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  • Studies in Japanese CultureVolume 69 Numbers 1–2



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A Medieval Warrior in Early Modern Japan: A Translation of the Otogizōshi Hōgan Miyako Banashi Mathew W. Thompson 1
Benevolence, Charity, and Duty: Urban Relief and Domain Society during the Tenmei Famine Maren Ehlers 55
Localizing Strategies: Eison and the Shōtoku Taishi Cult David Quinter 153
Japan’s Inca Boom: Global Archaeology and the Making of a Postwar Nation Miriam L. Kingsberg 221
Japanese Historiography and the Gold Seal of 57 c.e.: Relic, Text, Object, Fake. By Joshua A. Fogel. Gina L. Barnes 103
Knowing the Amorous Man: A History of Scholarship on Tales of Ise.
  By Jamie L. Newhard.
Robert N. Huey 109
Schreib-Riten (shorei 書礼): Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der japanischen Briefetikette
  By Markus Rüttermann.
W. J. Boot 113
Another Stage: Kanze Nobumitsu and the Late Muromachi Noh Theater.
  By Lim Beng Choo.
Shelley Fenno Quinn 117
The Chronicle of Lord Nobunaga.
  By Ōta Gyūichi. Translated and Edited by J. S. A. Elisonas and J. P. Lamers.
Morten Oxenboell 121
An Imperial Concubine’s Tale: Scandal, Shipwreck, and Salvation in Seventeenth-Century Japan.
  By G. G. Rowley.
C. Miki Wheeler 124
Publishing the Stage: Print and Performance in Early Modern Japan. Edited by Keller Kimbrough and Satoko Shimazaki. Michael Watson 130
Shunga: Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art.
  Edited by Timothy Clark, C. Andrew Gerstle, Aki Ishigami, and Akiko Yano.
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Shunga: Sex and Humor in Japanese Art and Literature. Special issue, Japan Review 26 (2013).
  Edited by C. Andrew Gerstle and Timothy Clark.
Shunga: Erotic Art in Japan.
  By Rosina Buckland.
Allen Hockley 132
Obtaining Images: Art, Production and Display in Edo Japan.
  By Timon Screech.
Elizabeth Lillehoj 137
Beriberi in Modern Japan: The Making of a National Disease.
  By Alexander R. Bay.
Susan L. Burns 142
The Kyoto School: An Introduction.
  By Robert E. Carter with a Foreword by Thomas P. Kasulis.
Erin McCarthy 145
Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan.
  By Peter Wynn Kirby.
Tom Gill 148
Medicine Master Buddha: The Iconic Worship of Yakushi in Heian Japan. By Yui Suzuki. Yoko Hsueh Shirai 255
A Buddhist Theory of Semiotics: Signs, Ontology, and Salvation in Japanese Esoteric Buddhism.
  By Fabio Rambelli.
Mark Teeuwen 259
The Seven Tengu Scrolls: Evil and the Rhetoric of Legitimacy in Medieval Japanese Buddhism.
  By Haruko Wakabayashi.
Mark L. Blum 263
Japanese Travellers in Sixteenth-Century Europe: A Dialogue Concerning the Mission of the Japanese Ambassadors to the Roman Curia (1590).
  Edited by Derek Massarella and translated by J. F. Moran.
Jan C. Leuchtenberger 272
Conquering Demons: The “Kirishitan,” Japan, and the World in Early Modern Japanese Literature.
  By Jan C. Leuchtenberger.
Peter Nosco 275 [End Page 3]
Selling Women: Prostitution, Markets, and the Household in Early Modern Japan.
  By Amy Stanley.
David Eason 278
Ōoku: The Secret World of the Shogun’s Women.
  By Cecilia Segawa Seigle and Linda H. Chance.
Anne Walthall 284
An Edo Anthology: Literature from Japan’s Mega-City, 1750–1850.
  Edited by Sumie Jones with Kenji Watanabe.
Lawrence E. Marceau 292
Two-Timing Modernity: Homosocial Narrative in Modern Japanese Fiction.
  By J. Keith Vincent.
Hosea Hirata 295
Views of the Dark Valley: Japanese Cinema and the Culture of Nationalism 1937–1945.
  By Harald Salomon.
Michael Baskett 301
Hijikata Tatsumi and Butoh: Dancing in a Pool of Gray Grits.
  By Bruce Baird.
William Marotti 306
Bones of Contention: Animals and Religion in Contemporary Japan.
  By Barbara R. Ambros.
Ellen Schattschneider 309


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