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The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman's Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan

Laura Nenzi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839574
eISBN:
9780824869656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko is the story of a rural Mito woman – a political activist, oracle, poet, and teacher – whose life coincided with the late-Tokugawa crisis, the collapse of the ... More


Introduction: The Flight of a Sparrow

Laura Nenzi

in The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman's Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839574
eISBN:
9780824869656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839574.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter outlines the three goals of the book and situates its contribution against existing scholarship. The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko offers a fresh perspective on what ... More


Circles and Circumstances

Laura Nenzi

in The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman's Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839574
eISBN:
9780824869656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839574.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Tokiko’s connections with peers, mentors, and informants near and far. By tracing the contours of her social circles it identifies the space where her worldview and her ... More


From Script to Stage

Laura Nenzi

in The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman's Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839574
eISBN:
9780824869656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839574.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter follows Tokiko’s 1859 journey to and sojourn in Kyoto, challenging the common view that she accomplished the mission entirely alone. Both her political awakening and her feats of ... More


Transitions

Laura Nenzi

in The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman's Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839574
eISBN:
9780824869656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839574.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This two-part chapter deals with transitions large and small, public and private. With her banishment in 1859 and the deaths of Tokugawa Nariaki and Ii Naosuke in 1860, Tokiko’s foray into engaged ... More


Circles Redrawn: The View from 1930s Mito

Laura Nenzi

in The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman's Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839574
eISBN:
9780824869656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839574.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1930s Mito, Tokiko’s accomplishments were a source of local pride. The stories that came out of Mito, however, differed from the ones produced elsewhere. Whereas the “real” Tokiko had often felt ... More


A time for action

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/9780198795230.003.0019
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

Here the narrative returns to historical development to discuss the role that a movement called ‘Late Mito Thought’ played in the years prior to the Restoration. Here we find a revival of the ... 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


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