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  • Index to Volume 62

Book Reviews

Japan's Medieval Population: Famine, Fertility, and Warfare in a Transformative Age. By William Wayne Farris.                       BRUCE L. BATTEN 107 [End Page 527]

The Dog Shogun: The Personality and Policies of Tokugawa Tsunayoshi. By Beatrice M. Bodart-Bailey.                    ANNE WALTHALL 110

A Reader in Edo Period Travel. By Herbert Plutschow.                         LAURA NENZI 113

JAPANimals: History and Culture in Japan's Animal Life. Edited by Gregory M. Pflugfelder and Brett L. Walker.                   HANS MARTIN KRÄMER 115

Gendering Modern Japanese History. Edited by Barbara Moloney and Kathleen Uno.              ANNE E. IMAMURA 119

Kamikaze Diaries: Reflections of Japanese Student Soldiers. By Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney.               BARAK KUSHNER 121

Localizing Paradise: Kumano Pilgrimage and the Religious Landscape of Premodern Japan. By D. Max Moerman.                      IYANAGA NOBUMI 124

Woman Critiqued: Translated Essays on Japanese Women's Writing. Edited by Rebecca Copeland.      JUDIT ÁROKAY 127

Representing the Other in Modern Japanese Literature: A Critical Approach. Edited by Rachael Hutchinson and Mark Williams.                           JOSEPH S. O'LEARY 131

Friends, Acquaintances, Pupils, and Patrons—Japanese Intellectual Life in the Late Eighteenth Century: A Prosopographical Approach. By Anna Beerens.  GREGORY SMITS 221

Punishment and Power in the Making of Modern Japan. By Daniel V. Botsman.                     SUSAN L. BURNS 223

Earthquake Nation: The Cultural Politics of Japanese Seismicity, 1868-1930. By Gregory Clancey.                    J. CHARLES SCHENCKING 225

Racing the Enemy: Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of Japan. By Tsuyoshi Hasegawa.

The End of the Pacific War: Reappraisals. Edited by Tsuyoshi Hasegawa.                 ANNO TADASHI 228

War Memory and Social Politics in Japan, 1945-2005. By Franziska Seraphim.                   SEBASTIAN CONRAD 232

Manga from the Floating World: Comicbook Culture and the Kibyōshi of Edo Japan. By Adam L. Kern.                    STEPHAN KŌHN 235

In the Company of Men: Representations of Male-Male Sexuality in Meiji Literature. By Jim Reichert.                   PAUL GORDON SCHALOW 237 [End Page 528]

Abe Kōbō, Literary Strategist: The Evolution of His Agenda and Rhetoric in the Context of Postwar Japanese Avant-garde and Communist Artists' Movements. By Thomas Schnellbächer.            JAMES DORSEY 241

The Fox's Craft in Japanese Religion and Folklore: Shapeshifters, Transformations, and Duplicities. By Michael Bathgate.                       JANET GOFF 243

Explaining Pictures: Buddhist Propaganda and Etoki Storytelling in Japan. By Ikumi Kaminishi.    CAROLINE HIRASAWA 246

Handmade Culture: Raku Potters, Patrons, and Tea Practitioners in Japan. By Morgan Pitelka.     RICHARD L. WILSON 248

Understanding Humor in Japan. Edited by Jessica Milner Davis.              RICHARD GARDNER 250

Millennial Monsters. By Anne Allison.             JAMES FARRER 252

Vicarious Language: Gender and Linguistic Modernity in Japan. By Miyako Inoue.

A Cultural History of Women's Language. By Endō Orie.                    NANETTE GOTTLIEB 255

Selling Songs and Smiles: The Sex Trade in Heian and Kamakura Japan. By Janet R. Goodwin.    R. KELLER KIMBROUGH 361

Thinking Like a Man: Tadano Makuzu (1763-1825). By Bettina Gramlich-Oka.                MARCIA YONEMOTO 363

Japan's Modern Prophet: Uchimura Kanzō, 1861-1930. By John F. Howes.                 JAMES L. HUFFMAN 366

In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun: The Autobiography of a Japanese Feminist. By Hiratsuka Raichō. Translated, with an introduction and notes, by Teruko Craig.        G. G. ROWLEY 369

Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan. By David R. Ambaras.                    SIMON PARTNER 372

A Poetics of Courtly Male Friendship in Heian Japan. By Paul Gordon Schalow.               MARGARET H. CHILDS 374

The Poetics of Motoori Norinaga: A Hermeneutical Journey. Translated and edited by Michael F. Marra.          W. J. BOOT 377

The Uses of Memory: The Critique of Modernity in the Fiction of Higuchi Ichiyō. By Timothy J. Van Compernolle.               ELAINE GERBERT 381

Suicidal Honor: General Nogi and the Writings of Mori Ōgai and Natsume Sōseki. By Doris G. Bargen.     STEPHEN DODD 383 [End Page 529]

Spirit Matters: The Transcendent in Modern Japanese Literature. By Philip Gabriel.            THOMAS SCHNELLBÄCHER 386

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