The Rise and Evolution of Meiji Japan

The Rise and Evolution of Meiji Japan

by James Huffman


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A mini memoir, plus thirty journal papers and scholarly essays, thematically structured under: Media, Society, Culture and Environment, Democracy, Government and Nationalism, and a selection from his portfolio of book reviews. This offers valuable access to the scholarship of Huffman that both complements and enhances existing published works.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781898823940
Publisher: Renaissance Books
Publication date: 05/31/2019
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 8.74(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Introduction Part I: Media History 1. Managing the News: Fukuchi Gen'ichiro Attempts to Balance Two Worlds 2. Japan's First Newspaper Law: The Emergence of the Press as an Independent Voice 3. Freedom and the Press in Meiji-Taisho Japan 4. Commercialization and the Changing World of the Mid-Meiji Press 5. The Meiji Roots and Contemporary Practice of the Japanese Press 6. In Retrospect (Creating a Public: People and Press in Meiji Japan) 7. Edward Howard House: In the Service of Meiji Japan 8. That 'Naughty Yankee Boy,' Edward H. House and Meiji Japan's Struggle for Equality 9. Edward H. House: Questions of Meaning and Influence 10. Selected Writings of E.H. House: Introduction 11. Introduction (Japanese Episodes) Part II: Society, Culture & Environment 12. The Faces of Meiji 13. Looking Both Ways: The Use of Meiji Travel Literature in the Classroom 14. Nation v. People: Ashio and Japan's First Environmental Crisis 15. Introduction (Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan) 16. Poverty in Late Meiji Japan: It Mattered Where You Lived 17. The Idioms of Contemporary Japan XI: Kinmyaku-Jinmyaku 18. Japanese Society in the Twentieth Century Part III: Democracy, Government & Nationalism 19. Restoration and Revolution 20. Meiji 1-10: Takeoff Time for Modern Japan 21. The Popular Rights Debate: Political or Ideological? 22. Nationalism and the Taming of Japan's Early Twentieth Century Press 23. Yasukuni Shrine on the Silver Screen: Spirits of the State Part IV: Selected Reviews 24. Alistar Swale, The Meiji Restoration: Monarchism, Mass Communication and Conservative Revolution 25. Eiko Siniawer, Ruffians, Yakuza, Nationalists: The Violent Politics of Modern Japan 26. David L. Howell, Geographies of Identity in Nineteenth-Century Japan 27. Sarah Thal, Rearranging the Landscape of the Gods: The Politics of a Pilgrimage Site in Japan, 1573-1912 28. Alexis Dudden, Japan's Colonization of Korea: Discourse and Power 29. Donald Keene, Emperor of Japan: Meiji and His World 30. Robert B. Marks, The Origins of the Modern World 31. Marius B. Jansen, The Making of Modern Japan 32. Joseph Henning, Outposts of Civilization: Race, Religion, and the Formative Years of American-Japanese Relations 33. Yoshitake Oka, Five Political Leaders of Modern Japan: Ito Hirobumi, Okuma Shigenobu, Hara Takashi, Inukai Tsuyoshi, and Saionji Kimmochi Notes Index

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