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  1. Genders, Transgenders and Sexualities in Japan

    Edited by Mark McLelland, Romit Dasgupta

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Incorporating Japanese language materials and field-based research, this compelling collection of essays takes a comparative look at the changing notions of gender and sexual diversity in Japan, considering both heterosexual and non-heterosexual histories, lifestyles and identities. Written by key...

    Published August 30th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Japan at Play

    By Joy Hendry

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This book explores the myth, so abused by the mass media, that the Japanese are a grey, anonymous mass of efficient, obedient workers. The articles shed light on a Japan outside officialdom, a lively Japan of tumultuous and independent thought, inefficient and aesthetic, pleasure-loving, aggressive...

    Published August 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  3. Japan and National Anthropology: A Critique

    By Sonia Ryang

    Japan and National Anthropology: A Critique is an empirically rich and theoretically sophisticated study which challenges the conventional view of Japanese studies in general and the Anglophone anthropological writings on Japan in particular. Sonia Ryang explores the process by which the postwar...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Collected Writings of Gordon Daniels

    By Gordon Daniels

    Series: Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan

    Originally a student of Meiji Japan, Gordon Daniels is widely known for his work on the Pacific War and the Occupation of Japan, with particular regard to the world of communications in film and propaganda as well as Japanese sport. He has also been closely involved with the post-war era of...

    Published January 29th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Collected Writings of J. Thomas Rimer

    By J. Thomas Rimer

    Series: Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan

    Widely acknowledged as the doyen of twentieth-century Japanese literature, fine art and the performing arts, as well as being renowned for his translations of Zeami and Mori Ogai. Collected Writings of J.Thomas Rimer brings together in whole or in part much of Rimer's prodigious output in these...

    Published January 29th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Collected Writings of J. A. A. Stockwin

    Part 1

    By J.A.A. Stockwin

    Series: Collected Writings of Modern Western Scholars on Japan

    The volume opens with a detailed autobiographical sketch of the author's original 'meeting with Japan', which began in 1961after taking up a post at ANU, Canberra (the result of a successful response to an advert in the Manchester Guardian). After twenty-one years in Australia, Arthur Stockwin...

    Published January 29th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Japanese Cybercultures

    Edited by Nanette Gottlieb, Mark McLelland

    Series: Asia's Transformations/

    Japan is rightly regarded as one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, yet the development and deployment of Internet technology in Japan has taken a different trajectory compared with Western nations. This is the first book to look at the specific dynamics of Japanese...

    Published December 19th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Globalizing Japan

    Ethnography of the Japanese presence in Asia, Europe, and America

    By Harumi Befu, Sylvie Guichard-Anguis

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Globalizing Japan explores the social and cultural dimensions of Japan's global presence. Japan's expansion and presence as an economic giant is witnessed on an everyday basis. Both consciously and unconsciously, we regularly come into contact with Japan's industrial and cultural globalization,...

    Published December 5th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Britain and Japan

    Biographical Portraits, Vol. IV

    Edited by Hugh Cortazzi

    Series: Japan Library

    The continuing success of this series, highly regarded by scholars and the general reader alike, has prompted The Japan Society to commission this fourth volume, devoted as before to the lives of key people, both British and Japanese, who have made significant contributions to the development of...

    Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Japan's Modern Theatre

    A Century of Change and Continuity

    By Brian Powell

    Series: Japan Library

    This book endeavours to unravel the complicated skeins of Japanese theatre in the modern period and offers an appreciation of the richness of choice of presentational and representational theatre forms.Since the end of world War II there has been continuing but different conflict between the major...

    Published June 27th 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Japanese Cinema
    Edited by Nikki J.Y. Lee, Julian Stringer
    To Be Published September 26th 2014
  2. Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan
    Edited by Christopher Harding, Iwata Fumiaki, Yoshinaga Shin’ichi
    To Be Published September 26th 2014
  3. Philosophy and the Martial Arts: Engagement
    Edited by Graham Priest, Damon Young
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  4. Career Women in Contemporary Japan: Pursuing Identities, Fashioning Lives
    By Anne Stefanie Aronsson
    To Be Published October 27th 2014
  5. Japan: The Basics
    By Christopher P. Hood
    To Be Published November 18th 2014

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