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.
- Publication year: 1998
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.
- Publication year: 2004
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.
- Publication year: 2005
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
- Publication year: 2000
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.
- Publication year: 2008
Investigates the impact of American Protestant missions on modern Japan and Japanese-American relations.
- Publication year: 2009
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.
- Publication year: 2010
The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry
This book explores the many challenges that faced the early production and sale of beer in Japan, including its evolution from a uniquely Western beverage into a thoroughly domestic Japanese commodity by the post-Second World War era.
- Publication year: 2013
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.
- Publication year: 2020
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