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Book Announcement: Monster of the Twentieth Century, Kotoku Shusui and Japan’s First Anti-Imperialist Movement

This extended monograph examines the work of the radical journalist Kotoku Shusui and Japan’s anti-imperialist movement of the early twentieth century. It includes the first English translation of Imperialism (Teikokushugi), Kotoku’s classic 1901 work. Kotoku Shusui was a Japanese socialist, … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan

SOAS STUDIES IN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY JAPAN Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan.  Emily Anderson October 2014 Christianity and Imperialism in Modern Japan explores how Japanese Protestants engaged with the unsettling changes that resulted from Japan’s emergence as a world … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Viscount Hayashi in The Lady’s Realm Magazine

This week’s fun link is a combination of my enjoyment of first-person accounts, historical ladies magazines, and the late Meiji period. This article from The Lady’s Realm (1903-4), a British women’s magazine, details the lifestyle of Viscount Hayashi and his wife Misao. I … Continue reading

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Book announcement: Japan’s Siberian Intervention, 1918-1922: “A Great Disobedience Against the People”

Now available from Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield, as the second title in their New Studies of Modern Japan series. http://www.lexingtonbooks.com/Catalog/SingleBook.shtml?command=Search&db=%5EDB/CATALOG.db&eqSKUdata=0739146009 Hard cover ISBN: 978-0-7391-4600-2, $75. Soft cover ISBN: 978-0-7391-4601-9, $29.95. The first complete narrative of the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Inter-Asian Connections III Workshop: Asian Crossings, 1789-1914

http://www.ssrc.org/programs/pages/interasia-program/inter-asian-connections-iii-workshop-asian-crossings-1789-1914/ WORKSHOP DIRECTORS: Ross Forman National University of Singapore ellrgf@nus.edu.sg Julia Kuehn  The University of Hong Kong jkuehn@hku.hk Call for Workshop Papers  DEADLINE: June 24, 2011 The long nineteenth century was a period of major social, economic, and cultural shifts … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Translating Asia: Studying China in Imperial Japan, 1895-1936

The Department of History at the Free University of Berlin (Prof. Sebastian Conrad) is inviting applications for a graduate student with the aim of pursuing a Ph.D. in the project Translating Asia: Studying China in Imperial Japan, 1895-1936. Positions will … Continue reading

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