silla, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Constructing East Asia: Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan’s Wartime Era, 1931-1945

Via Stanford University Press. Constructing East Asia: Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan’s Wartime Era, 1931-1945 Aaron Stephen Moore 2013, Available Now 328 pp. ISBN: 9780804785396 Cloth $55.00 ISBN: 9780804786690 E-book $55.00 The conventional understanding of Japanese wartime ideology has … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Three-Dimensional Reading: Stories of Time and Space in Japanese Modernist Fiction, 1911-1932

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Three-Dimensional Reading: Stories of Time and Space in Japanese Modernist Fiction, 1911-1932 Editor: Yiu, Angela; 280pp. July 2013 Paper – Price: $25.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3801-0 Cloth – Price: $55.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3662-7 A 29th-century dystopian society seen … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: ‘Brewed in Japan: The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry

Brewed in Japan: The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry Jeffrey W. Alexander   www.brewedinjapan.com. Summary: Spanning the earliest attempts to brew beer in Japan to the recent popularity of local craft brews, ‘Brewed in Japan’ charts beer’s steady rise to become … Continue reading

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