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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, 2017.11.   <ISSN 0915-0986>

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Reconstructing the Life of Uesugi Kiyoko
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A Critique by Any Other Name: Part 2 of Imagawa Ryōshun's Nan Taiheiki
Jeremy A. SATHER
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Fit for a Shogun's Wife: The Two Seventeenth-Century Mausolea for Sūgen-in
Elizabeth SELF
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The Nagasaki Trade of the Tokugawa Era: Archives, Statistics, and Management
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Kuki Shūzō and the Idea of Metempsychosis: Recontextualizing Kuki's Lecture on Time in the Intellectual Milieu Between the Two World Wars
INAGA Shigemi
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Local Theater Responding to a Global Issue: 3.11 Seen from Japan's Periphery
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Matrices of Time, Space, and Text: Intertextuality and Trauma in Two 3.11 Narratives
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The Hyphenated Films of Steven Okazaki: Japanese Identities in American Film
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The Kojiki: An Account of Ancient Matters, translated by Gustav Heldt
Reviewed by ANDASSOVA Maral
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An Illustrated Companion to Japanese Archaeology, edited by Werner Steinhaus and Simon Kaner
Reviewed by Gina L. BARNES
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Ascetic Practices in Japanese Religion, by Tullio Federico Lobetti
Reviewed by Ugo DESSÌ
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Grassroots Fascism: The War Experience of the Japanese People, by Yoshimi Yoshiaki
Reviewed by Rotem KOWNER
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From White to Yellow: The Japanese in European Racial Thought, 1300–1735, by Rotem Kowner
Reviewed by Tarik MERIDA
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Secrecy's Power: Covert Shin Buddhists in Japan and Contradictions of Concealment, by Clark Chilson
Reviewed by Kate Wildman NAKAI
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Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan's Lost Soldiers, by Yoshikuni Igarashi
Reviewed by Ryota NISHINO
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A Cultural History of Translation in Early Modern Japan, by Rebekah Clements
Reviewed by Gouranga PRADHAN
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The China-Japan Border Dispute: Islands of Contention in Multidisciplinary Perspective, edited by Tim F. Liao, Kimie Hara, and Krista Wiegand
Reviewed by Giulio PUGLIESE
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The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman's Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan, by Laura Nenzi
Reviewed by G. G. ROWLEY
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Imagining Exile in Heian Japan: Banishment in Law, Culture, and Cult, by Jonathan Stockdale
Reviewed by Sara L. SUMPTER
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The Rise of Sharing: Fourth-Stage Consumer Society in Japan, by Miura Atsushi
Reviewed by Jan SÝKORA
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Marathon Japan: Distance Racing and Civic Culture, by Thomas R. H. Havens
Reviewed by USHIMURA Kei
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Notes for Authors
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