Tag Archives: Japanese history

Book Announcement: Legal Reform in Taiwan under Japanese Colonial Rule, 1895-1945

Via University of Washington Press. Legal Reform in Taiwan under Japanese Colonial Rule, 1895-1945 The Reception of Western Law TAY-SHENG WANG $40.00S PAPERBACK (9780295994475) ADD TO CART $75.00X HARDCOVER (9780295978277) ADD TO CART PUBLISHED: December 2014 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Studies … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Networks and Negotiations: UCSB Graduate Student Conference

Announcing the following graduate student conference being held at the University of California, Santa Barbara, February 12-13, 2016, and to invite abstract submissions. This conference aims to explore the relationships between institutions, polities and frameworks in premodern Japan. With the theme … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: (Workshop) Place, Space, and Time in Japanese History”

Call for Papers: February 13-14, 2016 We are delighted to announce that a workshop, “Place, Space, and Time in Japanese History” will take place on Saturday-Sunday February 13-14, 2016, at the University of Chicago.  This two-day workshop proposes to explore how … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: Korean and Japanese History

The European Forum on Korean-Japanese History  “Circuits of Knowledge, Goods, and People” International Workshop 19 December 2015, University of Cambridge Established in March 2012, the European Forum on Korean-Japanese History aims to promote dialogue between historians of Korea and Japan … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Dahl’s Japan

With apologies for getting political, I just came across these English-language political cartoons from the Japan Times, and (if you are politically aligned with their positions) they are just wonderful. As his bio on the Japan Times website says, “Roger … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Pacific Strife

Inter-regional histories are all the rage these days, and Pacific Strife: The Great Powers and their Political and Economic Rivalries in Asia and the Western Pacific, 1870-1914, by Kees van Dijk (Amsterdam University Press, 2015) is certainly that. Most historians, … Continue reading

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Resource: Digital Image Collections on Japan’s Constitution

The University of Michigan Digital Library Production Service (DLPS) has two interesting digital image resources from their Alfred Hussey Collection that are open to the public for education and research. The first is the Alfred Hussey Collection: Japan’s Constitution Slides: … Continue reading

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