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  Volume 38, Number 2, Summer 2012

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors

pp. i-vi


Doi Takeo and the Rehabilitation of Particularism in Postwar Japan

pp. 263-295

Rethinking “Leprosy Prevention”: Entrepreneurial Doctors, Popular Journalism, and the Civic Origins of Biopolitics

pp. 297-323

Legitimating Empire, Legitimating Nation: The Scientific Study of Opium Addiction in Japanese Manchuria

pp. 325-351

The End of LDP Dominance and the Rise of Party-Oriented Politics in Japan

pp. 353-376


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

pp. 377-380

The Quest for the Lost Nation: Writing History in Germany and Japan in the American Century (review)

pp. 380-384

Pacific Cosmopolitans: A Cultural History of U.S.-Japan Relations (review)

pp. 384-386

Legacies of the Asia-Pacific War: The Yakeato Generation (review)

pp. 386-390

The Subversive Activities Prevention Law of Japan: Its Creation, 1951–52 (review)

pp. 390-394

Planning for Empire: Reform Bureaucrats and the Japanese Wartime State (review)

pp. 394-399

Sailor Diplomat: Nomura Kichisaburō and the Japanese-American War (review)

pp. 399-402

Japan’s Siberian Intervention, 1918–1922: “A Great Disobedience against the People.” (review)

pp. 403-406

Defining Engagement: Japan and Global Contexts, 1640–1868 (review)

pp. 407-409

Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Japan, and: Japanese Foodways, Past and Present (review)

pp. 409-416

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

pp. 416-420

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

pp. 420-425

Tosa Mitsunobu and the Small Scroll in Medieval Japan (review)

pp. 425-429

Rising from the Flames: The Rebirth of Theater in Occupied Japan, 1945–1952 (review)

pp. 429-433

In Pursuit of Universalism: Yorozu Tetsugorō and Japanese Modern Art (review)

pp. 434-438

Butoh: Metamorphic Dance and Global Alchemy (review)

pp. 439-442

Babylon East: Performing Dancehall, Roots Reggae, and Rastafari in Japan (review)

pp. 442-447

Frames of Anime: Culture and Image-Building (review)

pp. 447-450

Seeing Stars: Sport Celebrity, Identity, and Body Culture in Modern Japan (review)

pp. 450-455

Embodying Belonging: Racializing Okinawan Diaspora in Bolivia and Japan (review)

pp. 455-459

Manners and Mischief: Gender, Power, and Etiquette in Japan (review)

pp. 460-464

Popular Democracy in Japan: How Gender and Community Are Changing Modern Electoral Politics (review)

pp. 464-468

Changing Politics in Japan (review)

pp. 469-472

Decoding Boundaries in Contemporary Japan: The Koizumi Administration and Beyond (review)

pp. 473-476

Spending without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan (review)

pp. 476-480

Party Politics and Decentralization in Japan and France: When the Opposition Governs (review)

pp. 480-484

Rethinking Japanese Public Opinion and Security: From Pacifism to Realism? (review)

pp. 484-488

Civic Engagement in Postwar Japan: The Revival of a Defeated Society (review)

pp. 488-493

Lost in Transition: Youth, Work, and Instability in Postindustrial Japan (review)

pp. 493-498

Nature’s Embrace: Japan’s Aging Urbanites and New Death Rites (review)

pp. 498-502

Health Inequalities in Japan: An Empirical Study of Older People (review)

pp. 502-507

Publications of Note

pp. 509-511

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