Volume 60, Number 1, Spring 2005

Table of Contents

From: Monumenta Nipponica

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"Washing Off the Dust": Baths and Bathing in Late Medieval Japan

pp. 1-41

Competing with Amida: A Study and Translation of Jōkei's Miroku Kōshiki

pp. 43-79

Local Officials and the Meiji Conscription Campaign

pp. 81-110

Book Reviews

House and Home in Modern Japan: Reforming Everyday Life, 1880-1930 (review)

pp. 111-112

Frauenerziehung und Frauenbild im Umbruch: Ideale von Madchenerziehung, Frauenrolle und weiblichen Lebensentwurfen in der fruhen Jogaku zasshi (1885-1889) (review)

pp. 112-115

Women and the Labour Market in Japan's Industrialising Economy: The Textile Industry before the Pacific War (review)

pp. 115-118

Colonizing Sex: Sexology and Social Control in Modern Japan (review)

pp. 118-121

Toshie: A Story of Village Life in Twentieth-Century Japan (review)

pp. 121-123

Practicing the Afterlife: Perspectives from Japan, and: Bereavement and Consolation: Testimonies from Tokugawa Japan (review)

pp. 123-128

Practical Pursuits: Religion, Politics, and Personal Cultivation in Nineteenth-Century Japan

pp. 128-131

Gender and National Literature: Heian Texts in the Constructions of Japanese Modernity (review)

pp. 131-134

The Ethos of Noh: Actors and Their Art (review)

pp. 134-137

Text and the City: Essays on Japanese Modernity (review)

pp. 137-140

The Artist as Professional in Japan (review)

pp. 140-143

Critical Perspectives on Classicism in Japanese Painting, 1600-1700 (review)

pp. 143-145