restricted access   Volume 35, Number 2, Summer 2009

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors

pp. v-x
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Articles

Civil Society and the New Civic Movements in Contemporary Japan: Convergence, Collaboration, and Transformation

pp. 247-283
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Shepherds of the People: Yasuoka Masahiro and the New Bureaucrats in Early Showa Japan

pp. 285-319
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An Apology of Betrayal: Political and Narrative Strategies in a Late Medieval Memoir

pp. 321-352
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Reviews

Christ in Japanese Culture: Theological Themes in Shusaku Endo’s Literary Works (review)

pp. 353-356
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Emplacing a Pilgrimage: The Ōyama Cult and Regional Religion in Early Modern Japan (review)

pp. 357-361
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Yasukuni, the War Dead and the Struggle for Japan’s Past (review)

pp. 361-364
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When Tengu Talk: Hirata Atsutane’s Ethnography of the Other World (review)

pp. 365-368
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Buddhist Materiality: A Cultural History of Objects in Japanese Buddhism (review)

pp. 368-373
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Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei (review)

pp. 373-377
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When Our Eyes No Longer See: Realism, Science, and Ecology in Japanese Literary Modernism (review)

pp. 377-380
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Overcoming Modernity: Cultural Identity in Wartime Japan (review)

pp. 380-385
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Out of the Alleyway: Nakagami Kenji and the Poetics of Outcaste Fiction (review)

pp. 386-389
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Writing Okinawa: Narrative Acts of Identity and Resistance (review)

pp. 389-394
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Poison Woman: Figuring Female Transgression in Modern Japanese Culture (review)

pp. 394-398
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Purloined Letters: Cultural Borrowing and Japanese Crime Literature 1868–1937, and: Murder Most Modern: Detective Fiction and Japanese Culture (review)

pp. 398-405
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Rakugo: Performing Comedy and Cultural Heritage in Contemporary Tokyo (review)

pp. 405-408
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Manga from the Floating Word: Comicbook Culture and the Kibyōshi of Edo Japan (review)

pp. 409-413
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State Formation in Japan: Emergence of a Fourth-century Ruling Elite, and: Himiko and Japan’s Elusive Chiefdom of Yamatai: Archaeology, History, and Mythology (review)

pp. 413-419
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The Age of Visions and Arguments: Parliamentarianism and the National Public Sphere in Early Meiji Japan (review)

pp. 419-424
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The Treaty of Portsmouth and Its Legacies (review)

pp. 424-426
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Japan and the League of Nations: Empire and World Order, 1914–1938 (review)

pp. 426-431
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Warum Japan keine Juden verfolgte: Die Judenpolitik des Kaiserreiches Japan während der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus (1933–1945) (review)

pp. 431-436
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Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan before Pearl Harbor (review)

pp. 436-440
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Certain Victory: Images of World War II in the Japanese Media (review)

pp. 440-445
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The Tokyo International Military Tribunal: A Reappraisal, and: The Tokyo War Crimes Trial: The Pursuit of Justice in the Wake of World War II (review)

pp. 445-451
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Law in Japan: A Turning Point (review)

pp. 451-455
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Uneasy Warriors: Gender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army (review)

pp. 455-460
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The Too-Good Wife: Alcohol, Codependency, and the Politics of Nurturance in Postwar Japan (review)

pp. 460-464
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Population Decline and Ageing in Japan: The Social Consequences, and: Ageing and the Labor Market in Japan: Problems and Policies (review)

pp. 464-470
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Primary School in Japan: Self, Individuality and Learning in Elementary Education (review)

pp. 470-475
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The Politics of Structural Education Reform (review)

pp. 475-479
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Site Fights: Divisive Facilities and Civil Society in Japan and the West (review)

pp. 479-483
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Japan’s Motorcycle Wars: An Industry History (review)

pp. 483-487
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Japanese Exports and Foreign Direct Investment: Imperfect Competition in International Markets (review)

pp. 488-491
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Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity (review)

pp. 491-495
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A New Japan for the Twenty-First Century: An Inside Overview of Current Fundamental Changes and Problems (review)

pp. 495-500
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Opinion and Comment

Response to Review by James J. Orr

pp. 501-502
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Reply to Tsuyoshi Hasegawa

pp. 503-504
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Publications of Note

Publications of Note

p. 505
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