Sex, Sexuality, and the Constitution
Enshrining the Right to Sexual Autonomy in Japan
Sex, Sexuality, and the Constitution persuasively demonstrates the need to entrench protections for individual sexual autonomy within constitutional law.
Translating the Occupation
The Japanese Invasion of China, 1931–45
Featuring a collection of translated texts written by writers who lived through the occupation, Translating the Occupation challenges and deepens our understanding of the tensions and transformations that Japanese invasion wrought on Chinese society.
The Japanese in Changchun, 1905–45
While other studies focus on the role of diplomats and the military, Constructing Empire demonstrates that building the Japanese empire also required civilian participation.
Catholicism in Modern Japanese Culture
By exposing Catholicism’s long-term influence in Japan, this volume disrupts conventional assumptions about tradition, modernity, and Christianity in the East and the West.
The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union in the Meiji Period
Challenges received notions about women’s political involvement and engagement with the state in Meiji Japan by exploring the activism of members of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union.
The Geography of Crisis and Opportunity
Explores the decade-long challenge to reconstruct Kobe after the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995.
American Missionaries, Christian Oyatoi, and Japan, 1859-73
Investigates the impact of American Protestant missions on modern Japan and Japanese-American relations.
Canada and Japan in the Twentieth Century
Contradictory Impulses is a comprehensive study of the social, political, and economic interactions between Canada and Japan from the late nineteenth century until today.
Chinese Women Writers and the Japanese Occupation
Japan's Modern Prophet
Uchimura Kanzô, 1861-1930
Charts the introduction of Christianity to Japan through the life of Uchimura Kanzô, was one of Japan’s foremost thinkers, whose ideas influenced contemporary novelists, statesmen, reformers, and religious leaders.
Images in Asian Religions
Text and Contexts
A comprehensive and balanced look at the role of images in Asian religions, which examines aspects of the reception of image worship that have only begun to be studied.
Dominion and the Rising Sun
Canada Encounters Japan, 1929-1941
Japan at the Millennium
Joining Past and Future
A critical, multi-disciplinary study of economics, politics, society and culture, this collection of essays examines the concepts of “change” and “continuity” in contemporary Japan.
Forestry and the Forest Industry in Japan
Representing the work of distinguished Japanese scholars, this is the first comprehensive English-language overview of forestry, forest management, and the forest products industry in Japan.
Japan's Emergence as a Modern State - 60th anniv. ed.
Political and Economic Problems of the Meiji Period
"As provocative a touchstone as we will ever have for understanding the early encounter of Western historians with Japan's emergence as a modern state." - Jown Dower
Japanese Historians and the National Myths, 1600-1945
The Age of the Gods and Emperor Jinmu
This is the first comprehensive study of modern Japanese historians and their relationship to nationalism and how they interpreted ancient myths of their origins.
The Mountain Is Moving
Japanese Women's Lives
The Mountain Is Moving describes postwar Japanese society and the roles that women are expected to play within it.
A Heart at Leisure from Itself
Caroline Macdonald of Japan
This book throws light on Japanese-Canadian relations in the first few decades of this century.
Tense and Aspect in Modern Colloquial Japanese
This work lays the foundation for a systematization of aspectual categories on the basis of realized versus unrealized rather than completive and incompletive categories.
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