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  Volume 39, Number 1, Winter 2013

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors

pp. v-ix
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Articles

Concrete Results?: The TVA and the Appeal of Large Dams in Occupation-Era Japan

pp. 1-38
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Grand Demons and Little Devils: Akutagawa’s Kirishitan mono as a Mirror of Modernity

pp. 39-66
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Reevaluating Rikyū: Kaiseki and the Origins of Japanese Cuisine

pp. 67-96
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Perspectives

Japan’s Rhetoric of Crisis: Prospects for Change after 3.11

pp. 97-120
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Reviews

Reading the Tale of Genji: Its Picture Scrolls, Texts and Romance (review)

pp. 121-124
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War and State Building in Medieval Japan (review)

pp. 124-128
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Confluences of Medicine in Medieval Japan: Buddhist Healing, Chinese Knowledge, Islamic Formulas, and Wounds of War (review)

pp. 128-131
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Miracles of Book and Body: Buddhist Textual Culture and Medieval Japan (review)

pp. 131-134
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Bonds of the Dead: Temples, Burial, and the Transformation of Contemporary Japanese Buddhism (review)

pp. 134-138
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Zen Masters (review)

pp. 138-142
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Technology of Empire: Telecommunications and Japanese Expansion in Asia, 1883–1945 (review)

pp. 142-147
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The Sino-Japanese War and the Birth of Japanese Nationalism (review)

pp. 147-151
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Empire of Dogs: Canines, Japan, and the Making of the Modern Imperial World (review)

pp. 151-154
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Fabricating Consumers: The Sewing Machine in Modern Japan (review)

pp. 154-159
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Children as Treasures: Childhood and the Middle Class in Early Twentieth Century Japan (review)

pp. 159-163
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Race for Empire: Koreans as Japanese and Japanese as Americans during World War II (review)

pp. 163-168
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Soldier of God: MacArthur’s Attempt to Christianize Japan (review)

pp. 168-172
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Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan (review)

pp. 172-175
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Roppongi Crossing: The Demise of a Tokyo Nightclub District and the Reshaping of a Global City (review)

pp. 176-180
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A Sociology of Japanese Youth: From Returnees to NEETs (review)

pp. 180-185
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Revolutionary Suicide and Other Desperate Measures: Narratives of Youth and Violence from Japan and the United States (review)

pp. 185-189
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The Kiso Road: The Life and Times of Shimazaki Tōson (review)

pp. 189-193
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Writing the Love of Boys: Origins of Bishōnen Culture in Modernist Japanese Literature (review)

pp. 193-196
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Literary Mischief: Sakaguchi Ango, Culture, and the War (review)

pp. 196-200
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Imag(in)ing the War in Japan: Representing and Responding to Trauma in Postwar Literature and Film (review)

pp. 200-204
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Nakagami, Japan: Buraku and the Writing of Ethnicity, and: Negotiating Identity: Nakagami Kenji’s Kiseki and the Power of the Tale (review)

pp. 204-207
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Experimental Arts in Postwar Japan: Moments of Encounter, Engagement, and Imagined Return (review)

pp. 207-211
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Japanese Counterculture: The Antiestablishment Art of Terayama Shūji (review)

pp. 211-216
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Ainu Spirits Singing: The Living World of Chiri Yukie’s by Ainu Shin’yōshū (review)

pp. 216-221
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Language Policy in Japan: The Challenge of Change (review)

pp. 221-225
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Koreo-Japonica: A Re-evaluation of a Common Genetic Origin (review)

pp. 225-230
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Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets (review)

pp. 230-235
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The Japanese Pharmaceutical Industry: Its Evolution and Current Challenges (review)

pp. 235-240
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Changing Power Relations in Northeast Asia: Implications for Relations between Japan and South Korea (review)

pp. 240-244
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Publications of Note

p. 245
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Research Areas

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