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Book Announcement: Post-Fascist Japan: Political Culture in Kamakura after the Second World War

Post-Fascist Japan: Political Culture in Kamakura after the Second World War Laura Hein SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan In late 1945 local Japanese turned their energies toward creating new behaviors and institutions that would give young people better … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women: Politics, Personality, and Literary Production in the Life of Nun Abutsu

Via University of Hawai’i Press. http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-8944-9780824835651.aspx Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women: Politics, Personality, and Literary Production in the Life of Nun Abutsu Author: Laffin, Christina; Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women explores the world of thirteenth-century Japan through the life of a prolific … Continue reading

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Book announcement: From Sovereign to Symbol: An Age of Ritual Determinism in Fourteenth Century Japan

Thomas Donald Conlan ISBN13: 9780199778102 ISBN10: 0199778108 Hardback, 256 pages Fourteenth-century Japan witnessed a fundamental political and intellectual conflict about the nature of power and society, a conflict that was expressed through the rituals and institutions of two rival courts. … Continue reading

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