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Nihongi Banquet Poetry: Rewriting Japanese Myth in Verse

Matthieu Felt 76:2 (2021), pp. 249–90.

Edo Castle as a Consumer: Procuring Fish for the Shogun’s Table

Ōguchi Yūjirō 76:2 (2021), pp. 291–328.

The Small Vehicle: The Construction of Hinayana and Japan’s Modern Buddhism

Stephan Kigensan Licha 76:2 (2021), pp. 329–61.

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Cultural Astronomy of the Japanese Archipelago: Exploring the Japanese Skyscape by Akira Goto

Jeffrey Kotyk 76:2 (2021), pp. 363–66.

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Reflecting the Past: Place, Language, and Principle in Japan’s Medieval “Mirror” Genre by Erin L. Brightwell

David Spafford 76:2 (2021), pp. 367–72.

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The Namban Trade: Merchants and Missionaries in 16th and 17th Century Japan by Mihoko Oka

Adam Clulow 76:2 (2021), pp. 372–75.

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Pleasure in Profit: Popular Prose in Seventeenth-Century Japan by Laura Moretti

R. Keller Kimbrough 76:2 (2021), pp. 375–78.

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“Kanbunmyaku”: The Literary Sinitic Context and the Birth of Modern Japanese Language and Literature by Mareshi Saitō

Peter Kornicki 76:2 (2021), pp. 378–82.

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From Country to Nation: Ethnographic Studies, “Kokugaku,” and Spirits in Nineteenth-Century Japan by Gideon Fujiwara

Mark Teeuwen 76:2 (2021), pp. 382–85.

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The Meiji Restoration: Japan as a Global Nation ed. Robert Hellyer and Harald Fuess

Daniel Botsman 76:2 (2021), pp. 385–90.

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Averting a Great Divergence: State and Economy in Japan, 1868–1937 by Peer Vries

Mark Metzler 76:2 (2021), pp. 390–95.

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Aesthetic Life: Beauty and Art in Modern Japan by Miya Elise Mizuta Lippit

Noriko Murai 76:2 (2021), pp. 395–400.

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Green with Milk and Sugar: When Japan Filled America’s Tea Cups by Robert Hellyer

William Wayne Farris 76:2 (2021), pp. 400–404.

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Liminality of the Japanese Empire: Border Crossings from Okinawa to Colonial Taiwan by Hiroko Matsuda

Kirsten L. Ziomek 76:2 (2021), pp. 404–11.

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Prisoners of the Empire: Inside Japanese POW Camps by Sarah Kovner

Mahon Murphy 76:2 (2021), pp. 411–14.

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Japan’s Carnival War: Mass Culture on the Home Front, 1937–1945 by Benjamin Uchiyama

Janis Mimura 76:2 (2021), pp. 414–17.

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Eavesdropping on the Emperor: Interrogators and Codebreakers in Britain’s War with Japan by Peter Kornicki

Joshua Fogel 76:2 (2021), pp. 417–19.

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Faking Liberties: Religious Freedom in American-Occupied Japan by Jolyon Baraka Thomas

Trent Maxey 76:2 (2021), pp. 419–22.

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Overcoming Empire in Post-Imperial East Asia: Repatriation, Redress and Rebuilding ed. Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov; In the Ruins of the Japanese Empire: Imperial Violence, State Destruction, and the Reordering of Modern East Asia ed. Barak Kushner and Andrew Levidis

Philip Seaton 76:2 (2021), pp. 423–30.

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The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro: Histories of the Everyday by Woojeong Joo

Michael Raine 76:2 (2021), pp. 430–37.

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The Japanese Culture of Mourning Whales: Whale Graves and Memorial Monuments in Japan by Mayumi Itoh

Jay Alabaster 76:2 (2021), pp. 437–39.

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Japan’s New Regional Reality: Geoeconomic Strategy in the Asia-Pacific by Saori N. Katada

Kristi Govella 76:2 (2021), pp. 440–43.

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Immigrant Japan: Mobility and Belonging in an Ethno-nationalist Society by Gracia Liu-Farrer

Michael Strausz 76:2 (2021), pp. 444–45.


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