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01 Jul 19
Electrified Voices: How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868-1945 by Yasar Kerim

Electrified Voices: How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868-1945 by Yasar Kerim

Review by Francesco Cioffo

In Electrified Voices, Kerim Yasar traces the origins of the modern soundscape, showing how the revolutionary nature of sound technology and the rise of a new auditory culture played an essential role in the formation of Japanese modernity.

25 May 11
Whaling in Japan: Power, Politics and Diplomacy

Whaling in Japan: Power, Politics and Diplomacy

Tokyo’s combative stance on whaling often seems at odds with its trademark consensual approach to international affairs. This position seems even stranger when one considers that the vast majority of the public have little interest or enthusiasm for the topic, yet the government vigorously pursues a highly controversial pro-whaling policy which tarnishes the country’s image.

01 Sep 09
Mental Health Challenges Facing Contemporary Japanese Society – The ‘Lonely People’

Mental Health Challenges Facing Contemporary Japanese Society – The ‘Lonely People’

By Yuko Kawanishi
Global Oriental, 2009, 175 pages including index and bibliography, ISBN 978-1-906876-00-5, £30
Reviews by Sir Hugh Cortazzi & Sandra Lawman

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