Tag Archives: Tokugawa Japan

Fun Link Friday: Ukiyo-e project and modern prints

We’ve covered modern takes on and uses of ukiyo-e prints from early modern Japan a handful of times for our Fun Link Fridays here at Shinpai Deshou. The latest way in which ukiyo-e can be seen persisting in the cultural imaginary is … Continue reading

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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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Travel Grants: UC Berkeley Conference, Tokugawa and the Visual World

The Regime and the Scene. Or, What Difference Did the Tokugawa Shogunate Make to the Visual World of Early Modern Japan? Friday, October 28, 2016 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Women’s Faculty Club Lounge University of California, Berkeley http://tokugawavisualworld2016.weebly.com/ “Visual … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman’s Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan

Via University of Hawai’i Press The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman’s Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan Author: Nenzi, Laura 280pp. February 2015 Cloth – Price: $48.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-3957-4 Categories: Asia, Japan, history, biography The Chaos and … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan

Adam Clulow Columbia Studies in International and Global History Cloth, 352 pages, Color Illus.: 9, , Maps: 2, ISBN: 978-0-231-16428-3 $55.00 /  $B# (B38.00 Published by Columbia University Press http://cup.columbia.edu/book/978-0-231-16428-3/the-company-and-the-shogun The Company and the Shogun examines the encounter between the … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Crossing Boundaries in Tokugawa Society: Suzuki Bokushi, a Rural Elite Commoner

Suzuki Bokushi (1770-1842) was an elite villager in Echigo, a snowy province of Japan. Crossing Boundaries in Tokugawa Society presents a vivid picture of the life and world of this rural commoner, focusing on his interaction with the changing social … Continue reading

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