Tag Archives: Japanese history

Book Announcement: The Orphan Tsunami of 1700: Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America

Via University of Washington Press. The Orphan Tsunami of 1700: Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America BRIAN F. ATWATER, SATOKO MUSUMI-ROKKAKU, KENJI SATAKE, YOSHINOBU TSUJI, KAZUE UEDA, AND DAVID K. YAMAGUCHI $30.00S PAPERBACK (9780295998084) $90.00X HARDCOVER (9780295998091) PUBLISHED: … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor in Japanese History, Connecticut College

One-year, 2/3 appointment, visiting, assistant professor or instructor in Japanese history Japanese History, Connecticut College The Department of History invites applicants for a one-year visiting position, beginning in July 1, 2016. This is a benefits eligible, two-thirds appointment, carrying a 2-2 … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Part-time job in Modern Japanese History, J. F. Oberlin University, Tokyo

via H-Japan: Institution: J. F. Oberlin University Location: Tokyo, Japan Position: Part-time instructor in modern Japanese history Period: Fall 2016, with possible renewal after that J. F. Oberlin University is searching for a part-time instructor for “Modern Japanese History,” an … Continue reading

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Workshop: Isles of Gold Revisited: New Approaches to the Study of Early Modern Maps

Please see the schedule below for an exciting workshop in celebration of Sir Hugh Cortazzi’s collection of historical maps of Japan. Attendance is free of charge, but please register in advance – the details will soon be available on the … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: A history of Japan

If you have two eyes, know someone who knows something about Japan, and are on the internet, you have probably already been linked to this viral video that’s made the rounds in the last couple days. A 9-minute summary of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Myōtei Dialogues: A Japanese Christian Critique of Native Traditions

The Myōtei Dialogues A Japanese Christian Critique of Native Traditions http://www.brill.com/products/book/myotei-dialogues The Myōtei Dialogues is the first complete English translation one of the most important works of early Japanese Christianity. Fukansai Habian’s Myōtei mondō (1605) presents a sharp critique of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan

The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan FEDERICO MARCON Between the early seventeenth and the mid-nineteenth century, the field of natural history in Japan separated itself from the discipline of medicine, produced knowledge that … Continue reading

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