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  Volume 39, Number 2, Summer 2013

Table of Contents


“Tragedy in China-Town”: Murder, Civilization, and the End of Extraterritoriality in Yokohama

pp. 247-270

Shipwreck! Akita’s Local Initiative, Japan’s Foreign Debt, 1869–72

pp. 271-296

Native and Foreign in Tokugawa Medicine

pp. 299-324

Act or Disease?: The Making of Modern Suicide in Early Twentieth-century Japan

pp. 325-358

Toward a New Modern Vernacular: Tanizaki Jun’ichirō, Yamada Yoshio, and Showa Restoration Thought

pp. 359-396


Fresh Views on Japanese Modernism

pp. 397-406

Potters and Patrons in Edo Period Japan: Takatori Ware and the Kuroda Domain. by Andrew L. Maske (review)

pp. 407-410

Edwardian London through Japanese Eyes: The Art and Writings of Yoshio Markino, 1897–1915. by William S. Rodner (review)

pp. 410-414

A Beggar’s Art: Scripting Modernity in Japanese Drama, 1900–1930. by M. Cody Poulton (review)

pp. 414-417

Intimate Distance: Andean Music in Japan by Michelle Bigenho (review)

pp. 418-422

Hijikata Tatsumi and Butoh: Dancing in a Pool of Gray Grits. by Bruce Baird (review)

pp. 422-427

Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature, and the Arts. by Haruo Shirane (review)

pp. 427-430

The Female as Subject: Reading and Writing in Early Modern Japan ed. by P. F. Kornicki, Mara Patessio, G. G. Rowley (review)

pp. 430-434

Bringing Zen Home: The Healing Spirit of Japanese Women’s Rituals by Paula Arai (review)

pp. 435-438

A Place in Public: Women’s Rights in Meiji Japan by Marnie S. Anderson (review)

pp. 438-441

Scream from the Shadows: The Women’s Liberation Movement in Japan by Setsu Shigematsu (review)

pp. 441-444

Occupying Power: Sex Workers and Servicemen in Postwar Japan by Sarah Kovner (review)

pp. 444-448

Young Women in Japan: Transitions to Adulthood by Kaori H. Okano (review)

pp. 448-451

Labour Migration from China to Japan: International Students, Transnational Migrants by Gracia Liu-Farrer, and: Deviance and Inequality in Japan: Japanese Youth and Foreign Migrants by Robert Stuart Yoder (review)

pp. 452-457

Embodying Difference: The Making of the Burakumin in Modern Japan by Timothy D. Amos (review)

pp. 457-462

Politics and Religion in Modern Japan: Red Sun, White Lotus ed. by Roy Starrs (review)

pp. 462-465

Transpacific Field of Dreams: How Baseball Linked the United States and Japan in Peace and War by Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu (review)

pp. 465-468

The Battle for China: Essays on the Military History of the Sino-Japanese War of 1937–1945 ed. by Mark Peattie, Edward Drea, Hans van de Ven (review)

pp. 469-472

Brokers of Empire: Japanese Settler Colonialism in Korea, 1876–1945 by Jun Uchida (review)

pp. 473-477

Russo-Japanese Relations, 1905–1917: From Enemies to Allies by Peter Berton (review)

pp. 477-480

Japan-Netherlands Trade 1600–1800: The Dutch East India Company and Beyond by Suzuki Yasuko (review)

pp. 480-484

Coins, Trade, and the State: Economic Growth in Early Medieval Japan by Ethan Isaac Segal (review)

pp. 484-488

From Sovereign to Symbol: An Age of Ritual Determinism in Fourteenth-Century Japan by Thomas Donald Conlan (review)

pp. 489-492

Quiet Politics and Business Power: Corporate Control in Europe and Japan by Pepper D. Culpepper (review)

pp. 492-495

In Defense of Japan: From the Market to the Military in Space Policy by Saadia M. Pekkanen, Paul Kallender-Umezu (review)

pp. 495-498

The Ethics of Japan’s Global Environmental Policy: The Conflict Between Principles and Practice by Midori Kagawa-Fox (review)

pp. 498-503

Reforming Public Health in Occupied Japan, 1945–52: Alien Prescriptions? by Christopher Aldous and Akihito Suzuki (review)

pp. 503-507

Truth from a Lie: Documentary, Detection, and Reflexivity in Abe Kōbō’s Realist Project by Margaret S. Key (review)

pp. 507-511

Opinion and Comment

Opinion and Comment: Response to Review by John Bentley

pp. 513-515

Notes on Contributors

pp. i-v

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