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Imagining Japan

The Japanese Tradition and its Modern Interpretation

by Robert N. Bellah

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Asian studies,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • History: World,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Ethnic Studies - Asian American Studies,
  • 1868-,
  • Civilization,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Japan

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9597544M
    ISBN 100520235207
    ISBN 109780520235205

    If Japan’s rise to economic superpower dominated U.S. academic discussions in the s, the last 15 years or so have been marked by an intense fascination, both in academic and popular discourse, with the country’s perceived increase in global cultural influence (see, for example, Faiola, ; Talbot, ). As Pokémon and Hello Kitty invaded U.S. TV screens and Cited by: 4. Imagining Exile in Heian Japan. Banishment in Law, Literature, and Cult. Jonathan Stockdale. Honolulu, HI: Each of the book’s four substantive chapters, which are appropriately bookended by an introduction and a conclusion, takes up the theme of exile in a particular cultural sphere. historiographically responsible and lays a solid. Consuming Japan truly merits a wide audience--one that is both scholarly and public."--Thomas W. Zeiler, University of Colorado "Using compelling and effective narrative devices, Andrew C. McKevitt has written a book grounded in original and imaginative research and presented in eminently readable prose."-–Sayuri Guthrie Shimizu, Rice University.


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Imagining Japan is a collection Imagining Japan book some of his most important writings, including essays that consider the entire sweep of Japanese history and the character of Japanese society and religion. Combining intellectual rigor, broad scholarship, and ethical commitment, this book also features a new and extensive introduction that brings together.

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Texts are selected from the Japanese, English and French languages, and the portrayals are also compared with those from non-fiction discourse. Up to the s, Japan’s role in the Sino-Japanese War received relatively little attention in Chinese history textbooks.

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TY - CHAP. T1 - Re-imagining 'Japan': Beyond the inter-national governance of cultural diversity. AU - Iwabuchi, Koichi. PY - Y1 - N2 - As evidenced by the popularity of nihonjinron (discourses on Japanese and Japanese culture) literature, there has been a strong tendency, both domestically and internationally, to explicate Japanese uniqueness by explaining the Author: Koichi Iwabuchi.

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I am very grateful to the two anonymous reviewers as well as the. The earliest example of a narrative imagining exile in Japan appears in the oldest extant chronicle of the Yamato court, theKojiki,orRecord of Ancient the well-known sequence from that myth-history, theKojikirelates how the god Susano-o was banished not once, but twice: first by decree of the divine progenitor Izanagi and then, following further transgressions on Susano.

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Imagining Prostitution in Modern Japan, – is a timely reminder that gender as an analytic tool provides new perspectives to even the "oldest profession." Intelligent, refreshing, and clearly written, Davis investigates how the historicity of the gender specific category “prostitute” changes during a period of rapid social change Pages:   Imagining Japan is not so much a new book as essentially a collection of essays written in the s and s that are now wedded to a new and extensive Introduction, in which Bellah develops an overarching theoretical framework through which to interpret and analyze Japan and to situate the materials addressed in these essays.

That the book. Imagining Exile in Heian Japan includes numerous vivid tales of exile that influenced the time. Tracing back to the earliest known account, the book relates a myth about the god Susano, who was banished by his father from the Heavenly Plain after he neglected the territory under his protection and, once confronted, fell down weeping, causing.

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Imagining Exile in Heian Japan is a model of interdisciplinary scholarship that will appeal to anyone interested in the interwoven connections among the literature, politics, law, and religion of early and classical Japan. Reviews and Endorsements; By any meaningful measure, Imagining Exile is a major achievement.

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