Reviews

Author: 
AMPO--Japan Asia Quarterly Review, ed.
Reviewer: 
Ronald Loftus

Loftus on Review, 'Voices from the Japanese Women's Movement: Ampo Japan-Asia Quarterly Review'


AMPO--Japan Asia Quarterly Review, ed. Voices from the Japanese Women's Movement: Ampo Japan-Asia Quarterly Review. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1996. xxi + 207 pp. $90.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56324-725-5; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56324-726-2.

Reviewed by Ronald Loftus (Willamette University)
Published on H-Japan (August, 1997)

Author: 
Noboru Yoshimura
Reviewer: 
Robert M. March

March on Yoshimura, 'Inside the Kaisha: Demystifying Japanese Business'


Noboru Yoshimura. Inside the Kaisha: Demystifying Japanese Business. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press, 1997. x + 259 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87584-415-2.

Reviewed by Robert M. March (University of Western Sydney Nepean )
Published on H-Japan (July, 1997)

Author: 
Steven J. Ericson
Reviewer: 
Rosemary Mercer

Mercer on Ericson, 'The Sound of the Whistle: Railroads and the State in Meiji Japan'


Steven J. Ericson. The Sound of the Whistle: Railroads and the State in Meiji Japan. Mass. and London: Harvard University Press, 1996. xix + 506 pp. $42.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-82167-5.

Reviewed by Rosemary Mercer (Massey University)
Published on H-Japan (July, 1997)

Railroads as a Window on the Meiji State

Author: 
Mitziko Sawada
Reviewer: 
David Blaylock

Blaylock on Sawada, 'Tokyo Life, New York Dreams: Urban Japanese Visions of America, 1890-1924'


Mitziko Sawada. Tokyo Life, New York Dreams: Urban Japanese Visions of America, 1890-1924. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. xvii + 268 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-07379-1.

Reviewed by David Blaylock (Eastern Kentucky University)
Published on H-Japan (July, 1997)

A New York State of Mind

Author: 
Michael H. Armacost
Reviewer: 
Michael Smitka

Smitka on Armacost, 'Friends or Rivals? The Insider's Account of U.S.-Japan Relations'


Michael H. Armacost. Friends or Rivals? The Insider's Account of U.S.-Japan Relations. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. xiv + 271 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-10488-3.

Reviewed by Michael Smitka (Department of Economics, Washington and Lee University)
Published on H-Japan (June, 1997)

Author: 
W. G. Beasley
Reviewer: 
Susanna Fessler

Fessler on Beasley, 'Japan Encounters the Barbarian: Japanese Travellers in America and Europe'


W. G. Beasley. Japan Encounters the Barbarian: Japanese Travellers in America and Europe. New Haven, Conn: Yale University Press, 1995. xi + 252 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-06324-0.

Reviewed by Susanna Fessler (University at Albany)
Published on H-Japan (June, 1997)

The Japanese Abroad

Author: 
Hiroyuki Hasegawa
Reviewer: 
Jing Zhao

Zhao on Hasegawa, 'Ajia no Keizaihatten to Seifu no Yakuwari'


Hiroyuki Hasegawa. Ajia no Keizaihatten to Seifu no Yakuwari. Tokyo: Bunshindo, 1995. xiv + 301 pp. 3,500 Yen (cloth), ISBN 978-4-8309-4179-5.

Reviewed by Jing Zhao (US-Japan-China Comparative Policy Research Institute, San Jose, USA)
Published on H-Japan (May, 1997)

Author: 
Sandra Buckley
Reviewer: 
Andrew DeWit

DeWit on Buckley, 'Broken Silence: Voices of Japanese Feminism'


Sandra Buckley. Broken Silence: Voices of Japanese Feminism. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. xix + 382 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-08514-5; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-08513-8.

Reviewed by Andrew DeWit
Published on H-Japan (April, 1997)

Author: 
Yan-Jun Yin
Reviewer: 
Jing Zhao

Zhao on Yin, 'Chunichi Senso Baisho Mondai--Chogoku kokuminseifu no senji/sengo tainichiseisaku wo chushin ni'


Yan-Jun Yin. Chunichi Senso Baisho Mondai--Chogoku kokuminseifu no senji/sengo tainichiseisaku wo chushin ni. Japan: Ochanomizu shobo, 1996. 467 pp. 8,240 yen (cloth), ISBN 978-4-275-01639-3.

Reviewed by Jing Zhao (Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison.)
Published on H-Japan (April, 1997)

Author: 
Takashi Mikuriya
Reviewer: 
Jing Zhao

Zhao on Mikuriya, 'Seisaku no Sogo to Kenryoku: Nihon Seiji no Senzen to Sengo'


Takashi Mikuriya. Seisaku no Sogo to Kenryoku: Nihon Seiji no Senzen to Sengo. Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 1996. 250 pp. 5,150 yen (cloth), ISBN 978-4-13-030102-2.

Reviewed by Jing Zhao (US-Japan-China Comparative Policy Research Institute, San Jose, USA)
Published on H-Japan (January, 1997)

Author: 
Herman Ooms
Reviewer: 
Gregory Smits

Smits on Ooms, 'Tokugawa Village Practice: Class, Status, Power, Law'


Herman Ooms. Tokugawa Village Practice: Class, Status, Power, Law. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. xviii + 425 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-20209-2.

Reviewed by Gregory Smits (Eastern Washington University)
Published on H-Japan (December, 1996)

The Tokugawa Juridical Field

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