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Japan Studies Dissertation Reviews
Now in its second full season, “Japan Studies Dissertation Reviews” will continue to bring you friendly, non-critical overviews of recentl...
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......
American Missionary Colleges in Beirut & Kyoto
A review of Learning to be Modern: American Missionary Colleges in Beirut and Kyoto 1860-1920, by Aleksandra Kobiljski. In a beautifully written disse...
Dissertation Reviews Meet-and-Greet in Toronto
During the Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting, there will be an informal Dissertation Reviews Meet-and-Greet on Friday, March 16 at Barriste...
Marginalization of Japanese Peruvian Immigrants
A review of You Can’t Go Home Again: Japanese Peruvian Immigrants and the Struggle for Integration and Identity in the Japanese Homeland, by ROBERT ST...
The Politics of Writing in Japan
A review of The Politics of Writing: Tenkō and the Crisis of Representation, by YUKIKO SHIGETO. The phenomenon of tenkō (“conversion”), which typicall...
Rationalizing Empire in Wartime Japan
A review of Rationalizing Empire: Nation, Space and Community in Japanese Social Sciences, 1931-1945, by SEOK-WON LEE. Much of the literature on the...
Ennin & the Heian Appropriation of Tang Culture
A review of Searching for the Law: Ennin’s Journal as a Key to the Heian Appropriation of Tang Culture, by Jesse Palmer. Jesse Palmer’s dissertation.....
World History & Imperial Japan
A review of The Standpoint of World History and Imperial Japan, by TAKESHI KIMOTO. “This dissertation,” Takeshi Kimoto writes at the outset of his wor...
Japanese Children & Total War
A review of Mobilizing the “Junior Nation”: The Mass Evacuation Of School Children In Wartime Japan, by Gregory Scott Johnson. In his dissertation on ...
Dissertation Reviews in Japanese
Dissertation Reviews は、様々な分野で近年審査された、未刊行の博士論文の概要紹介（批評ではありません）を公開するウェブサイトです。 Tom Mullaney（スタンフォード大学歴史学部助教）により2010年に創設されたこのウェブサイトの目的は、全ての研究者に、それぞれの専門分野の...
Dissertation Reviews in Korean
Dissertation Reviews는 다양한 학문 분야에서 최근에 완성되었으나 아직 출판되지는 않은 박사 학위 논문들을 추려서 되도록 호의적인 태도로 소개하는 새로운 웹싸이트입니다. 이 싸이트는 톰 물라니 (Tom......