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Shifting Perspectives on the Shogunate’s Last Years: Gountei Sadahide’s Bird’s-Eye View Landscape Prints Sugimoto Fumiko 1
A Parody in the Ruins: A Translation of Irisawa Yasuo’s Waga Izumo, Waga Chinkon (Part 1) Scott Mehl 31
Cultural Knowledge and Professional Training in the Poetic Treatises of Late Heian Japan Ariel Stilerman 153
Illustrated Debate over Wine and Rice (Shuhanron Emaki): Dining and Socializing in Late Muromachi Japan Charlotte von Verschuer 189
A Parody in the Ruins: A Translation of Irisawa Yasuo’s Waga Izumo, Waga Chinkon (Part 2) Scott Mehl 223


Rice, Agriculture, and the Food Supply in Premodern Japan. By Charlotte von Verschuer. Translated and edited by Wendy Cobcroft. Philip C. Brown 71
Reading “The Tale of Genji”: Sources from the First Millennium. Edited by Thomas Harper and Haruo Shirane. Lawrence Marceau 74
The Dream of Christian Nagasaki: World Trade and the Clash of Cultures, 1560–1640. By Reinier H. Hesselink. Lane R. Earns 76
Spectacular Accumulation: Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and Samurai Sociability. By Morgan Pitelka. Timon Screech 84
The Problem of Women in Early Modern Japan. By Marcia Yonemoto. Anne Walthall 87
The Ryukyu Kingdom: Cornerstone of East Asia. By Mamoru Akamine. Translated by Lina Terrell and edited by Robert Huey. Gregory Smits 92
Street Performers and Society in Urban Japan, 1600–1900: The Beggar’s Gift. By Gerald Groemer. Laura Nenzi 95
Edo Kabuki in Transition: From the Worlds of the Samurai to the Vengeful Female Ghost. By Satoko Shimazaki.    
Onnagata: A Labyrinth of Gendering in Kabuki Theater. By Maki Isaka. C. Andrew Gerstle 100
Values, Identity and Equality in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Japan. Edited by Peter Nosco, James E. Ketelaar and Yasunori Kojima. Annick Horiuchi 105
Network of Knowledge: Western Science and the Tokugawa Information Revolution. By Terrence Jackson. Niels van Steenpaal 110
Like No Other: Exceptionalism and Nativism in Early Modern Japan. By Mark Thomas McNally. Kiri Paramore 114
Cartographic Japan: A History in Maps. Edited by Kären Wigen, Sugimoto Fumiko, and Cary Karacas. Todd Stradford 119
Japanese Prostitutes in the North American West, 1887–1920. By Kazuhiro Oharazeki. Bill Mihalopoulos 123
The Youth of Things: Life and Death in the Age of Kajii Motojirō. By Stephen Dodd. Eve Zimmerman 126
The Rhetoric of Photography in Modern Japanese Literature: Materiality in the Visual Register as Narrated by Tanizaki Jun’ichirō, Abe Kōbō, Horie Toshiyuki, and Kanai Mieko. By Atsuko Sakaki. Mark Silver 128
Men to Devils, Devils to Men: Japanese War Crimes and Chinese Justice. By Barak Kushner. Torsten Weber 134
Drahtseilakte. Der junge Kenzaburō Ōe. By Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit and Christoph Held. Asa-Bettina Wuthenow 138
The China Problem in Postwar Japan: Japanese National Identity and Sino-Japanese Relations. By Robert Hoppens. Karl Gustafsson 142
The Strange Child: Education and the Psychology of Patriotism in Recessionary Japan. By Andrea Gevurtz Arai. Edward Vickers 146
Kindheit in der japanischen Geschichte: Vorstellungen und Erfahrungen/Childhood in Japanese History: Concepts and Experiences. Edited by Michael Kinski, Harald Salomon, and Eike Großmann. Sabine Frühstück 265
Lovable Losers: The Heike in Action and Memory. Edited by Mikael S. Adolphson and Anne Commons. Robert Borgen 270
Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan. By Jacqueline I. Stone. Gary L. Ebersole 275
Buddhism and the Transformation of Old Age in Medieval Japan. By Edward R. Drott. Rajyashree Pandey 278
Perfumed Sleeves and Tangled Hair: Body, Woman, and Desire in Medieval Japanese Narratives. By Rajyashree Pandey. Vyjayanthi R. Selinger 281
Dōgen and Sōtō Zen. Edited by Steven Heine. Taigen Dan Leighton 287
Assembling Shinto: Buddhist Approaches to Kami Worship in Medieval Japan. By Anna Andreeva. Mark Teeuwen 293
Mediated by Gifts: Politics and Society in Japan, 1350–1850. Edited by Martha Chaiklin. Charlotte von...


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