Japanese History Products

  • Japanese Traditions of Christianity

    1st Edition

    By firstname surname

    Published in 1930, this book traces the long history of Christianity in Japan. Paske-Smith details the journey of the early missionaries from the west, the conflict that arose from the introduction of Christianity to Japan and how Christianity’s influence transformed some of the Japanese cultural…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Caste in Early Modern Japan

    Danzaemon and the Edo Outcaste Order, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Amos

    ‘Caste’, a word normally used in relation to the Indian subcontinent, is rarely associated with Japan in contemporary scholarship. This has not always been the case, and the term was often used among earlier generations of scholars, who introduced the Buraku problem to Western audiences. Amos…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Reassessing Japan’s Cold War

    Ikeda Hayato's Foreign Politics and Proactivism During the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Oliviero Frattolillo

    As memories of the savage conflict inaugurated by the attack on Pearl Harbor recede, the ethical foundations that influenced postwar interpretations of Japan’s role during the Cold War era are crumbling on different fronts. Retracing Japanese history during the Sixties, this book locates the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan

    Staging the Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Aragorn Quinn

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan, sheds new light on the adoption of concepts which motivated political theatres of resistance for nearly a century and even now underpin the collective understanding of the Japanese nation. Grounded in the aftermath of the Meiji Restoration in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation

    Wounds, Scars, and Healing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yasuko Claremont

    This book brings together discussions of leading aspects and repercussions of the Asia-Pacific War, which still have huge relevance today. From the development of war guilt to the vivid effect of art on bringing alive the realities of the war, it analyses a diversity of post-war issues in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Locating Heisei in Japanese Fiction and Film

    The Historical Imagination of the Lost Decades, 1st Edition

    By Marc Yamada

    This book provides the first interdisciplinary examination of the popular fiction and film of the "lost decades" of Japan’s Heisei period (1989–2019). Presenting original analysis of major Heisei writers, filmmakers, and manga artists, the chapters examine the work of Urasawa Naoki, Kurosawa…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Japan in Australia

    Culture, Context and Connection, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Chapman, Carol Hayes

    Japan in Australia is a work of cultural history that focuses on context and connection between two nations. It examines how Japan has been imagined, represented and experienced in the Australian context through a variety of settings, historical periods and circumstances. Beginning with the first…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

  • Ceramics and Modernity in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meghen Jones, Louise Allison Cort

    Ceramics and Modernity in Japan offers a set of critical perspectives on the creation, patronage, circulation, and preservation of ceramics during Japan’s most dramatic period of modernization, the 1860s to 1960s. As in other parts of the world, ceramics in modern Japan developed along the three…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Dangerous Memory in Nagasaki

    Prayers, Protests and Catholic Survivor Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Gwyn McClelland

    On 9th August 1945, the US dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki. Of the dead, approximately 8500 were Catholic Christians, representing over sixty percent of the community. In this collective biography, nine Catholic survivors share personal and compelling stories about the aftermath of the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • The Russian Discovery of Japan, 1670–1800

    1st Edition

    By David N. Wells

    During the period of the Tokugawa shogunate’s seclusion policy from about 1630 onwards there was very little European interaction with the Japanese except through the restricted Dutch presence at Nagasaki. During this period, however, Russians exploring Siberia and the Russian Far East…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Japan and the Asian Pacific Region

    Profile of Change, 1st Edition

    By Masahide Shibusawa

    This book, first published in 1984, examines the spectacular economic growth of the Asia Pacific region in the 1970s and 1980s. How did a group of non-Western nations, in an area plagued by war, achieve such success, so quickly? Japan was the driving force in the region, and a dominant influence on…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • Sino-Japanese Relations

    China's Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Laura Newby

    This book, first published in 1988, analyses the economic changes that China and Japan underwent in the 1980s – changes that not only underlined, but also added to, the complexity of the relationship between these two important Asian powers. China saw a key role for Japan in its modernization plans…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

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