Japan Studies

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Resisting Manchukuo

Chinese Women Writers and the Japanese Occupation

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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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Contradictory Impulses

Canada and Japan in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

Contradictory Impulses is a comprehensive study of the social, political, and economic interactions between Canada and Japan from the late nineteenth century until today.

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American Missionaries, Christian Oyatoi, and Japan, 1859-73

UBC Press

Investigates the impact of American Protestant missions on modern Japan and Japanese-American relations.

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Reconstructing Kobe

The Geography of Crisis and Opportunity

UBC Press

Explores the decade-long challenge to reconstruct Kobe after the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995.

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Reforming Japan

The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union in the Meiji Period

UBC Press

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.

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Xavier's Legacies

Catholicism in Modern Japanese Culture

Edited by Kevin M. Doak
UBC Press

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.

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Principles of Reiki

Revised Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This concise introduction covers the history and spiritual principles of Reiki, an ancient Japanese healing system based on channelling spiritual energy through the hands.

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