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VOLUME 64 NUMBERS 1—2 2009 INDEX The Lamp-Oil Merchants of Iwashimizu Shrine: Transregional Commerce in Medieval Japan SUZANNE GAY 1 One Classic and Two Classical Traditions: The Recovery and Transmission of a Lost Edition of the Analects BENJAMIN A. ELMAN 53 Clerical Demographics in the Edo-Meiji Transition: Shingon and Tôzanha Shugendô in Western Sagami BARBARA AMBROS 83 Narrative Realism and the Modern Storyteller: Rereading Yanagita Kunio’s Tôno Monogatari MELEK ORTABASI 127 Before the First Buddha: Medieval Japanese Cosmogony and the Quest for the Primeval Kami FABIO RAMBELLI 235 Predators, Protectors, and Purveyors: Pirates and Commerce in Late Medieval Japan PETER D. SHAPINSKY 273 Fragments of Friendship: Matsuo Taseko and the Hirata Family ANNE WALTHALL 315 Demographic Estimates and the Issue of Staple Food in Early Japan CHARLOTTE VON VERSCHUER 337 The Latter Days of the Genji REBEKAH CLEMENTS AND PETER KORNICKI 363 BOOK REVIEWS Traces in the Way: Michi and the Writings of Komparu Zenchiku. By Noel J. Pinnington. SUSAN BLAKELEY KLEIN 167 Faith and Power in Japanese Buddhist Art, 1600–2005. By Patricia J. Graham. SAMUEL MORSE 170 Sacred Mathematics: Japanese Temple Geometry. By Fukagawa Hidetoshi and Tony Rothman. NOEL J. PINNINGTON 174 The Patriarch of Dutch Learning Shizuki Tadao (1760–1806). Volume 9 of Journal of the Japan-Netherlands Institute. Edited by W. J. Boot. ANN JANNETTA 177 When Tengu Talk: Hirata Atsutane’s Ethnography of the Other World. By Wilburn Hansen. ANNE WALTHALL 180 The Vaccinators: Smallpox, Medical Knowledge, and the ‘Opening’ of Japan. By Ann Jannetta. SUSAN L. BURNS 183 The Last Samurai: The Life and Battles of Saigô Takamori. By Mark Ravina. CONSTANTINE VAPORIS 185 Concealment of Politics, Politics of Concealment: The Production of “Literature” in Meiji Japan. By Atsuko Ueda. INDRA LEVY 189 An Age of Melodrama: Family, Gender, and Social Hierarchy in the Turn-of-the-Century Japanese Novel. By Ken K. Ito. MICHAEL K. BOURDAGHS 192 The Bluestockings of Japan: New Woman Essays and Fiction from Seitô, 1911–16. By Jan Bardsley. REIKO ABE AUESTAD 195 Hermann Roesler: Dokumente zu seinem Leben und Werk. Edited and with an introduction by Anna Bartels-Ishikawa. SVEN SAALER 198 A Life Adrift: Soeda Azembô, Popular Song, and Modern Mass Culture in Japan. By Michael Lewis. GERALD GROEMER 201 Prophet Motive: Deguchi Onisaburô, Oomoto, and the Rise of New Religions in Imperial Japan. By Nancy K. Stalker. BIRGIT STAEMMLER 204 Japan and the League of Nations: Empire and World Order, 1914–1938. By Thomas W. Burkman. SUSAN TOWNSEND 207 Certain Victory: Images of World War II in the Japanese Media. By David C. Earhart. BARAK KUSHNER 210 The Tokyo War Crimes Trial: The Pursuit of Justice in the Wake of World War II. By Yuma Totani. FRANZISKA SERAPHIM 213 The Cinema of Naruse Mikio: Women and Japanese Modernity. By Catherine Russell. RACHAEL HUTCHINSON 216 The Japanization of Modernity: Murakami Haruki between Japan and the United States. By Rebecca Suter. IRMELA HIJIYA-KIRSCHNEREIT 219 Alles nur Theater? Gender und Ethnizität bei der japankoreanischen Autorin Yû Miri. By Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt. MATTHEW KÖNIGSBERG 223 Uneasy Warriors: Gender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army. By Sabine Frühstück. SHARALYN ORBAUGH 226 The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Archaeology, Architecture, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan. By Donald F. McCallum. Nagaoka: Japan’s Forgotten Capital. By Ellen Van Goethem. WALTER EDWARDS 373 Across the Perilous Sea: Japanese Trade with China and Korea from the Seventh to the Sixteenth Centuries. By Charlotte von Verschuer. Translated by Kristen Lee Hunter. BRUCE L. BATTEN 378 A Handbook to Classical Japanese. By John Timothy Wixted. ALDO TOLLINI 380 Preachers, Poets, Women, and the Way: Izumi Shikibu and the Buddhist Literature of Medieval Japan. By R. Keller Kimbrough. MARGARET H. CHILDS 381 Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from The Chronicles of Japan to The Tale of the Heike. By David T. Bialock. MICHAEL WATSON 384 Ambiguous Bodies: Reading the Grotesque in Japanese Setsuwa Tales. By Michelle Osterfeld Li. RAJYASHREE PANDEY 387 Zeami: Performance Notes. Translated by Tom Hare. ERIC C. RATH 390 Visioning Eternity: Aesthetics, Politics, and History in the Early Modern Noh Theater. By Thomas D. Looser. NOEL JOHN PINNINGTON...


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