Tag Archives: Japanese history

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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Job Opening: Japanese History, Seton Hall University

Institution:       Seton Hall University Location:          New Jersey, United States Position:           Assistant Professor, Japanese History The Department of History at Seton Hall University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Premodern Japanese History, J. F. Oberlin University

J.F. Oberlin University is searching for a part-time instructor for “Premodern Japanese History,” an upper-division survey course taught in English. The opening is for the fall semester of 2016, with the possibility of renewal for subsequent years. The 4-credit course … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection

Via the University of Washington Press. Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection ANDREAS MARKS $40.00 PAPERBACK (ISBN 9780989371872) hardcover not available PUBLISHED: July 2015 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Art BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 208 pp., 310 illus., 9.5 … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Monster of the Twentieth Century, Kotoku Shusui and Japan’s First Anti-Imperialist Movement

This extended monograph examines the work of the radical journalist Kotoku Shusui and Japan’s anti-imperialist movement of the early twentieth century. It includes the first English translation of Imperialism (Teikokushugi), Kotoku’s classic 1901 work. Kotoku Shusui was a Japanese socialist, … Continue reading

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