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Call for Papers: From “Asia’s Prussians“ to “Yellow Devils“: Images of the Japanese Army from the Meiji Restoration to the End of the Second World War

CFP: From “Asia’s Prussians“ to “Yellow Devils“: Images of the Japanese Army from the Meiji Restoration to the End of the Second World War Prof. Dr. Frank Jacob (New York) and Prof. Dr. Sepp Linhart (Vienna) The Meiji Restoration since 1868 changed … Continue reading

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Funding: [general] Truman-Kauffman Research Fellowship

Truman-Kauffman Research Fellowship Applications are due December 1, 2012. Project Description The Truman Library Institute is pleased to add to its existing Research Grants Program an exciting new project – the Truman-Kauffman Research Program.  Thanks to the generosity of the … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Occidentalism: Defining the Japanese Self

Rachael Hutchinson, Nagai Kafū’s Occidentalism: Defining the Japanese Self SUNY Press, November 2011 Hardcover 299 pages $80.00 Paperback and e-version forthcoming Describes how writer Nagai Kafū (1879–1959) used his experience of the West to reconcile modernization and Japanese identity. Nagai Kafū … Continue reading

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