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Japan"s modern myths

ideology in the late Meiji period

by Carol Gluck

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Ideology,
    • Japan -- History -- 1868-1945

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCarol Gluck.
      SeriesStudies of the East Asian Institute, Columbia University, Studies of the East Asian Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS881.95 .G58 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 407 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages407
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3020453M
      ISBN 100691054495
      LC Control Number85000600

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I would say that this book is written for an informed reader. The author right away dives into the minutiae of the ideological agenda of Japan in the last quarter of 19th century and beginning of the 20th.

The book assumes the reader is familiar with the outline of the history of Japan in 19th century and the make-up of its culture and by: This book will become a lasting milestone in the study of the intellectual history of modern Japan."—Japan Quarterly "[O]ne of the foremost works of American scholarship on Japan."—Sidney D.

Brown, Monumenta Nipponka "This is, in many ways, the best book on Meiji ideology we arelikely to have for some time. Gluck's 'Japan's Modern Myths' is packed with historical details, and while I didn't find it written in "luminous prose" (as described by Marius Janeson, a blurb author on the back cover), I did find it an engaging read.

Carol Gluck is a phenomenal academic/5. Get this from a library. Japan's modern myths: ideology in the late Meiji period. [Carol Gluck] Japans modern myths book Ideology played a momentous role in modern Japanese history.

Not only did the elite of imperial Japan () work hard to influence the people to "yield as. JAPAN'S MODERN MYTH is Roy Andrew Miller's passionate expose of Japanese sociolinguistics, the relationship between language and society in Japan.

He mainly makes two points. The first is that the modern myth of Japan, the common belief that Japans modern myths book Japanese are utterly different from every other people on earth in a number of pseudoscientific ways /5.

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Helpful.3/5(1). Gluck, Carol. Japan's Modern Myths: Ideology in the Late Meiji Period. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, Carol Gluck's analysis of the ideologies that developed in the latter Meiji period in Japan's Modern Myths is incredibly nuanced.

Rather than present a single reading of one set of Japanese ideologies, she attempts to provide a complicated.

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Japanese mythology is a collection of traditional stories, folktales, and beliefs that emerged in the islands of the Japanese archipelago.

Shinto and Buddhist traditions are the cornerstones of Japanese mythology. The history of thousands of years of contact with China, Korea, Ainu, and Okinawan myths are also key influences in Japanese mythology.

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Around this time the function of literature as a means of social intercourse broadened. Composing renga (successive linked verses by several people forming a long poem) became a favorite pastime, and this gave birth to haikai (a sort of jocular renga) in the sixteenth century.

It was the renowned seventeenth century poet Matsuo Basho who perfected a new. Japanese mythology is collectively chronicled in the Kojiki, the oldest historical record written in Japan in AD, and in the Nihon Shoki written in As was common practice before the age of script, these tales were passed on through oral traditions—the Teiki and Kuji, among others—for generations before they were ever recorded.

Ideology played a momentous role in modern Japanese history. Not only did the elite of imperial Japan () work hard to influence the people to "yield as the grasses before the wind," but historians of modern Japan later identified these efforts as one of the underlying pathologies of World War II.

Available for the first time in paperback. In this first social and cultural history of Japan's construction of Manchuria, Louise Young offers an incisive examination of the nature of Japanese imperialism.

Focusing on the domestic impact of Japan's activities in Northeast China between andYoung considers metropolitan effects of empire building: how people at home imagined and. This hub outlines the Japanese creation myth of how Izanami and Izanagi created the islands of Japan and many other kami and other elemental forces.

It describes the fate of the unfortunate Leech Child and the death of Izanami and Izanagi's journey to the Land of the Dead. This is a complete history book of Japan from ancient times, including all of their ancient myths to the present, or the year It takes us from the very earliest of inhabitants, which are thought to be ci BC and all the way through this Stone Age of hunter gatherers.

This book is broken into six parts in all.Japanese mythology, body of stories compiled from oral traditions concerning the legends, gods, ceremonies, customs, practices, and historical accounts of the Japanese people. Most of the surviving Japanese myths are recorded in the Kojiki (compiled ; .Japan - Japan - Government and society: Japan’s constitution was promulgated in and came into force insuperseding the Meiji Constitution of It differs from the earlier document in two fundamental ways: the principle of sovereignty and the stated aim of maintaining Japan as a peaceful and democratic country in perpetuity.

The emperor, rather than being the .