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Book Announcement: Individuality in Early Modern Japan: Thinking for Oneself

Individuality in Early Modern Japan: Thinking for Oneself By Peter Nosco Two of the most commonly alleged features of Japanese society are its homogeneity and its encouragement of conformity, as represented by the saying that the nail that sticks up … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan’s Wartime Era, 1931-1945

Technology, Ideology, and Empire in Japan’s Wartime Era, 1931-1945 (Stanford University Press, 2013) For more information: http://www.sup.org/book.cgi?id=22812 Table of contents: http://www.sup.org/pages.cgi?isbn=0804785392&item=Contents_pages&page=1 The conventional understanding of Japanese wartime ideology has for years been summed up by just a few words: anti-modern, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Public Opinion – Propaganda – Ideology

Public Opinion – Propaganda – Ideology: Theories on the Press and its Social Function in Interwar Japan, 1918-1937 As early as prewar Japan, thinkers of various intellectual proveniences had begun discussing the most important topics of contemporary media and communication … Continue reading

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Book announcement: From Sovereign to Symbol: An Age of Ritual Determinism in Fourteenth Century Japan

Thomas Donald Conlan ISBN13: 9780199778102 ISBN10: 0199778108 Hardback, 256 pages Fourteenth-century Japan witnessed a fundamental political and intellectual conflict about the nature of power and society, a conflict that was expressed through the rituals and institutions of two rival courts. … Continue reading

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Call for Papers/Panels: Cool New Asia (Auckland NZ)

Cool New Asia: Asian Popular Culture in a Local Context Date: 25th and 26th November, 2011 Location: Unitec Institute of Technology: Auckland, New Zealand. Abstract Submission Due Date: August 31st, 2011. Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Koichi Iwabuchi (Waseda University, Tokyo) … Continue reading

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