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Book Announcement: Imagining Exile in Heian Japan: banishment in law, literature, and cult

For over three hundred years during the Heian period (794–1185), execution was customarily abolished in favor of banishment. During the same period, exile emerged widely as a concern within literature and legend, in poetry and diaries, and in the cultic … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Power-Relationships in Court Societies. Marriage, Concubinage, Friendship, Kinship, and Patronage in Historical Perspective

International Research Workshop  5-6 March 2015, German Historical Institute Paris  Deadline: 25 January 2015 The GHIP research group “Practices of Power and Interpersonal Relationships at Dynastic Centres (1500-1800)” invites applications for participation in its first workshop. All interpersonal relationships in courtly … Continue reading

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