The ‘High Treason Incident’ rocked Japanese society between 1910 and 1911, when police discovered that a group of anarchists and socialists were plotting to assassinate the Emperor Meiji. Following a trial held in camera, twelve of the so-called conspirators were hanged, but while the executions...
Published April 28th 2013 by Routledge
The Forgotten Enlightener
Shiga Shigetaka was a pioneering advocate of the preservation of Japan's cultural identity in the face of increasing pressure from the west. This book presents a realistic picture of Shiga's beliefs and thus gain insight into modern Japanese intellectual history....
Published February 15th 2001 by Routledge