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Three Cultures of Family Planning: Contested Worldviews and a Demographic Revolution

Fabian Drixler

in Mabiki: Infanticide and Population Growth in Eastern Japan, 1660-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520272439
eISBN:
9780520953611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272439.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the three separate cultures of family planning that existed within eighteenth-century Japan. In the culture of infanticide, killing babies was a matter of social consensus: ... More


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

Peter Flueckiger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761574
eISBN:
9780804776394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761574.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Many intellectuals in eighteenth-century Japan valued classical poetry in either Chinese or Japanese for its expression of unadulterated human sentiments. They also saw such poetry as a distillation ... More


Epilogue

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/9780804761574.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter provides some conclusions to the study. This book has examined eighteenth-century Japanese theories of poetry by bringing to the forefront their treatment of poetry as a means for the ... More


The Confucian Way as Cultural Transformation: Ogyū Sorai

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/9780804761574.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines why Ogyū Sorai sought to make Confucianism relevant to managing Tokugawa society by depicting it as a tool for governance in early eighteenth-century Japan. He saw the Confucian ... More


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