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  Volume 66, Number 1, 2011

Table of Contents

Zaō Gongen: From Mountain Icon to National Treasure

pp. 1-47

Oguri: An Early Edo Tale of Suffering, Resurrection, Revenge, and Deification

pp. 49-58


pp. 59-97

King Willem II's 1844 Letter to the Shogun: "Recommendation to Open the Country"

pp. 99-122

Review Article

"State Shinto" in Recent Japanese Scholarship

pp. 123-145

Book Reviews

With a Single Glance: Buddhist Icon and Early Mikkyō Vision (review)

pp. 147-149

Hokkeji and the Reemergence of Female Monastic Orders in Premodern Japan (review)

pp. 150-153

War and State Building in Medieval Japan (review)

pp. 154-156

Imagining Harmony: Poetry, Empathy, and Community in Mid-Tokugawa Confucianism and Nativism (review)

pp. 156-159

Japan's Frames of Meaning: A Hermeneutics Reader (review)

pp. 159-161

Visual Genesis of Japanese National Identity: Hokusai's Hyakunin Isshu (review)

pp. 161-165

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

pp. 165-167

Articulating the Sinosphere: Sino-Japanese Relations in Space and Time, and: China and Japan in the Late Meiji Period: China Policy and the Japanese Discourse on National Identity, 1895-1904 (review)

pp. 168-173

Absolute Erotic, Absolute Grotesque: The Living, Dead, and Undead in Japan's Imperialism, 1895-1945 (review)

pp. 173-175

Imperial Japan at Its Zenith: The Wartime Celebration of the Empire's 2,600th Anniversary (review)

pp. 176-180

Japanese Society at War: Death, Memory and the Russo-Japanese War (review)

pp. 180-184

Visions of Japanese Modernity: Articulations of Cinema, Nation, and Spectatorship, 1895-1925 (review)

pp. 184-188

Screening Enlightenment: Hollywood and the Cultural Reconstruction of Defeated Japan (review)

pp. 188-191

The Ideology of Kokugo: Nationalizing Language in Modern Japan (review)

pp. 191-194

Postwar History Education in Japan and the Germanys: Guilty Lessons (review)

pp. 195-197

Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan (review)

pp. 198-201

The Other Women's Lib: Gender and Body in Japanese Women's Fiction (review)

pp. 201-205

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

pp. 205-207

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