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Disaster in the Making: Taira no Kiyomori’s Move of the Capital to Fukuhara Haruko Wakabayashi 1
Warrior/Monk, Demon/Saint: Humor and Parody in the Late Medieval Tale of Benkei Roberta Strippoli 39
Shipwrecks and Flotsam: The Foreign World in Edo-Period Tosa Luke S. Roberts 83
Yoshino and the Politics of Cultural Topography in Early Japan Torquil Duthie 189
104 Voices from Christian Nagasaki: Document of the Rosario Brotherhood of Nagasaki with the Signatures of Its Members (February 1622); An Analysis and Translation Reinier H. Hesselink 237

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Mabiki: Infanticide and Population Growth in Eastern Japan, 1660–1950. By Fabian Drixler. William Johnston 141
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ISSN
1880-1390
Print ISSN
0027-0741
Pages
pp. 379-383
Launched on MUSE
2016-03-17
Open Access
No
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