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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: Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan

Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan edited by Andrea Germer, Vera Mackie and Ulrike Wöhr, Routledge, 2014 Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan makes a unique contribution to the international literature on the formation of modern nation–states in … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japan’s Household Registration System and Citizenship

Japan’s Household Registration System and Citizenship Koseki, Identification and Documentation Edited by David Chapman, Karl Jakon Krogness Routledge – 2014 – 266 pages Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia Japan’s Household Registration System (koseki seido) is an … Continue reading

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Workshop: AAS-SSRC Dissertation Workshop Series

Philadelphia, March 30-April 2, 2014 Open for applications, next deadline is January 6th, 2014. The application is available here: https://soap.ssrc.org/ 2014: Dispossession, Capital, and the State The Association for Asian Studies and the Social Science Research Council are pleased to announce the third … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Shinto Studies in Prewar Japan and the West

Bernhard Scheid, ed., with Kate Wildman Nakai Kami Ways in Nationalist Territory: Shinto Studies in Prewar Japan and the West. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, 2013. Publisher’s blurb: Shinto, literally the way of the kami (gods), is often regarded as Japan’s indigenous religion … Continue reading

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Conference: Premodern Maritime Frontiers in Asia

Maritime Frontiers in Asia: Indigenous Communities and State Control in South China and Southeast Asia, 2000 BCE – 1800 CE Pennsylvania State University Two-day international conference: April 12-13, 2013 Organizers: Kate Baldanza and Erica Brindley Funded by the American Council … Continue reading

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