The Journal of Japanese Studies

Table of Contents
Volume 35, Number 2
Summer 2009


ARTICLES

Civil Society and the New Civic Movements in Contemporary Japan:
Convergence, Collaboration, and Transformation
SIMON ANDREW AVENELL {abstract}

Shepherds of the People:
Yasuoka Masahiro and the New Bureaucrats in Early Showa Japan
ROGER H. BROWN {abstract}

An Apology of Betrayal:
Political and Narrative Strategies in a Late Medieval Memoir
DAVID SPAFFORD {abstract}

 

REVIEWS

Mase-Hasegawa, Christ in Japanese Culture: Theological Themes in Shusaku Endo’s Literary Works
MARK WILLIAMS

Ambros, Emplacing a Pilgrimage: The Ōyama Cult and Regional Religion in Early Modern Japan
PATRICIA J. GRAHAM

Breen, ed., Yasukuni, the War Dead and the Struggle for Japan’s Past
JENNIFER CHAN

Hansen, When Tengu Talk: Hirata Atsutane’s Ethnography of the Other World
PETER NOSCO

Rambelli, Buddhist Materiality: A Cultural History of Objects in Japanese Buddhism
JAMES L. FORD

Ramirez-Christensen, trans., Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei
PAUL S. ATKINS

Golley, When Our Eyes No Longer See: Realism, Science, and Ecology in Japanese Literary Modernism
WILLIAM O. GARDNER

Calichman, trans. and ed., Overcoming Modernity: Cultural Identity in Wartime Japan
YASUNARI TAKADA

Zimmerman, Out of the Alleyway: Nakagami Kenji and the Poetics of Outcaste Fiction
RACHEL DINITTO

Bhowmik, Writing Okinawa: Narrative Acts of Identity and Resistance
STEVE RABSON

Marran, Poison Woman: Figuring Female Transgression in Modern Japanese Culture
JOHN MERTZ

Silver, Purloined Letters: Cultural Borrowing and Japanese Crime Literature 1868–1937
Kawana, Murder Most Modern: Detective Fiction and Japanese Culture
REBECCA L. COPELAND

Brau, Rakugo: Performing Comedy and Cultural Heritage in Contemporary Tokyo
TILL WEINGÄRTNER

Kern, Manga from the Floating World: Comicbook Culture and the Kibyōshi of Edo Japan PATRICK CADDEAU

Barnes, State Formation in Japan: Emergence of a Fourth-century Ruling Elite
Kidder, Himiko and Japan’s Elusive Chiefdom of Yamatai: Archaeology, History, and Mythology
JOAN R. PIGGOTT

Kim, The Age of Visions and Arguments: Parliamentarianism and the National Public Sphere in Early Meiji Japan
KŌICHIRŌ MATSUDA

Ericson and Hockley, eds., The Treaty of Portsmouth and Its Legacies
LOUIS G. PEREZ

Burkman, Japan and the League of Nations: Empire and World Order, 1914–1938
ERI HOTTA

Maul, Warum Japan keine Juden verfolgte: Die Judenpolitik des Kaiserreiches Japan während der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus (1933–1945)
F. G. NOTEHELFER

Miller, Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan before Pearl Harbor
KERRY SMITH

Earhart, Certain Victory: Images of World War II in the Japanese Media
M. WILLIAM STEELE

Boister and Cryer, The Tokyo International Military Tribunal: A Reappraisal
Totani, The Tokyo War Crimes Trial: The Pursuit of Justice in the Wake of World War II
JOHN O. HALEY

Foote, ed., Law in Japan: A Turning Point
HARALD BAUM

Frühstück, Uneasy Warriors: Gender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army
AMY BOROVOY

Borovoy, The Too-Good Wife: Alcohol, Codependency, and the Politics of Nurturance in Postwar Japan
LOUELLA MATSUNAGA

Coulmas, Population Decline and Ageing in Japan: The Social Consequences
Hamada and Kato, eds., Ageing and the Labor Market in Japan: Problems and Policies CHIKAKO USUI

Cave, Primary School in Japan: Self, Individuality and Learning in Elementary Education CATHERINE C. LEWIS

Nitta, The Politics of Structural Education Reform
MARK LINCICOME

Aldrich, Site Fights: Divisive Facilities and Civil Society in Japan and the West
PATRICIA L. MACLACHLAN

Alexander, Japan’s Motorcycle Wars: An Industry History
W. DEAN KINZLEY

Yamawaki, Japanese Exports and Foreign Direct Investment: Imperfect Competition in International Markets
MICHAEL J. SMITKA

Aoki, Jackson, and Miyajima, eds., Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity
MICHAEL A. WITT

Segers, ed., A New Japan for the Twenty-First Century: An Inside Overview of Current Fundamental Changes and Problems
DICK STEGEWERNS


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