Tag Archives: University of British Columbia

Korean Childhood

Modern Korean Childhood

A review of The Construction of the Child in Korean Children’s Magazines, 1908-1950, by Dafna Zur. By analyzing a variety of texts and illustrations in…

Fascism & Japanese War Paintings

A review of Envisioning Fascist Space, Time, and Body: Japanese Painting during the Fifteen-Year War (1931-1945), by Asato Ikeda. This is a bold dissertation that…

Bushido in Late Meiji Japan

A review of Bushidō: The Creation of a Martial Ethic in Late Meiji Japan, by OLEG BENESCH. Bushidō, the vaunted “way of the warrior” ascribed…