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Vol. 69, No. 1


A Medieval Warrior in Early Modern Japan: A Translation of the Otogizôshi Hôgan Miyako Banashi.
Mathew W. Thompson.

Benevolence, Charity, and Duty: Urban Relief and Domain Society during the Tenmei Famine.
Maren Ehlers.

Book Reviews

Japanese Historiography and the Gold Seal of 57 C.E.: Relic, Text, Object, Fake. By Joshua A. Fogel.
Gina L. Barnes

Knowing the Amorous Man: A History of Scholarship on Tales of Ise. By Jamie L. Newhard.
Robert N. Huey

Schreib-Riten (shorei): Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der japanischen Briefetikette. By Markus Rüttermann.
W. J. Boot

Another Stage: Kanze Nobumitsu and the Late Muromachi Noh Theater. By Lim Beng Choo.
Shelley Fenno Quinn

The Chronicle of Lord Nobunaga. By Ôta Gyûichi. Translated and Edited by J. S. A. Elisonas and J. P. Lamers.
Morten Oxenboell

An Imperial Concubine's Tale: Scandal, Shipwreck, and Salvation in Seventeenth-Century Japan.
By G. G. Rowley.
C. Miki Wheeler

Publishing the Stage: Print and Performance in Early Modern Japan. Edited by Keller Kimbrough and Satoko Shimazaki.
Michael Watson

Shunga: Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art. Edited by Timothy Clark, C. Andrew Gerstle, Aki Ishigami, and Akiko Yano.
Shunga: Sex and Humor in Japanese Art and Literature. Special issue, Japan Review 26 (2013). Edited by C. Andrew Gerstle and Timothy Clark.
Shunga: Erotic Art in Japan. By Rosina Buckland.
Allen Hockley

Obtaining Images: Art, Production and Display in Edo Japan. By Timon Screech.
Elizabeth Lillehoj

Beriberi in Modern Japan: The Making of a National Disease. By Alexander R. Bay.
Susan L. Burns

The Kyoto School: An Introduction. By Robert E. Carter with a Foreword by Thomas P. Kasulis.
Erin McCarthy

Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan. By Peter Wynn Kirby.
Tom Gill

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