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Book Announcement: The Tales of Ise [new translation]

The Tales of Ise Translated by Peter MacMillan One of the three seminal works of Japanese literature, this beautiful collection of poems and tales offers an unparalleled insight into ancient Japan. Along with the Tale of Genji and One Hundred … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Stakes of Exposure: Anxious Bodies in Postwar Japanese Art

The Stakes of Exposure Anxious Bodies in Postwar Japanese Art Author: Namiko Kunimoto How would artistic practice contribute to political change in post–World War II Japan? How could artists negotiate the imbalanced global dynamics of the art world and also … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Honored and Dishonored Guests: Westerners in Wartime Japan

Honored and Dishonored Guests: Westerners in Wartime Japan  W. Puck Brecher About the book: The brutality and racial hatred exhibited by Japan’s military during the Pacific War piqued outrage in the West and fanned resentments throughout Asia. Public understanding of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015

Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015: Developments and Dialogues Ari Seligmann Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015 uses a series of thematic lenses to explain the rich history of Japanese architectural developments from the 1920s foundation of modern architecture to contemporary permutations of modern … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: History of Japanese Psychology

The History of Japanese Psychology: Global Perspectives, 1875–1950 by Brian J. McVeigh, Bloomsbury Press, 2017.  ISBN-13: 978-1474283083 // ISBN-10: 147428308X During the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries the individual became the basic, self-contained unit of society whose interior life was increasingly … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Recasting the Past: An Early Modern Tales of Ise for Children

Recasting the Past: An Early Modern Tales of Ise for Children (Brill, 2016) ISBN: 9789004337138; List price: €59 / $65 http://www.brill.com/products/book/recasting-past-early-modern-tales-ise-children In Recasting the Past: An Early Modern Tales of Ise for Children Laura Moretti recreates in image and text … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: In Search of the Way Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860

In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860 Richard Bowring In Search of the Way is a history of intellectual and religious developments in Japan during the Tokugawa period, covering the years 1582-1860. It begins with … Continue reading

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