The Rise and Evolution of Meiji Japan
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The Rise and Evolution of Meiji Japan
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9781898823940
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400
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14.6 x 22.2 cm
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Asian Studies
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Foreword
Introduction
Part I: Media History
1. Managing the News: Fukuchi Gen’ichir? 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-Taish? 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: It? Hirobumi, ?kuma Shigenobu, Hara Takashi, Inukai Tsuyoshi, and Saionji Kimmochi
Notes
Index

James Huffmann

The Rise and Evolution of Meiji Japan

Considered a doyen of Meiji studies, particularly in the field of the newspaper press in Japan, former journalist Jim Huffman and H. Orth Hirt Professor of History [Emeritus] at Wittenberg University, was recently honoured (2017) with the Distinguished Service Award by the Association of Asian Studies (AAS), marking his outstanding scholarship and service in the field of Asian Studies. Huffman is the author of eight acclaimed books, including Creating a Public: People and Press in Meiji Japan, A Yankee in Meiji Japan : The Crusading Journalist Edward H. House, Japan: A History in Documents and most recently Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan. Supported by an introductory mini memoir, this collection of Huffman’s writings comprises thirty journal papers and scholarly essays, thematically structured under (1) Media, (2) Society, Culture and Environment, and (3) Democracy, Government and Nationalism. Part 4 offers a selection from his portfolio of book reviews. The Rise and Evolution of Meiji Japan provides a valuable one-stop access to the scholarship of Jim Huffman that both complements and enhances his existing published works.
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James Huffmann

Considered a doyen of Meiji studies, particularly in the field of the newspaper press in Japan, former journalist Jim Huffman and emeritus professor of History at Wittenberg University, was recently honoured (2017) with the Distinguished Service Award by the Association of Asian Studies (AAS), marking his outstanding scholarship and service in the field of Asian Studies. He has also received three Fulbright Awards and was the recipient of the Ohio Academy of History’s Distinguished Teaching Award.