1 edition of Rethinking Modern Japan found in the catalog.
Rethinking Modern Japan
March 1, 2004 by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English
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Rethinking culture. John W. Dower, the Elting E. Morison Professor of History, is a specialist in modern Japan and U.S.-Japan relations. His award-winning books include Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II (), which won the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award. The Japanese archipelago (日本列島, Nihon Rettō) is a group of 6, islands that form the country of extends over 3, km (1, mi) from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea in the south along the east coast of the Asian continent. The size of Japan is , km 2 (, sq mi) in This makes it times bigger . Books shelved as modern-architecture: Pioneers of Modern Design: From William Morris to Walter Gropius by Nikolaus Pevsner, Architecture and the Crisis o. Get this from a library! Cultural and social division in contemporary Japan: rethinking discourses of inclusion and exclusion. [Yoshikazu Shiobara; Kohei Kawabata; Joel Matthews;] -- "Today, as with most advanced capitalist countries, serious social divides occasioned by the impacts of globalization and neoliberalism have destabilized Japanese society.
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The author situates the process of Japanese knowledge production in the interface between the immediate historical and the wider socio-economic and politico-cultural contexts accompanying the Japanese post-war experience of modernity. This book will be of great value to anyone interested in the history of contemporary Japanese culture and : Paperback.
Rethinking Japan is a book that needs to be read by anyone interested in a better understanding of the recent dramatic shifts in Japan’s domestic as well as foreign and security policies.
Each chapter provides a well-documented and comprehensive analysis of core policies and recent by: 1. Domestically, the six-decade-long Sho¯wa era () that had seen the rise of the fascist regime and the war, as well as the postwar economic recovery and Japan’s ascent to a post-industrial information society, ended with the death of emperor : Yumiko Iida.
Rethinking Identity in Modern Japan: Nationalism as Aesthetics, 1st Edition (e-Book) - Routledge This volume is a major reconsideration of Japanese late modernity and national hegemony which examines the creative and academic works of a number of influential Japanese thinkers.
Yoshikazu Shiobara is a Professor in the Faculty of Law at Keio University, Japan. Kohei Kawabata is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Cooperation and Multicultural Studies at Tsuda University, Japan. Joel Matthews is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Contemporary Culture at Surugadai University, Japan.
"This book forces a rethinking of the contentional dichotomy between tradition and modernity. The authors argue provocatively that much of Japanese 'tradition' is a modern invention."—Gail Lee Bernstein, author of Haruko's World "Sure to stimulate debate in the field of Japanese studies, this Rethinking Modern Japan book work deftly historicizes the origins of such 'traditional practices' as judo or Japanese.
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Japanese historian Louis Perez brings Mikiso Hane's rich and beloved account of early Japanese history up-to-date in this thoroughly revised Second Edition of Premodern text traces the key developments of Japanese history in the premodern period, including the establishment of the imperial dynasty, early influences from China and Korea, the rise of the Cited by: Rethinking nature in contemporary Japan: Science, economics, politics 8 Preface research project has been the deeply felt sense of urgency provoked by the tragic events of 3/11 in Japan.
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New York File Size: 60KB. Bitterly contested memories of war, colonisation, and empire among Japan, China, and Korea have increasingly threatened regional order and security over the past three decades.
In Sino-Japanese relations, identity, territory, and power pull together in a particularly lethal direction, generating dangerous tensions in both geopolitical and memory rivalries. Buzan and Goh. Rethinking Japanese Feminisms Book Description: 'Rethinking Japanese Feminisms" offers a broad overview of the great diversity of feminist thought and practice in Japan from the early twentieth century to the present.
Modern Japan is not only responding to threats from North Korea and China but is also reevaluating its dependence on the United States, Sheila Smith shows. No longer convinced they can rely on Americans to defend their country, Tokyo's political leaders are now confronting the possibility that they may need to prepare the nation's military for war.
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Cultural and Social Division in Contemporary Japan: Rethinking Discourses of Inclusion and Exclusion - CRC Press Book The recent manifestation of exclusionism in Japan has emerged at a time of intensified neoliberal economic policies, increased cross-border migration brought on by globalization, the elevated threat of global terrorism.
Written for a nonspecialist audience and standing on a foundation of fifty years of research in a vast and eclectic range of primary sources, Rethinking Japanese History introduces the English reader to one of Japan's most original and provocative historians.
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Made in Japan by Akio Morita- Autobiography- The autobiography is an interesting motivational book. InMorita graduated from Osaka Imperial University in Physics.
Mathematics was also his the second war war, he was commissioned as a Sub-Lietutent in Japanese Imperial Navy/5. My second book examines Japanese feminist debates from the s to present.
I have also co-edited a volume on rethinking modern Japanese feminism. Current projects include a book on cinematic adaptations of Japanese literature, and a collaborative translation project of a popular text from the early modern period.
Jansen's book is hefty and detailed but very enlightening on the political and social history of modern Japan, with asides on Japanese culture and even philosophy.
One gets a good insight into the many influences on Japan and Japan's responses.4/5. Mark Ravina (born ) is a scholar of early modern (Tokugawa) Japanese history, and Professor of History at Emory University, where he has taught since Outside of academic circles, he is likely most well known for his book The Last Samurai: the Life and Battles of Saigō Takamori, published in Buy Re-Thinking Autism: Diagnosis, Identity and Equality by Katherine Runswick-Cole, Rebecca Mallett and Sami Timimi (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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Eiko Maruko Siniawer, Professor of History at Williams College, specializes in the history of modern Japan. Her first book (Ruffians, Yakuza, Nationalists) examines issues of political violence and democracy through a focus on violence specialists, or the professionally violent. The book explores the ways in which ruffianism became embedded and institutionalized in the practice of modern.
Representing an unprecedented collaboration among international scholars from Asia, Europe, and the United States, this volume rewrites the history of East Asia by rethinking the contentious relationship between Confucianism and women.
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For true modern Japanese pieces, head to the source. Ookkuu, a Tokyo-based furniture company, offers everything from stylish lantern lights to beautifully sculpted chairs. The company will even Author: Kelsey Machado.
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In his person, indigenous tradition, politics, and Western influence came together to set the course the reconception of religion would take in by: 8. Sheldon Garon is the Nissan Professor in Japanese Studies, professor of history, and professor of East Asian studies at Princeton specialized in modern and contemporary Japanese history with interests also in transnational history and the history of ideas between Asia, Europe, and the United States.
His prior research has also focused on the relationship Alma mater: Yale University. Abstract. My recent book, Maritime Ryukyu,is a revisionist history of the Ryukyu islands. Adopting the interdisciplinary approaches of recent Japanese scholarship, Maritime Ryukyu presents a new history of the region, treating the Ryukyu islands not as a unitary, natural political community but as locations within a maritime network that extended.
This is the basic story of modern Japan starting in Feudal times and going through WWII.Modern Japanese Political Thought and International Relations critiques the formation of non-western International Relations by assessing Japanese political concepts to contemporary IR discourses since the Meji Restoration, to better understand knowledge exchanges in intercultural contexts.
Each chapter focuses on a particular aspect of this. In Colonizing Language, Christina Yi investigates how linguistic nationalism and national identity intersect in the formation of modern literary canons through an examination of Japanese-language cultural production by Korean and Japanese writers from the s through the s, analyzing how key texts were produced, received, and circulated.