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"Washing Off the Dust": Baths and Bathing in Late Medieval Japan LEE BUTLER 1

Competing with Amida: A Study and Translation of Jōkei's Miroku Kōshiki JAMES L. FORD 43

Local Officials and the Meiji Conscription Campaign ROKUHARA HIROKO 81

Unsuitable Books for Women: Genji Monogatari and Ise Monogatari in Late Seventeenth-Century Japan P. F. KORNICKI 147

Desire and Disgust: Meditations on the Impure Body in Medieval Japanese Narratives RAJYASHREE PANDEY 195

Images of Akutō MORTEN OXENBOELL 235

War and Injury: The Emergence of Wound Medicine in Medieval Japan ANDREW EDMUND GOBLE 297

Female Pilgrims and Mt. Fuji: Changing Perspectives on the Exclusion of Women MIYAZAKI FUMIKO 339

Exercises in Biography: The Case of Takebe Ayatari W. J. BOOT 393

Gender in Early Classical Japan: Marriage, Leadership, and Political Status in Village and Palace YOSHIE AKIKO 437

Rationalizing the Orient: The "East Asia Cooperative Community" in Prewar Japan HAN JUNG-SUN 481

A New Guide to an Old Source REINIER H. HESSELINK 515

Book Reviews

House and Home in Modern Japan: Reforming Everyday Life, 1880-1930. By Jordan Sand. ANN WASWO 111

Frauenerziehung und Frauenbild im Umbruch. Ideale von Mädchenerziehung, Frauenrolle und weiblichen Lebensentwürfen in der frühen Jogaku zasshi (1885-1889). By Nadja Kischka-Wellhäusser. MARGARET MEHL 112

Women and the Labour Market in Japan's Industrialising Economy: The Textile Industry before the Pacific War. By Janet Hunter. BARBARA MOLONY 115

Colonizing Sex: Sexology and Social Control in Modern Japan. By Sabine Frühstück. SALLY A. HASTINGS 118

Toshié: A Story of Village Life in Twentieth-Century Japan. By Simon Partner. MARIKO ASANO TAMANOI 121

Practicing the Afterlife: Perspectives from Japan. Edited by Susanne Formanek and William LaFleur.

Bereavement and Consolation: Testimonies from Tokugawa Japan. By Harold Bolitho. FABIO RAMBELLI 123

Practical Pursuits: Religion, Politics, and Personal Cultivation in Nineteenth-Century Japan. By Janine By Janine Tasca Sawada. BARBARA AMBROS 128

Gender and National Literature: Heian Texts in the Constructions of Japanese Modernity. By Tomiko Yoda. JOSHUA S. MOSTOW 131

The Ethos of Noh: Actors and Their Art. By Eric C. Rath. GERALD GROEMER 134

Text and the City: Essays on Japanese Modernity. By Maeda Ai. Edited and with an introduction by James Fujii. IRMELA HIJIYA-KIRSCHNEREIT 137

The Artist as Professional in Japan. Edited by Melinda Takeuchi. QUITMAN E. PHILLIPS 140

Critical Perspectives on Classicism in Japanese Painting, 1600-1700. Edited by Elizabeth Lillehoj. FRANK CHANCE 143

The Tōkaidō Road: Traveling and Representation in Edo and Meiji Japan. By Jilly Traganou. LAWRENCE E. MARCEAU 263

Interracial Intimacy in Japan: Western Men and Japanese Women, 1543-1900. By Gary P. Leupp. SUSAN L. BURNS 265

Japan's Early Experience of Contract Management in the Treaty Ports. By Yuki Allyson Honjo. JUNKO ANDO 267

Hiratsuka Raichō and Early Japanese Feminism. By Hiroko Tomida. ANDREA GERMER 269

Historische Frauenforschung in Japan: Die Rekonstruktion der Vergangenheit in Takamure Itsues "Geschichte der Frau" (Josei no Rekishi). By Andrea Germer. ULRIKE WÖHR 272

At the House of Gathered Leaves: Short Biographical and Autobiographical Narratives from Japanese Court Literature. By Joshua S. Mostow. LYNNE K. MIYAKE 275

Writing Home: Representations of the Native Place in Modern Japanese Literature. By Stephen Dodd. DENNIS WASHBURN 278

The Body in Postwar Japanese Fiction. By Douglas N. Slaymaker. JOSEPH S. O'LEARY 281

Keigo in Modern Japan: Polite Language from Meiji to the Present. By Patricia J. Wetzel.

Rhetoric in Modern Japan: Western Influences on the Development of Narrative and Oratorical Style. By Massimiliano Tomasi. NANETTE GOTTLIEB 283

Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World. By Theodore Bestor. ANNE ALLISON 288

Identity and Ritual in a Japanese Diving Village: The Making and Becoming of Person and Place. By D. P. Martinez. BIRGIT STAEMMLER 290



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