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Book Announcement: The Last Female Emperor of Nara Japan, 749-770

The Last Female Emperor of Nara Japan, 749-770by Ross Bender The last female emperor of Nara Japan was Kōken/Shōtoku Tennō, who ruled from 749 to 770, with an interregnum from 758 to 764. She was the last in a series of … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Premodern Japanese History, J. F. Oberlin University

J.F. Oberlin University is searching for a part-time instructor for “Premodern Japanese History,” an upper-division survey course taught in English. The opening is for the fall semester of 2016, with the possibility of renewal for subsequent years. The 4-credit course … Continue reading

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