Japan – May 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|June 4, 2014|Japan|0 comments

Tamakatsuma : a window into the scholarship of Motoori Norinaga / John R. Bentley. The philosophy of Japanese wartime resistance : a reading, with commentary, of the complete texts of the Kyoto School discussions of the standpoint of world history and Japan / David Williams. Internationalising Japan : discourse and practice / edited by Jeremy Breaden, Stacey Steele and Carolyn S. Stevens. Postcolonial citizens and ethnic migration : the Netherlands

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Japan – April 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|May 7, 2014|Japan|0 comments

Tosaka Jun : a critical reader / edited by Ken C. Kawashima, Fabian Schäfer, Robert Stoltz. The philosophy of Japanese wartime resistance : a reading, with commentary, of the complete texts of the Kyoto School discussions of the standpoint of world history and Japan / David Williams. The princess nun : Bunchi, Buddhist reform, and gender in early Edo Japan / Gina Cogan. Postcolonial citizens and ethnic migration : the

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Japan – March 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 27, 2014|Japan|0 comments

Public properties : museums in imperial Japan / Noriko Aso. Handbook of contemporary Japanese religions / edited by Inken Prohl and John Nelson. Interactions with Japanese Buddhism : explorations and viewpoints in twentieth-century Kyōto / edited by Michael Pye, with the assistance of The Eastern Buddhist Society. Changing lives : the postwar in Japanese women’s autobiographies and memoirs / Ronald P. Loftus. Japan’s Ainu minority in Tokyo : diasporic indigeneity

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Japan – February 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 4, 2014|Japan|0 comments

The cultural evolution of postwar Japan : the intellectual contributions of Kaizō’s Yamamoto Sanehiko / Christopher T. Keaveney Sacred space in the modern city : the fractured pasts of Meiji shrine, 1912-1958 / By Yoshiko Imaizumi. The Buddhist goddess Marishiten : a study of the evolution and impact of her cult on the Japanese warrior / by David A. Hall Experimental Buddhism : innovation and activism in contemporary Japan /

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Japan – December 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|February 5, 2014|Japan|0 comments

Genesis in Japan : the Bible beyond Christianity / Thomas Dabbs. Routledge companion to contemporary Japanese social theory : from individualization to globalization in Japan today / edited by Anthony Elliott, Masataka Katagiri and Atsushi Sawai. Gender and Japanese society / edited by Dolores Martinez. Risk and securitization in Japan, 1945-60 / Piers R. Williamson. The rule of law in Japan : a comparative analysis / Carl F. Goodman. Monstres

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Japan – January 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|February 4, 2014|Japan|0 comments

Critical readings on Japanese Confucianism / Edited by John A. Tucker. Living for Jesus and Japan : the social and theological thought of Uchimura Kanzō / edited by Shibuya Hiroshi and Chiba Shin Narratives of sorrow and dignity : Japanese women, pregnancy loss, and modern rituals of grieving / Bardwell L. Smith. A Buddhist theory of semiotics : signs, ontology, and salvation in Japanese esoteric Buddhism / Fabio Rambelli. Youth

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Japan – November 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 11, 2013|Japan|0 comments

Religion in Japan : unity and diversity / H. Byron Earhart. Schoolgirls, money and rebellion in Japan / Sharon Kinsella. Regionalizing culture : the political economy of Japanese popular culture in Asia / Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin. Fandom unbound : otaku culture in a connected age / edited by Mizuko Ito, Daisuke Okabe, and Izumi Tsuji. Northeast Asia’s nuclear challenges / edited by Su Hoon Lee. Treacherous translation : culture, nationalism,

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Japan – October 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|November 15, 2013|Japan|0 comments

Kami ways in nationalist territory : Shinto studies in prewar Japan and the west / edited by Bernhard Scheid, with Kate Wildman Nakai. Anarchist modernity : cooperatism and Japanese-Russian intellectual relations in modern Japan / Sho Konishi. Japan, the US, and regional institution-building in the new Asia : when identity matters / Kuniko Ashizawa. Japanese/Korean linguistics. Vol. 20 / edited by Bjarke Frellesvig and Peter Sells. Fighting for the enemy

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DNSA and Southeast Asia

By Jotika Khur-Yearn|November 12, 2013|China and Inner Asia, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South East Asia, Unknown|0 comments

SOAS Library has recently acquired a new database called DNSA (Digital National Security Archive). The database contains the most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available covering large areas of Asia and the Middle East. The resource now includes 40 collections consisting of over 94,000 meticulously indexed documents, with more than 650,000 total pages. Each of these collections, compiled by top scholars and experts, exhaustively covers the most critical world

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Japan – September 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|October 15, 2013|Japan|0 comments

Ascetic practices in Japanese religion / Tullio Federico Lobetti. Record of miraculous events in Japan : the Nihon ryōiki / translated by Burton Watson introduction by Haruo Shirane. Japan’s new left movements : legacies for civil society / Takemasa Ando. Japan at nature’s edge : the environmental context of a global power / edited by Ian Jared Miller, Julia Adeney Thomas, and Brett L. Walker. Japanese femininities / Justin Charlebois.

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