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: 
Shigeru Kayano
Reviewer: 
Richard Siddle

Siddle on Kayano, 'Our Land Was A Forest: An Ainu Memoir'

Shigeru Kayano. Our Land Was A Forest: An Ainu Memoir. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1994. xiv + 172 pp. $50.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8133-1707-6; $34.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8133-1880-6.

Reviewed by Richard Siddle (University of Sheffield) Published on H-Japan (August, 1997)

On Being and Becoming Ainu

Author: 
Yuki Tanaka
Reviewer: 
Florentino Rodao

Rodao on Tanaka, 'Hidden Horrors: Japanese War Crimes In World War Ii'

Yuki Tanaka. Hidden Horrors: Japanese War Crimes In World War Ii. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1996. xix + 267 pp. + 12 pp. of plates. $39.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8133-2717-4; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8133-2718-1.

Reviewed by Florentino Rodao (Department of International Relations, Universidad Complutense de Madrid) Published on H-Japan (August, 1997)

Author: 
Makoto Kumazawa
Reviewer: 
Terje Gronning

Gronning on Kumazawa, 'Portraits Of The Japanese Workplace: Labor Movements, Workers, And Managers'

Makoto Kumazawa. Portraits Of The Japanese Workplace: Labor Movements, Workers, And Managers. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1996. xv + 267 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8133-1709-0; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8133-1708-3.

Reviewed by Terje Gronning (European Inter-University Association on Society, Science and Technology, University of Oslo) 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)

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