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Resource: Japanese Children’s Literature: A History from the International Library of Children’s Literature Collections

Japan’s National Diet Library (NDL) has a ton of digitized resources in both English and Japanese. So much so that sometimes it’s easy to forget how many of those resources have been curated into mini-exhibitions or databases geared toward specific … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Children, Family and Migration in East Asia

This international conference is jointly organized by the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, and the Department of Sociology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Under conditions of economic globalization, migration across borders – whether international or internal – … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Mabiki: Infanticide and Population Growth in Eastern Japan, 1660-1950

Title: Mabiki: Infanticide and Population Growth in Eastern Japan, 1660-1950 (UC Press, May 2013) Author: Fabian Drixler Summary: This book tells the story of a society reversing deeply held worldviews and revolutionizing its demography. In parts of eighteenth-century Japan, couples … Continue reading

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