Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 21-30 of 33 items

  • Keywords: Edo period x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Introduction: Everything Flows

Laura Nenzi

in Excursions in Identity: Travel and the Intersection of Place, Gender, and Status in Edo Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831172
eISBN:
9780824869199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831172.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides a background of the concept of travel in the Edo period. In the centuries that preceded the rise to power of the Tokugawa, journeys were prominently utilitarian or ... More


Chapter 2

Mark Teeuwen and Kate Wildman Nakai (eds)

in Lust, Commerce, and Corruption: An Account of What I Have Seen and Heard, by an Edo Samurai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166447
eISBN:
9780231535977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166447.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the farmers in Japan during the Edo period have become corrupt because of their adoption of deplorable and piteous customs. It first describes the extravagance of wealthy ... More


Chapter 6

Mark Teeuwen and Kate Wildman Nakai (eds)

in Lust, Commerce, and Corruption: An Account of What I Have Seen and Heard, by an Edo Samurai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166447
eISBN:
9780231535977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166447.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the proliferation of pleasure districts and prostitutes in Japan during the Edo period. It first describes the large buildings in the pleasure quarters, the grand multistoried ... More


Chapter 1

Mark Teeuwen and Kate Wildman Nakai (eds)

in Lust, Commerce, and Corruption: An Account of What I Have Seen and Heard, by an Edo Samurai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166447
eISBN:
9780231535977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166447.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the warriors in Japan during the Edo period lost their sense of trust and righteousness, turned toward superficiality, and become obsessed with luxury and greed. It ... More


Subsequent Missions to China in the Late Edo Period

Joshua A. Fogel

in Maiden Voyage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520283305
eISBN:
9780520959170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283305.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at Japan's subsequent missions to China in the late Edo period after the voyage made by the Senzaimaru to Shanghai in 1862. It begins by considering the shogunal authorities' ... More


Wondrous Brutal Fictions: Eight Buddhist Tales from the Early Japanese Puppet Theater

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146586
eISBN:
9780231518338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146586.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book presents eight seminal works from the seventeenth-century Japanese sekkyō and ko-jōruri puppet theaters, many translated into English for the first time. Both poignant and disturbing, they ... More


Conclusion: Dreaming of Walking near Fuji

Laura Nenzi

in Excursions in Identity: Travel and the Intersection of Place, Gender, and Status in Edo Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831172
eISBN:
9780824869199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831172.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter argues that in the course of the Edo period, spaces were continuously appropriated, contested, redefined, and consumed through maps and interpretive frames, cultural exploits ... More


An Introduction to “Boys Love” in Japan

Mark McLelland and James Welker

in Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture, and Community in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461190
eISBN:
9781626740662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461190.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This introductory chapter briefly examines Boys Love (BL)—a Japanese genre of fictional media focusing on romantic or sexual relationships between male characters, typically aimed at a female ... More


Edo Japan

Kathleen James-Chakraborty

in Architecture since 1400

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673964
eISBN:
9781452946047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673964.003.0015
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses architecture during Japan’s Edo period (1603–1867). Japan was already one of the world’s most technologically advanced and urban societies during the period. Urbanization, ... More


Overseas Migration at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Martin Dusinberre

in Hard Times in the Hometown: A History of Community Survival in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835248
eISBN:
9780824871819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835248.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter studies one of the most extraordinary, yet least studied, aspects of Kaminoseki's modern history: overseas migration. From the late nineteenth century onward, hundreds of men and women ... More


View: