Reviews

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: 
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

Author: 
Ienaga Saburo
Reviewer: 
David Alexander

Alexander on Saburo, 'Japan's Past, Japan's Future: One Historian's Odyssey'

Ienaga Saburo. Japan's Past, Japan's Future: One Historian's Odyssey. Lanham and Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001. x + 203 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-0989-4.

Reviewed by David Alexander (Hilton M. Briggs Library, South Dakota State University) Published on H-Japan (November, 2001)

A Historian's Story

A Historian's Story

Author: 
Japan Playwrights Association, ed.
Reviewer: 
Patricia Pringle

Pringle on Association, 'Half a Century of Japanese Theater I: The 1990s Part 1'

Japan Playwrights Association, ed. Half a Century of Japanese Theater I: The 1990s Part 1. Tokyo: Kinokuniya, 1999. 496 pp. $50.00 (paper), ISBN 978-4-314-10135-6.

Reviewed by Patricia Pringle Published on H-Japan (August, 2001)

Performable English Translations of Six Major Japanese Plays of the 1990s

Performable English Translations of Six Major Japanese Plays of the 1990s

Author: 
Jeroen Lamers
Reviewer: 
Suzanne Gay

Gay on Lamers, 'Japonius Tyrannus: The Japanese Warlord Oda Nobunaga Reconsidered'

Jeroen Lamers. Japonius Tyrannus: The Japanese Warlord Oda Nobunaga Reconsidered. Leiden: Hotei Publishing, 2000. 280 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-74822-22-0.

Reviewed by Suzanne Gay (East Asian Studies Program, Oberlin College) Published on H-Japan (July, 2001)

A New Biography of Oda Nobunaga

A New Biography of Oda Nobunaga

Author: 
James Babb
Reviewer: 
Grunden Walter

Walter on Babb, 'Tanaka: The Making of Postwar Japan'

James Babb. Tanaka: The Making of Postwar Japan. Profiles in Power Series. Harlow, England: Longman, 2000. xii + 126 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-38215-2.

Reviewed by Grunden Walter (Department of History, Bowling Green State University) Published on H-Japan (June, 2001)

The Tanaka Legacy

"The Tanaka Legacy"

Author: 
Haruo Shirane, Tomi Suzuki, eds.
Reviewer: 
Timothy J. Van Compernolle

Van Compernolle on Shirane and Suzuki, 'Inventing the Classics: Modernity, National Identity, and Japanese Literature'

Haruo Shirane, Tomi Suzuki, eds. Inventing the Classics: Modernity, National Identity, and Japanese Literature. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000. xi + 333 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-4105-7.

Reviewed by Timothy J. Van Compernolle (Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Michigan) Published on H-Japan (May, 2001)

Author: 
Gregory M. Pflugfelder
Reviewer: 
Anne Walthall

Walthall on Pflugfelder, 'Cartographies of Desire: Male-Male Sexuality in Japanese Discourse 1600-1950'

Gregory M. Pflugfelder. Cartographies of Desire: Male-Male Sexuality in Japanese Discourse 1600-1950. Berkeley, Cal: University of California Press, 2000. xi + 399 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-20909-1.

Reviewed by Anne Walthall (University of California, Irvine) Published on H-Japan (May, 2000)

Author: 
Yukiko Koshiro
Reviewer: 
Grant Goodman

Goodman on Koshiro, 'Trans-Pacific Racisms and the U.S. Occupation of Japan'

Yukiko Koshiro. Trans-Pacific Racisms and the U.S. Occupation of Japan. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. 304 pp. $29.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-11349-6; $83.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11348-9.

Reviewed by Grant Goodman (Professor Emeritus of History, University of Kansas) Published on H-Japan (November, 1999)

Author: 
Honda Katsuichi
Reviewer: 
Edward J. Drea

Drea on Katsuichi, 'The Nanjing Massacre: A Japanese Journalist Confronts Japan's National Shame'

Honda Katsuichi. The Nanjing Massacre: A Japanese Journalist Confronts Japan's National Shame. Armonk, N.Y: M.E. Sharpe, 1999. xxvii + 367 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7656-0335-7; $90.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0334-0.

Reviewed by Edward J. Drea (U.S. Army Center of Military History (Retired)) Published on H-Japan (November, 1999)

Author: 
Yukiko Koshiro.
Reviewer: 
Grant Goodman

Goodman on Koshiro, 'Trans-Pacific Racisms and the U.S. Occupation of Japan' and Yukiko Koshiro., 'Trans-Pacific Racisms and the U.S Occupation of Japan'

Yukiko Koshiro. Trans-Pacific Racisms and the U.S. Occupation of Japan. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. 304 pp. $29.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-11349-6; $83.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11348-9.Yukiko Koshiro. Trans-Pacific Racisms and the U.S Occupation of Japan. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. 304 pp.

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