Japan Studies

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Japan's Emergence as a Modern State - 60th anniv. ed.

Political and Economic Problems of the Meiji Period

UBC Press

"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

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Resisting Manchukuo

Chinese Women Writers and the Japanese Occupation

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Japan's Modern Prophet

Uchimura Kanzô, 1861-1930

UBC Press

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.

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Images in Asian Religions

Text and Contexts

UBC Press

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.

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Dominion and the Rising Sun

Canada Encounters Japan, 1929-1941

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Japan at the Millennium

Joining Past and Future

UBC Press

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.

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Forestry and the Forest Industry in Japan

Edited by Yoshiya Iwai
UBC Press

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.

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Japanese Historians and the National Myths, 1600-1945

The Age of the Gods and Emperor Jinmu

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This is the first comprehensive study of modern Japanese historians and their relationship to nationalism and how they interpreted ancient myths of their origins.

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The Mountain Is Moving

Japanese Women's Lives

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The Mountain Is Moving describes postwar Japanese society and the roles that women are expected to play within it.

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