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Histories

Luke S. Roberts

in Performing the Great Peace: Political Space and Open Secrets in Tokugawa Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835132
eISBN:
9780824870690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835132.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reflects on the relationship between historical narration and political order. It first analyzes a number of histories created in the Tokugawa period and relates their narration to the ... More


Introduction

Luke S. Roberts

in Performing the Great Peace: Political Space and Open Secrets in Tokugawa Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835132
eISBN:
9780824870690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835132.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book attempts to work through the geography of politics in the Tokugawa period by understanding how its political and ... More


The Rise of “Western” Musketry, 1841–1860

D. Colin Jaundrill

in Samurai to Soldier: Remaking Military Service in Nineteenth-Century Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703096
eISBN:
9781501706097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703096.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the final three decades of the Tokugawa period, during which the world of Japan's warriors began to change rapidly and irreparably. For over two hundred years, hereditary ... More


A Social History of Japanese Historical Writing

Masayuki Sato

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 3: 1400-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199219179
eISBN:
9780191804267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter examines Japanese historical writing in the period from 1400 to 1800. Several important types of historiography emerged from the start of the Tokugawa period. One kind was typified by ... More


Early Meiji’s Contentious Natures

Julia Adeney Thomas

in Reconfiguring Modernity: Concepts of Nature in Japanese Political Ideology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228542
eISBN:
9780520926844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228542.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the contentious conception of nature in Japan during the early Meiji era. It attempts to provide a rough guide to nature's chaotic career in the early Meiji period in order to ... More


Reconfiguring Modernity: Concepts of Nature in Japanese Political Ideology

Julia Adeney Thomas

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228542
eISBN:
9780520926844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228542.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book turns the concept of nature into a powerful analytical lens through which to view Japanese modernity. The author shows that nature necessarily functions as a political concept and that ... More


Conclusion

Luke S. Roberts

in Performing the Great Peace: Political Space and Open Secrets in Tokugawa Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835132
eISBN:
9780824870690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835132.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter looks at the process of destruction of the feudal order itself and offers some thoughts on what happened to omote and uchi within Japanese culture in the transition to ... More


Warriors of High Aspirations: The Origins of Military Insubordination, 1858–1868

Danny Orbach

in Curse on This Country: The Rebellious Army of Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705281
eISBN:
9781501708343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705281.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter traces the origins of military insubordination in Japan during the period 1858–1868. It first provides a background on the samurai during the Tokugawa period before discussing the ... More


Conclusion

D. Colin Jaundrill

in Samurai to Soldier: Remaking Military Service in Nineteenth-Century Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703096
eISBN:
9781501706097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703096.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter reiterates that the transformation of military service from an aspect of social status to a national obligation was the product of a forty-year process of change that ended ... More


Early Meiji Buddhism and the Shintoist Challenge

Hans Martin Krämer

in Shimaji Mokurai and the Reconception of Religion and the Secular in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851538
eISBN:
9780824868079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851538.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter looks at the events of the early 1870s, which provide the context for the modern Japanese word for “religion,” shūkyō. The first element of the new term, shū, was in fact the most ... More


Nature, Culture, and Society in Confucian Literary Thought: Chinese Traditions and Their Early Tokugawa Reception

in Imagining Harmony: Poetry, Empathy, and Community in Mid-Tokugawa Confucianism and Nativism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761574
eISBN:
9780804776394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761574.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that it was Song Confucianism, especially the philosophy of Zhu Xi, that most often became the basis for Confucian interpretations of poetry and other literary writings in the ... More


The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan

Federico Marcon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226251905
eISBN:
9780226252063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252063.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan is a social and intellectual history of the creation, development, and apparent disappearance of a field of natural history ... More


Strange Tastes: Cultural Eccentricity and Its Vanguard

W. Puck Brecher

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836665
eISBN:
9780824871116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836665.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter identifies an escalating attraction to strangeness that fundamentally differed from the isolated cases of aesthetic reclusion evident in the seventeenth century. It examines how the ... 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


Partners in Print: Artistic Collaboration and the Ukiyo-e Market

Julie Nelson Davis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839383
eISBN:
9780824869533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839383.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Through a discussion of collaboration in the genre of ukiyo-e (pictures of the floating world) this book offers a new approach to understanding the production and reception of print culture in early ... More


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