Silence Without Secrecy? What is Left Unsaid in Early Modern Japanese Maps
Yonemoto, Marcia (2006)
Explores recent scholarly understanding (Japanese and English language) of Tokugawa era Japanese mapping practices.
Lawrence E. Marceau. Takebe Ayatari: A Bunjin Bohemian in Early Modern Japan
Flueckiger, Peter (2006)
Review of Lawrence E. Marceau. Takebe Ayatari: A Bunjin Bohemian in Early Modern Japan, Ann Arbor: Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan, 2004. xxi, 369 pp. $69.00 (cloth).
Describes the style for manuscripts submitted to Early Modern Japan: An Interdisciplinary Journal.
Tokugawa Women and Spacing the Self
Gramlich-Oka, Bettina (2006)
Analyzes the broadly autobiographical writings of Tadano Mukuzu, a Tokugawa period Japanese authoress.
Polyvocal Portolans: Nautical Charts and Hybrid Maritime Cultures In Early Modern East Asia
Shapinsky, Peter D. (2006)
Argues for the development of a late sixteenth and early seventeenth century Japanese cartographic practice that reflected a combination of traditions that were commonly practiced by seafarers traversing East Asian waters.
Andrew M. Watsky, Chikubushima: Deploying the Sacred Arts in Momoyama Japan
Katz, Janice (2006)
Review of Andrew Watsky's Chikubushima: Deploying the Sacred Arts in Momoyama Japan, Andrew M. Watsky Chikubushima: Deploying the Sacred Arts in Momoyama Japan Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, field. 2004
From the Editor
Brown, Philip C. (2006)
Introduction to Volume XIV of Early Modern Japan; description of the presentations to be made at the 2007 annual meeting of the Early Modern Japan Network.
Sai On's Autobiography as Didactic Rhetoric
Smits, Gregory (2006)
This article explores the ways in which Okinawan intellectual Sai On employed autobiographical writing for didactic purposes.