H-US-Japan is an edited, international, nonpartisan network that provides scholars, graduate students, politicians, journalists, policy-makers, researchers, professionals, and others a free daily forum to discuss US-Japan relations in the context of economic, security, political, and diplomatic issues. The primary purpose for H-US-Japan is to enable researchers of US-Japan relations to exchange opinions about the significance of current affairs and historical events of Japan-US relations in depth, to discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods and tools of analysis, and to test new ideas and share comments and tips on teaching.

Recent Content

Author: 
Mayumi Itoh
Reviewer: 
Sandra Katzman

Katzman on Itoh, 'Globalization of Japan : Japanese Sakoku mentality and U. S. efforts to open Japan'


Mayumi Itoh. Globalization of Japan : Japanese Sakoku mentality and U. S. efforts to open Japan. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998. 224 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-17708-9.

Reviewed by Sandra Katzman (Interac Co., Ltd)
Published on H-US-Japan (February, 1999)

Opening the Island

Author: 
Jon Thares Davidann
Reviewer: 
Sandra Katzman

Katzman on Davidann, 'A World of Crisis and Progress: The American YMCA in Japan 1890-1930'


Jon Thares Davidann. A World of Crisis and Progress: The American YMCA in Japan 1890-1930. Bethlehem: Lehigh University Press, 1998. 207 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-934223-43-0.

Reviewed by Sandra Katzman (Interac Co., Ltd)
Published on H-US-Japan (February, 1999)

The beginning and the end

Author: 
Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama
Reviewer: 
Roger Chapman

Chapman on Kiyama, 'The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco, 1904-1924'


Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama. The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco, 1904-1924. Berkeley, Calif.: Stone Bridge Press, 1999. 152 pp. $12.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-880656-33-4.

Reviewed by Roger Chapman (Department of American Culture Studies, Bowling Green State University)
Published on H-US-Japan (January, 1999)

Author: 
Susan Maybaumwisniewski, ed., Mary Sommerville
Reviewer: 
Jing Zhao

Zhao on Maybaumwisniewski, 'Blue Horizon: United States-Japan-PRC Tripartite Relations'


Susan Maybaumwisniewski, ed., Mary Sommerville. Blue Horizon: United States-Japan-PRC Tripartite Relations. Washington, D.C.: National Defense University, 1997. xv + 203 pp. No price available (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57906-038-1.

Reviewed by Jing Zhao (US-Japan-China Comparative Policy Research Institute, San Jose, USA)
Published on H-US-Japan (January, 1999)

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