Reviews

Author: 
Janine Beichman
Reviewer: 
Miri Nakamura

Nakamura on Beichman, 'Embracing the Firebird: Yosano Akiko and the Birth of the Female Voice in Modern Japanese Poetry'


Janine Beichman. Embracing the Firebird: Yosano Akiko and the Birth of the Female Voice in Modern Japanese Poetry. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2002. x + 337 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2347-4; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2208-8.

Reviewed by Miri Nakamura (Department of Asian Languages, Stanford University)
Published on H-Japan (May, 2003)

Author: 
Ray Christensen
Reviewer: 
Louis D. Hayes

Hayes on Christensen, 'Ending the LDP Hegemony: Party Cooperation in Japan'


Ray Christensen. Ending the LDP Hegemony: Party Cooperation in Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2000. vii + 228 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2295-8; $52.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2230-9.

Reviewed by Louis D. Hayes (Department of Political Science, University of Montana)
Published on H-Japan (May, 2003)

Author: 
John Benson, Takao Matsumura
Reviewer: 
James Boyd

Boyd on Benson and Matsumura, 'Japan, 1868-1945: From Isolation to Occupation'


John Benson, Takao Matsumura. Japan, 1868-1945: From Isolation to Occupation. Harlow: Longman, 2001. ix + 270 pp. $19.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-30813-8.

Reviewed by James Boyd (School of Asian Studies, Murdoch University)
Published on H-Japan (May, 2003)

A Good Book for the Beginner

A Good Book for the Beginner

Author: 
Anne Walthall, ed.
Reviewer: 
David Alexander

Alexander on Walthall, 'The Human Tradition in Modern Japan'


Anne Walthall, ed. The Human Tradition in Modern Japan. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 2002. xx + 241 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8420-2912-4; $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8420-2911-7.

Reviewed by David Alexander (Hilton M. Briggs Library, South Dakota State University)
Published on H-Japan (May, 2003)

History in the Lives of Everyday People

Author: 
Michael Molasky, Steve Rabson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Monika Wacker

Wacker on Molasky and Rabson, 'Southern Exposure: Modern Japanese Literature from Okinawa'


Michael Molasky, Steve Rabson, eds. Southern Exposure: Modern Japanese Literature from Okinawa. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2000. xii + 362 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2300-9.

Reviewed by Monika Wacker (Freelance Interpreter and Translator, Munich, Germany)
Published on H-Japan (May, 2003)

Author: 
Nancy Rosenberger
Reviewer: 
Beth Katzoff

Katzoff on Rosenberger, 'Gambling with Virtue: Japanese Women and the Search for Self in a Changing Nation'


Nancy Rosenberger. Gambling with Virtue: Japanese Women and the Search for Self in a Changing Nation. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2001. x + 277 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2388-7; $57.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2262-0.

Reviewed by Beth Katzoff (Asian Division, The Library of Congress)
Published on H-Japan (May, 2003)

Revealing Selves

Author: 
Brett L. Walker
Reviewer: 
Philip C. Brown

Brown on Walker, 'The Conquest of Ainu Lands: Ecology and Culture in Japanese Expansion, 1590-1800'


Brett L. Walker. The Conquest of Ainu Lands: Ecology and Culture in Japanese Expansion, 1590-1800. Berkeley and London: University of California Press, 2001. xii + 332 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-22736-1.

Reviewed by Philip C. Brown (Department of History, Ohio State University)
Published on H-Japan (August, 2002)

Author: 
William M. Tsutsui
Reviewer: 
Terri LeMoyne

LeMoyne on Tsutsui, 'Manufacturing Ideology: Scientific Management in Twentieth-Century Japan'


William M. Tsutsui. Manufacturing Ideology: Scientific Management in Twentieth-Century Japan. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. ix + 279 pp. $30.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-07456-6; $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-05808-5.

Reviewed by Terri LeMoyne (Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)
Published on H-Japan (August, 2002)

Author: 
Wai-ming Ng
Reviewer: 
Mark McNally

McNally on Ng, 'The I Ching in Tokugawa Thought and Culture'


Wai-ming Ng. The I Ching in Tokugawa Thought and Culture. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2000. xiii + 277 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2242-2; $63.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2215-6.

Reviewed by Mark McNally (Department of History, University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Published on H-Japan (July, 2002)

The Persistence of China in Early Modern Japan

Author: 
ed Timothy Craig
Reviewer: 
Sarah Frederick

Frederick on Craig, 'Japan Pop! Inside the World of Japanese Popular Culture' and Timothy Craig, 'Japan Pop!: Inside the World of Japanese Popular Culture'


Timothy Craig, ed. Japan Pop! Inside the World of Japanese Popular Culture. Armonk, New York and London: M.E. Sharpe, 2000. 360 pp. $58.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0561-0; $90.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0560-3.ed Timothy Craig. Japan Pop!: Inside the World of Japanese Popular Culture. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2000. ix + 360 pp.

Author: 
Pierre Francois Souyri
Reviewer: 
Lee Butler

Butler on Souyri, 'The World Turned Upside Down: Medieval Japanese Society'


Pierre Francois Souyri. The World Turned Upside Down: Medieval Japanese Society. Translated by Kathe Roth. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. x + 280 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11842-2.

Reviewed by Lee Butler (Department of History, Brigham Young University)
Published on H-Japan (June, 2002)

The Riches of Medieval Japanese Society

Author: 
Rebecca Copeland, Esperanza Ramirez-Christensen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Timothy J. Van Compernolle

Van Compernolle on Copeland and Ramirez-Christensen, 'The Father-Daughter Plot: Japanese Literary Women and the Law of the Father'


Rebecca Copeland, Esperanza Ramirez-Christensen, eds. The Father-Daughter Plot: Japanese Literary Women and the Law of the Father. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2001. x + 384 pp. $65.00 (cloth) ISBN 0-8248-2172-6; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2438-9.

Reviewed by Timothy J. Van Compernolle (East Asian Studies Program, Oberlin College)
Published on H-Japan (June, 2002)

Author: 
Ulrike Schaede
Reviewer: 
Mark Beeson

Beeson on Schaede, 'Cooperative Capitalism: Self Regulation, Trade Associations, and the Antimonopoly Law in Japan'


Ulrike Schaede. Cooperative Capitalism: Self Regulation, Trade Associations, and the Antimonopoly Law in Japan. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. xi + 302 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-829718-5.

Reviewed by Mark Beeson (School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland, Australia)
Published on H-Japan (March, 2002)

Japanese business regulation: collusion, cooperation and crisis

Author: 
Ronald Dore
Reviewer: 
Sandra Katzman

Katzman on Dore, 'Stock Market Capitalism: Welfare Capitalism: Japan and Germany versus the Anglo-Saxons'


Ronald Dore. Stock Market Capitalism: Welfare Capitalism: Japan and Germany versus the Anglo-Saxons. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. xii + 239 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-924062-3.

Reviewed by Sandra Katzman (Department of Foreign Languages, National Defense Academy of Japan)
Published on H-Japan (March, 2002)

Capital!

Capital!

Author: 
Marjorie Dryburgh
Reviewer: 
Bill Sewell

Sewell on Dryburgh, 'North China and Japanese Expansion 1933-1937: Regional Power and the National Interest'


Marjorie Dryburgh. North China and Japanese Expansion 1933-1937: Regional Power and the National Interest. Richmond and Surrey: Curzon Press, 2000. ix + 249 pp. $54.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7007-1274-8.

Reviewed by Bill Sewell (Department of History, Saint Mary's University)
Published on H-Japan (February, 2002)

Troubled Triangle

Troubled Triangle

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