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Japan Review is the refereed journal published by the International Research Center for Japanese Studies. Japan Review solicits outstanding manuscripts relating to Japan. It also publishes shorter research notes, review articles as well as annotated translations of important texts. Submission to Japan Review is open to all those engaged in the study of Japanese culture past and present. The journal has been published annually since 1990. The current issue is 第31巻.

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Edited by John BREEN    International Research Center for Japanese Studies, 2015.12.15.   <ISSN 0915-0986>

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Imperial Progress to the Muromachi Palace, 1381:
A Study and Annotated Translation of Sakayuku hana
Matthew STAVROS, with Norika KURIOKA
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Rebel with a Cause: The (Im)Morality of Imagawa Ryōshun
Jeremy A. SATHER
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Temples, Timber, and Negotiations:
Buddhist-Lay Relations in Early Modern Japan through the Prism of Conflicts over Mountain Resources
Alexander VESEY
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The Beginnings of Japanese Free-Verse Poetry and the Dynamics of Cultural Change
Scott MEHL
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Between Revolutionary and Oriental Sage: Paul Cézanne in Japan
INAGA Shigemi
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Japanese and Lacanian Ways of Thinking: An Invitation to Dialogue
Xavier BLONDELOT and Marie-Jean SAURET
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Cultural Divide:
Japanese Art in Australia (1868−2012)
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Research Notes
Meitokuki: Earthquakes and Literary Fabrication in the Gunki Monogatari
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Ancient Ryukyu: An Archaeological Study of Island Communities,
by Richard Pearson.
Reviewed by Gina L. BARNES
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Education and the Kyoto School of Philosophy: Pedagogy for Human Transformation,
ed. Paul Standish and Naoko Saito.
Reviewed by Anton Luis SEVILLA
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Painting Nature for the Nation: Taki Katei and the Challenges to Sinophile Culture in Meiji Japan,
by Rosina Buckland.
Reviewed by Robert TUCK
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Obtaining Images: Art, Production and Display in Edo Japan,
by Timon Screech.
Reviewed by Brian DOWDLE
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Experimental Buddhism:
Innovation and Activism in Contemporary Japan
by John K. Nelson.
Reviewed by Brian BOCKING
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Buddhism, Unitarianism, and the Meiji Competition for Universality,
by Michel Mohr.
Reviewed by Orion KLAUTAU
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Erotic Japonisme: The Influence of Japanese Sexual Imagery on Western Art,
by Ricard Bru.
Reviewed by Michael TOOLE
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The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan,
by Adam Clulow.
Reviewed by Nam-lin HUR
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Man'yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan,
by Torquil Duthie.
Reviewed by Gustav HELDT
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Commerce and Culture at the 1910 Japan-British Exhibition: Centenary Perspectives,
ed. Ayako Hotta-Lister and Ian Nish.
Reviewed by SANO Mayuko
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Notes for Authors
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