Writing Technology in Meiji Japan
Language: en
Authors: Seth Jacobowitz
Categories: Japanese literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher:

The Visual Culture of Meiji Japan
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Ayelet Zohar
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-29 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume examines the visual culture of Japan’s transition to modernity, from 1868 to the first decades of the twentieth century. Through this important mo
Comparative Print Culture
Language: en
Pages: 257
Authors: Rasoul Aliakbari
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-07 - Publisher: Springer Nature

Drawing on comparative literary studies, postcolonial book history, and multiple, literary, and alternative modernities, this collection approaches the study of
Word-Processing Technology in Japan
Language: en
Pages: 219
Authors: Nanette Gottlieb
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-05 - Publisher: Routledge

This book deals with a topical issue relating to the use of script in Japan, one which has the potential to reshape future script policy through the mediation o
An Introduction to Chinese Poetry
Language: en
Authors: Michael Fuller
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-26 - Publisher: BRILL

"This innovative textbook for learning classical Chinese poetry moves beyond the traditional anthology of poems translated into English and instead brings reade
Imagining Prostitution in Modern Japan, 1850–1913
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Ann Marie L. Davis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-13 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This cultural history examines representations of pleasure work during Japan’s transformation into a modern nation-state. It traces the figure of the prostitu
The Chinese Typewriter
Language: en
Pages: 500
Authors: Thomas S. Mullaney
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-09 - Publisher: MIT Press

How Chinese characters triumphed over the QWERTY keyboard and laid the foundation for China's information technology successes today. Chinese writing is charact
Language, Nation, Race
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Atsuko Ueda
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

A free open access ebook is available upon publication. Learn more at www.luminosoa.org. Language, Nation, Race explores the various language reforms at the ons
Aesthetic Life
Language: en
Authors: Miya Elise Mizuta Lippit
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-26 - Publisher: BRILL

"This study of modern Japan engages the fields of art history, literature, and cultural studies, seeking to understand how the “beautiful woman” (bijin) eme
The Rise and Fall of Modern Japanese Literature
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: John Whittier Treat
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-03 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

The Rise and Fall of Modern Japanese Literature tells the story of Japanese literature from its start in the 1870s against the backdrop of a rapidly coalescing