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The Taming of the Samurai
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Eiko Ikegami
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-03-25 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

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Modern Japan offers us a view of a highly developed society with its own internal logic. Eiko Ikegami makes this logic accessible to us through a sweeping inves
Literaturbericht über: Ikegami, Eiko:
Language: de
Pages: 65
Authors: Anonym
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07 - Publisher: GRIN Verlag

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Rezension / Literaturbericht aus dem Jahr 2004 im Fachbereich Südasienkunde, Südostasienkunde, Note: keine, Universität Leipzig (Ostasiatisches Institut), Ve
Suicidal Honor
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: Doris G. Bargen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-09-30 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

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On September 13, 1912, the day of Emperor Meiji’s funeral, General Nogi Maresuke committed ritual suicide by seppuku (disembowelment). It was an act of delaye
Modern Honor
Language: en
Pages: 188
Authors: Anthony Cunningham
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-21 - Publisher: Routledge

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This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor’s rehabilitation. Western
Values, Identity, and Equality in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Japan
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors:
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-17 - Publisher: BRILL

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The chapters in this volume use diverse methodologies to challenge a number of long-standing assumptions regarding the principal contours of eighteenth- and nin
Rethinking Chivalry and Courtly Love
Language: en
Pages: 341
Authors: Jennifer G. Wollock
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-07 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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This book offers an overview of the origins, growth, and influence of chivalry and courtly love, casting new light on the importance of these medieval ideals fo
Toxic Archipelago
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Brett L. Walker
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-01 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

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Every person on the planet is entangled in a web of ecological relationships that link farms and factories with human consumers. Our lives depend on these relat
Women Warriors and National Heroes
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Boyd Cothran
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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This book is open access and available on www.bloomsburycollections.com. It is funded by Knowledge Unlatched. This volume presents women warriors and hero cults
The Course of Human History:
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Johan Goudsblom
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-04 - Publisher: Routledge

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This text explores four major features of human society in their ecological and historical context: the origins of priests and organised religion; the rise of m
Recreating Japanese Men
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Sabine Fruhstuck
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-04 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

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“Recreating Japanese Men is a wonderful and invaluable book. Its interdisciplinary mix of essays opens the door to a new world of scholarship on masculinity i

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