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Book Announcement: Letters from Japan’s Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Letters from Japan’s Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries Correspondence of Warlords, Tea Masters, Zen Priests, and Aristocrats Morgan Pitelka, Reiko Tanimura, Takashi Masuda Cultural historians Morgan Pitelka and Reiko Tanimura partner with one of Japan’s premier experts in calligraphy and letter … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: An Imperial Concubine’s Tale: Scandal, Shipwreck, and Salvation in Seventeenth-Century Japan

Japan in the early seventeenth century was a wild place. Serial killers stalked the streets of Kyoto at night, while noblemen and women mingled freely at the imperial palace, drinking saké and watching kabuki dancing in the presence of the … Continue reading

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