Tag Archives: Tokugawa

Book Announcement: Spectacular Accumulation: Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and Samurai Sociability

Spectacular Accumulation: Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and Samurai Sociability was published by the University of Hawaii Press in January of 2016. The book is based on a decade of research into the documentary and material evidence from sixteenth- and seventeenth-century … Continue reading

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Conference: The Life and Legacy of Tokugawa Ieyasu

A conference to examine the legacy of Tokugawa Ieyasu will be held at Durham University on the 7th-9th of June to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Ieyasu’s death falling this year. We are delighted to invite you to join us. The … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Spectacular Accumulation: Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and Samurai Sociability

Via University of Hawai’i Press. 256pp. December 2015 Cloth – Price: $49.00 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5157-6 In Spectacular Accumulation, Morgan Pitelka investigates the significance of material culture and sociability in late sixteenth-century Japan, focusing in particular on the career and afterlife of … 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: Meiji Restoration Losers: Memory and Tokugawa Supporters in Modern Japan

Meiji Restoration Losers: Memory and Tokugawa Supporters in Modern Japan, published through the Harvard Asia Center, is now available. This book is about the “losers” of the Meiji Restoration and the supporters who promoted their legacy. Although the violence of … 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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Book Announcement: Early Modern Japan: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life in the Age of the Shoguns

Voices of Early Modern Japan Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life during the Age of the Shoguns Constantine Vaporis (Author) Trade Paperback · 352 Pages $36.00 U.S. · $41.50 CAN · £23.99 U.K. · €25.99 E.U. ISBN 9780813349008 Description Voices of … Continue reading

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Symposium: Interpreting Parades and Processions of Edo Japan: History, Culture, and Foreign Relations

An exciting joint international symposium, ” Interpreting Parades and Processions of Edo Japan: History, Culture, and Foreign Relations,” will be held at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, on February 11, 2013. The online registration is now open. … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Voices of Early Modern Japan. Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life during the Age of the Shoguns

Constantine Nomikos Vaporis. Greenwood Press,2012. 254 pages. ISBN 978-0-313-39200-9 eISBN 978-0-313-39201-6. Voices of Early Modern Japan: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life during the Age of the Shoguns spans an extraordinary period of Japanese history, ranging from the unification of the … Continue reading

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