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Like No Other: Exceptionalism and Nativism in Early Modern Japan

Mark Thomas McNally

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852849
eISBN:
9780824868253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852849.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The paradigmatic connection between Kokugaku and nativism is misleading and even wrong. In the humanities and the social sciences, nativism either describes anti-immigrant political movements or ... More


Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine: Evolutionary Theory and Religion in Modern Japan

G. Clinton Godart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858513
eISBN:
9780824873639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858513.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine demonstrates that evolutionary theory was never passively accepted, but played active and controversial roles in modern Japanese thought. Evolutionary theory was ... More


Evolution, Individuals, and the <i>Kokutai</i>

G. Clinton Godart

in Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine: Evolutionary Theory and Religion in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858513
eISBN:
9780824873639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858513.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Meiji period saw the development of political tensions between evolutionary theory and the emerging kokutai ideology of the Japanese state. Kokutai ideology emerged as an unstable hybrid of ... More


In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early—Modern Japan, 1582-1860

Richard Bowring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795230
eISBN:
9780191836534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795230.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

In Search of the Way is a history of intellectual and religious developments in Japan during the Tokugawa period, 1582–1860. It begins with an explanation of the fate of Christianity, and goes on to ... More


Of Knives and Men: Cutting Ceremonies and Cuisine

Eric C. Rath

in Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262270
eISBN:
9780520947658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262270.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

At the same time that chefs in the employ of shoguns, elite warlords, and aristocrats in the fifteenth century were developing the arts of cooking and banqueting, they were also doing other, less ... More


Retrospect

Richard Bowring

in In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early—Modern Japan, 1582-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795230
eISBN:
9780191836534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795230.003.0020
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This retrospect is a short appraisal of the narrative told in this book, emphasizing the degree to which Song–Ming Neo-Confucianism acted as a constant sounding board throughout the period, a period ... More


The Way of the Kami

Richard Bowring

in In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early—Modern Japan, 1582-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795230
eISBN:
9780191836534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795230.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter deals with the politics of religion in the early years of the Tokugawa period. It does so by taking up two very different examples, one in the domain of Mito and the other in the Okayama ... More


Spiritual Assimilation: Namsan's Shintō Shrines and Their Festival Celebrations

Todd A. Henry

in Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276550
eISBN:
9780520958418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276550.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

A revisionist response to nationalist accounts that project wartime resistance onto early periods, this chapter argues that spiritual assimilation began as a makeshift arrangement in which the ... More


Imperial Subjectification: The Collapsing Spaces of a Wartime City

Todd A. Henry

in Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276550
eISBN:
9780520958418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276550.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 5 shows how wartime mobilization led to the unprecedented compression and expansion of space. For one, the culture of an increasingly militarized Namsan began to penetrate Korean homes ... More


Who has the Right to Mourn?: Politics of Enshrinement at Yasukuni Shrine

Akiko Takenaka

in Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846787
eISBN:
9780824871628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846787.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 5 focuses on postwar attempts to have names of the dead removed from the Yasukuni register. In particular, I examine a recent lawsuit filed by Okinawans at the Naha District Court (Okinawa) ... More


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