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Book Announcement: History and the State in Nineteenth-Century Japan: The World, the Nation and the Search for a Modern Past

Margaret Mehl. History and the State in Nineteenth-Century Japan: The World, the Nation and the Search for a Modern Past. Second Edition with New Preface. Copenhagen: The Sound Book Press, 2017. ISBN   978-87-997283-4-3 (pbk) The nineteenth century saw the emergence both of history … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Merchant’s Tale

The Merchant’s Tale: Yokohama and the Transformation of Japan Simon Partner Columbia University Press In April 1859, at age fifty, Shinohara Chūemon left his old life behind. Chūemon, a well-off farmer in his home village, departed for the new port … Continue reading

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Job Opening: History Lecturer (Asia), University of Florida

The University of Florida invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track appointment in modern Asian history at the rank of lecturer to begin August 16, 2018. Area of specialization/region is open, but the candidate will be expected to teach regional … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Modern Japanese history, University of Victoria

Institution :  University of Victoria Location:  British Columbia, Canada Position:  Assistant Professor, Modern Japanese History The Department of Pacific and Asian Studies at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, effective 1 July … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Outcasts of Empire: Japan’s Rule on Taiwan’s “Savage Border” 1874-1945

Barclay, Paul D. Outcasts of Empire: Japan’s Rule on Taiwan’s “Savage Border” 1874-1945. It can be viewed or downloaded at: https://www.luminosoa.org/site/books/10.1525/luminos.41/ Outcasts of Empire unveils the causes and consequences of capitalism’s failure to “batter down all Chinese walls” in modern Taiwan. Adopting micro- and … Continue reading

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Funding: Wolfsonian Fellowship Program (modern Japan)

Wolfsonian-FIU Fellowship Program The Wolfsonian-Florida International University is a museum and research center that promotes the examination of modern visual and material culture. The focus of the Wolfsonian collection is on North American and European decorative arts, propaganda, architecture, and … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Tenure-Track Faculty: Modern East Asian Historian, University of St. Thomas

Institution: University of St. Thomas Location: Minnesota, United States Position: Tenure Track Faculty The History Department at the University of St. Thomas (MN) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Modern East Asian history (post-1500). Geographic and/or thematic specializations are open. Position … Continue reading

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