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Applications to Other Wh-Fronting Languages, Pied-Piping, and Intervention Effects

Seth Cable

in The Grammar of Q: Q-Particles, Wh-Movement, and Pied-Piping

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195392265
eISBN:
9780199866526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392265.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter begins the argument that the ‘Q-based’ account should be extended to all other wh-fronting languages. It first presents some general typological and learning-theoretic arguments. These ... More


Tour of Duty: Samurai, Military Service in Edo, and the Culture of Early Modern Japan

Constantine Nomikos Vaporis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832056
eISBN:
9780824868789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832056.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Alternate attendance (sankin kōtai) was one of the central institutions of Edo-period (1603–1868) Japan and one of the most unusual examples of a system of enforced elite mobility in world history. ... More


The Aesthetics of Strangeness: Eccentricity and Madness in Early Modern Japan

W. Puck Brecher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836665
eISBN:
9780824871116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836665.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Eccentric artists are “the vagaries of humanity” that inhabit the deviant underside of Japanese society: This was the conclusion drawn by pre-World War II commentators on most early modern Japanese ... 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


When Tengu Talk: Hirata Atsutane’s Ethnography of the Other World

Wilburn Hansen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832094
eISBN:
9780824869304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832094.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Hirata Atsutane (1776–1843) has been the subject of numerous studies that focus on his importance to nationalist politics and Japanese intellectual and social history. Although well known as an ... More


Introduction

Gore Charles

in Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633166
eISBN:
9780748652983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633166.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book shifts the focus of attention from the world-famous royal art associated with the Edo kingdom, most notably ‘the Benin bronzes’, to the art traditions produced by the local Edo religion ... More


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

Laura Nenzi

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831172
eISBN:
9780824869199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831172.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the Edo period (1600–1868), status-and gender-based expectations largely defined a person’s place and identity in society. The wayfarers of the time, however, discovered that travel provided the ... More


Seismic Japan: The Long History and Continuing Legacy of the Ansei Edo Earthquake

Gregory Smits

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838171
eISBN:
9780824870997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838171.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

What are we to make of contemporary newspapers in Japan speculating about the possible connection between aquatic creatures and earthquakes? Why, between 1977 and 1993, did Japan's government spend ... More


Conclusion

Constantine Nomikos Vaporis

in Tour of Duty: Samurai, Military Service in Edo, and the Culture of Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832056
eISBN:
9780824868789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832056.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter asserts that the Tokugawa state mobilized its elite in an unprecedented fashion, calling on the daimyo to attend the shogun in his capital of Edo every other year, a practice ... More


Network of Knowledge: Western Science and the Tokugawa Information Revolution

Terrence Jackson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853587
eISBN:
9780824868840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853587.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Network of Knowledge examines the development of Dutch studies (rangaku) during the crucial years of 1770-1830 as its scholars wove a network that stretched across Japan. Rangaku was the title given ... More


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