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  Volume 41, Number 2, Summer 2015

Table of Contents


Notes on Contributors

pp. 1-5

What’s Unique about the Japanese Constitution?: A Comparative and Historical Analysis

pp. 249-280

Fog and Steel: Mapping Communities of Literary Translation in an Information Age

pp. 281-316

Japonica, Indica: Rice and Foreign Trade in Meiji Japan

pp. 317-345

Separating the Word and the Way: Suyama Nantō’s Chūgi Suikodenkai and Edo-Period Vernacular Philology

pp. 347-371


Meiji Restoration Losers: Memory and Tokugawa Supporters in Modern Japan by Michael Wert (review)

pp. 373-377

Gender and Nation in Meiji Japan: Modernity, Loss, and the Doing of History by Jason G. Karlin (review)

pp. 377-380

Opening a Window to the West: The Foreign Concession at Kōbe, Japan, 1868–1899 by Peter Ennals (review)

pp. 380-384

Anarchist Modernity: Cooperatism and Japanese-Russian Intellectual Relations in Modern Japan by Sho Konishi (review)

pp. 385-389

Engineering War and Peace in Modern Japan by Takashi Nishiyama (review)

pp. 389-392

Brewed in Japan: The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry by Jeffrey W. Alexander (review)

pp. 392-397

Moral Nation: Modern Japan and Narcotics in Global History by Miriam Kingsberg (review)

pp. 398-401

Populist Collaborators: The Ilchinhoe and the Japanese Colonization of Korea, 1896–1910 by Yumi Moon (review)

pp. 401-406

Beyond the Metropolis: Second Cities and Modern Life in Interwar Japan by Louise Young (review)

pp. 406-410

In Search of Nature: The Japanese Writer Tayama Katai (1872-1930) by Kenneth G. Henshall (review)

pp. 410-412

Recasting Red Culture in Proletarian Japan: Childhood, Korea, and the Historical Avant-Garde by Samuel Perry (review)

pp. 412-417

Power and Dissent in Imperial Japan: Three Forms of Political Engagement by Hiromi Sasamoto-Collins (review)

pp. 417-422

Empire of the Dharma: Korean and Japanese Buddhism, 1877–1912 by Hwansoo Ilmee Kim (review)

pp. 422-426

The Cultural Evolution of Postwar Japan: The Intellectual Contributions of Kaizō’s Yamamoto Sanehiko by Christopher T. Keaveney (review)

pp. 427-431

When the Earth Roars: Lessons from the History of Earthquakes in Japan by Gregory Smits (review)

pp. 431-435

Bad Water: Nature, Pollution, and Politics in Japan, 1870–1950 by Robert Stolz (review)

pp. 435-440

Regulatory Reform of Public Utilities: The Japanese Experience by Fumitoshi Mizutani (review)

pp. 440-443

Syncretism: The Politics of Economic Restructuring and System Reform in Japan ed. by Kenji E. Kushida, Kay Shimizu, and Jean C. Oi (review)

pp. 443-447

Japan under the DPJ: The Politics of Transition and Governance ed. by Kenji E. Kushida and Phillip Y. Lipscy (review)

pp. 448-452

Japan’s “Lost Decade”: Causes, Legacies and Issues of Transformative Change ed. by W. Miles Fletcher III and Peter W. von Staden (review)

pp. 452-456

Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia by Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin (review)

pp. 456-461

Composing Japanese Musical Modernity by Bonnie C. Wade (review)

pp. 461-465

Apocalypse in Contemporary Japanese Science Fiction by Motoko Tanaka (review)

pp. 465-468

Internationalising Japan: Discourse and Practice ed. by Jeremy Breaden, Stacey Steele, and Carolyn S. Stevens (review)

pp. 468-473

Disability in Japan by Carolyn S. Stevens (review)

pp. 473-476

Another Stage: Kanze Nobumitsu and the Late Muromachi Noh Theater by Lim Beng Choo (review)

pp. 476-480

Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kūkai and Dōgen on the Art of Enlightenment by Pamela D. Winfield (review)

pp. 480-484

Ancient Ryukyu: An Archaeological Study of Island Communities by Richard Pearson (review)

pp. 485-488

A Sense of Place: The Political Landscape in Late Medieval Japan by David Spafford (review)

pp. 489-493

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