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Book Announcement: Three-Dimensional Reading: Stories of Time and Space in Japanese Modernist Fiction, 1911-1932

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Three-Dimensional Reading: Stories of Time and Space in Japanese Modernist Fiction, 1911-1932 Editor: Yiu, Angela; 280pp. July 2013 Paper – Price: $25.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3801-0 Cloth – Price: $55.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3662-7 A 29th-century dystopian society seen … Continue reading

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Resource: Old Photos of Japan

Ever wonder what Japan looked like in the Meiji period? Old Photos of Japan is a curated collection of photos from the Meiji, Taisho, and early Showa periods, roughly 1860-1930. The website is curated by DUITS, boutique journalism and stock … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Kokugaku in Meiji-period Japan: The Modern Transformation of ‘National Learning’ and the Formation of Scholarly Societies

Leiden, Boston: Global Oriental, 2012 (313 p.) Kokugaku in Meiji-period Japan offers a new perspective on scholarly networks and the foundations of modern Japan. Utilizing never-explored original sources and with a unique focus on the persons involved, Michael Wachutka elucidates how kokugaku … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: A Place in Public: Women’s Rights in Meiji Japan

A Place in Public: Women’s Rights in Meiji Japan Marnie S. Anderson This book addresses how gender became a defining category in the political and social modernization of Japan. During the early decades of the Meiji period (1868–1912), the Japanese … Continue reading

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Rare Book Workshop: “The Art of the Book in Edo and Meiji Japan, 1615-1912”

University of Virginia Rare Book School welcomes applications for its upcoming course, “The Art of the Book in Edo and Meiji Japan, 1615-1912,” which will be taught by Ellis Tinios, Honorary Lecturer at the University of Leeds, visiting researcher at … Continue reading

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