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Book Announcement: Japan Since 1945 From Postwar to Post-Bubble

Does Japan really matter anymore? The challenges of recent Japanese history have led some pundits and scholars to publicly wonder whether Japan’s significance is starting to wane. The multidisciplinary essays that comprise Japan Since 1945 demonstrate its ongoing importance and relevance. Examining … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: CHANGING LIVES: The ‘Postwar’ in Japanese Women’s Autobiographies and Memoirs

CHANGING LIVES: The ‘Postwar’ in Japanese Women’s Autobiographies and Memoirs (Association for Asian Studies, 2013) It is available in paperback ISBN: 978-0-924304-69-9. 216 pages. Changing Lives offers the reader substantial translations from memoirs and autobiographies by Japanese women. It contains … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japan Since 1945:From Postwar to Post-Bubble

Christopher Gerteis and Timothy S. George ‘An excellent interdisciplinary collection of essays on “postwar” Japan, from 1945 to 2011 – from the ashes of defeat to the anxiety of decline. It deserves to be read not only for its fascinating … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Housewives of Japan

http://us.macmillan.com/housewivesofjapan/ofraGoldsteinGidoni Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni Palgrave Macmillan, 6/5/2012 ISBN: 978-0-230-34031-2, ISBN10: 0-230-34031-8,  Women in postwar Japan have never felt completely free from the traditional concept of the housewife. Drawing on a unique ethnographic inquiry, Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni explores the complexities of the relationship … Continue reading

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Book announcement: Japan’s Postwar

Edited by Michael Lucken, Anne Bayard-Sakai, Emmanuel Lozerand Translated by J. A. A. Stockwin Historical surveys of postwar Japan are usually established on the grounds that the era is already over, interpreting “postwar” to be the years directly proceeding World … Continue reading

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