restricted access   Volume 37, Number 1, Winter 2011

Table of Contents


Pan-Asianism in Prewar Japanese Foreign Affairs: The Curious Case of Uchida Yasuya

pp. 1-27

United Front from Below: The Proletarian Cultural Movement's Last Stand, 1931-34

pp. 29-59

The Debate on the Uselessness of Western Studies

pp. 61-90


The Democratic Party of Japan and the Future of the U.S.-Japan Alliance

pp. 91-116


Utamaro and the Spectacle of Beauty (review)

pp. 117-120

Designed for Pleasure: The World of Edo Japan in Prints and Paintings, 1680-1860 (review)

pp. 120-128

Ambiguous Bodies: Reading the Grotesque in Japanese Setsuwa Tales (review)

pp. 128-132

Emptiness and Temporality: Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Poetics (review)

pp. 132-137

The Material Culture of Death in Medieval Japan (review)

pp. 137-141

Ordinary Economies in Japan: A Historical Perspective, 1750-1950 (review)

pp. 141-145

American Missionaries, Christian Oyatoi, and Japan, 1859-73 (review)

pp. 146-149

Making a Moral Society: Ethics and the State in Meiji Japan (review)

pp. 149-153

Triangulating the Early Language History of Japan

pp. 154-161

The Emperors of Modern Japan (review)

pp. 161-165

Uchida Hyakken: A Critique of Modernity and Militarism in Prewar Japan (review)

pp. 165-169

The Culture of Japanese Fascism (review)

pp. 170-174

The Aesthetics of Japanese Fascism (review)

pp. 174-179

Critical Aesthetics: Kobayashi Hideo, Modernity, and Wartime Japan (review)

pp. 179-183

Japan and Britain at War and Peace (review)

pp. 183-187

Terasaki Hidenari, Pearl Harbor, and Occupied Japan: A Bridge to Reality (review)

pp. 188-191

War Memory and Social Politics in Japan, 1945-2005, and: Ruptured Histories: War, Memory, and the Post-Cold War in Asia (review)

pp. 191-197

Japan's National Identity and Foreign Policy: Russia as Japan's "Other" (review)

pp. 197-201

Northern Territories, Asia-Pacific Regional Conflicts and the Åland Experience: Untying the Kurillian Knot (review)

pp. 201-204

History Education and International Relations: A Case Study of Diplomatic Disputes over Japanese Textbooks (review)

pp. 204-209

The Growth Idea: Purpose and Prosperity in Postwar Japan (review)

pp. 209-214

Preschool in Three Cultures Revisited: China, Japan, and the United States (review)

pp. 214-219

Embodying Culture: Pregnancy in Japan and Israel (review)

pp. 219-223

Intimate Encounters: Filipina Women and the Remaking of Rural Japan (review)

pp. 223-226

Refugees, Women, and Weapons: International Norm Adoption and Compliance in Japan (review)

pp. 226-229

Remaking Kurosawa: Translations and Permutations in Global Cinema (review)

pp. 229-233

The Attractive Empire: Transnational Film Culture in Imperial Japan (review)

pp. 233-235

When Empire Comes Home: Repatriation and Reintegration in Postwar Japan (review)

pp. 235-239

Japan's Cold War: Media, Literature, and the Law (review)

pp. 239-243

Sublime Voices: The Fictional Science and Scientific Fiction of Abe Kōbō (review)

pp. 243-248

The Anime Machine: A Media Theory of Animation (review)

pp. 248-252

Publications of Note

Publications of Note

pp. 253-255