The Journal of Japanese Studies

Table of Contents
Volume 34, Number 1
Winter 2008


ARTICLES

Ume Kenjirō and the Making of Korean Civil Law, 1906–1910
MARIE SEONG-HAK KIM {abstract}

Minority Success, Assimilation, and Identity in Prewar Japan:
Pak Chungŭm and the Korean Middle Class
JEFFREY P. BAYLISS {abstract}

The Female Danjūrō:
Revisiting the Acting Career of Ichikawa Kumehachi
LOREN EDELSON {abstract}
 

REVIEWS

Bernstein, Isami’s House: Three Centuries of a Japanese Family
JORDAN SAND

Clancey, Earthquake Nation: The Cultural Politics of Japanese Seismicity, 1868–1930
GREGORY SMITS

Francks, Rural Economic Development in Japan:
From the Nineteenth Century to the Pacific War

SIMON PARTNER

Yamamuro (Fogel, trans.), Manchuria under Japanese Domination
SUK-JUNG HAN

Kersten and Williams, eds., The Left in the Shaping of Japanese Democracy:
Essays in Honour of J. A. A. Stockwin

PATRICIA G. STEINHOFF

Pekkanen, Japan’s Dual Civil Society: Members without Advocates
MIRANDA A. SCHREURS

Roesgaard, Japanese Education and the Cram School Business:
Functions, Challenges and Perspectives of the Juku

ROBERT ASPINALL

Garon and Maclachlan, eds., The Ambivalent Consumer:
Questioning Consumption in East Asia and the West

JOHN CLAMMER

Rosenbluth, ed., The Political Economy of Japan’s Low Fertility
ROBIN M. LE BLANC

Wise and Naohiro, eds., Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan
JOHN CREIGHTON CAMPBELL AND NAOKI IKEGAMI

Kasza, One World of Welfare: Japan in Comparative Perspective
PATRICIA L. MACLACHLAN

Aoki (Castelvetere, trans.), Japan’s Underclass: Day Laborers and the Homeless
IAN NEARY

Sako, Shifting Boundaries of the Firm: Japanese Company—Japanese Labour
MARK FRUIN

Toya, The Political Economy of the Japanese Financial Big Bang:
Institutional Change in Finance and Public Policymaking

WILLIAM W. GRIMES

Solís, Banking on Multinationals: Public Credit and the Export of Japanese Sunset Industries
TOM ROEHL

Hayashi, Japan and East Asian Monetary Regionalism: Towards a Proactive Leadership Role?
SAORI N. KATADA

Lam, ed., Japan’s Relations with China: Facing a Rising Power
MING WAN

Sagers, Origins of Japanese Wealth and Power:
Reconciling Confucianism and Capitalism, 1830–1885

TOM HAVENS

Schalow, A Poetics of Courtly Male Friendship in Heian Japan
STEPHEN D. MILLER

Goodwin, Selling Songs and Smiles: The Sex Trade in Heian and Kamakura Japan
SUZANNE GAY

Atkins, Revealed Identity: The Noh Plays of Komparu Zenchiku
THOMAS D. LOOSER

McKelway, Capitalscapes: Folding Screens and Political Imagination in Late Medieval Kyoto
TIMON SCREECH

Moerman, Localizing Paradise: Kumano Pilgrimage and
the Religious Landscape of Premodern Japan

NAM-LIN HUR

Williams, The Other Side of Zen: A Social History of Sōtō Zen Buddhism in Tokugawa Japan
PAUL B. WATT

Berry, Japan in Print: Information and Nation in the Early Modern Period
MARK RAVINA

Keyes, Ehon: The Artist and the Book in Japan
P. F. KORNICKI

Frederick, Turning Pages: Reading and Writing Women’s Magazines in Interwar Japan
EDWARD MACK

Bargen, Suicidal Honor: General Nogi and the Writings of Mori Ōgai and Natsume Sōseki
REIKO ABE AUESTAD

Claremont, Japanese Prose Poetry
LEITH MORTON

Nara, ed., Inexorable Modernity: Japan’s Grappling with Modernity in the Arts
TOM HAVENS

Washburn, Translating Mount Fuji: Modern Japanese Fiction and the Ethics of Identity
MICHAEL K. BOURDAGHS

Seats, Murakami Haruki: The Simulacrum in Contemporary Japanese Culture
MATTHEW C. STRECHER

Mizoguchi, Archaeology, Society and Identity in Modern Japan
WALTER EDWARDS

Walker, The Lost Wolves of Japan
W. WAYNE FARRIS

Isozaki, Japan-ness in Architecture
KEN TADASHI OSHIMA

Condry, Hip-Hop Japan: Rap and the Paths of Cultural Globalization
E. TAYLOR ATKINS

Miller, Beauty Up: Exploring Contemporary Japanese Body Aesthetics
SABINE FRÜHSTÜCK

Lebra, The Japanese Self in Cultural Logic
AUGUSTIN BERQUE
 

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