Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1855. Regulating fashion and consumption ; Samurai dress and grooming standards ; Lunisolar calendar ; Japanese foodways and diet ; The communal bath ; The Japanese home -- The political sphere. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1975. The wide range of historical sources presented, coupled with the historiographicaly up-to-date introductions and supplementary materials, makes this book far superior to Sources of Japanese Tradition, and should ensure that it replaces it as the standard source book for the undergraduate teaching of pre-1868 Japanese history. Manners and Customs of the Japanese in the Nineteenth Century. Preaching to the People: A Sermon by Hosoi Heishu 1783 39.
Vaporis does all of this in accessibly clear, plain language. Cerémonies Uistées au Japon or Illustrations of Japan: Consisting of Private Memoirs and Anecdotes of the Reigning Dynasty of the Djogouns, or Sovereigns of Japan. Voices of Early Modern Japan: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life During the Age of the Shoguns. Obtaining a Divorce: An Appeal for Assistance 1850 and Letters of Divorce 1857, Undated 3. They Came to Japan: An Anthology of European Reports on Japan, 1543— 1640. Japan and China: Mutual Representations in the Modern Era.
Anti-Christian Propaganda: Kirishitan monogatari Tale of the Christians, 1639 40. Early Modern Japanese Literature: An Anthology, 1600-1900. The Court Journey to the Shōgun of Japan: From a Private Account. About the Author Constantine Nomikos Vaporis is professor of history and founding director of the Asian Studies program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Sources from all levels of Japanese society, from government documents and household records to personal correspondence and diaries, are carefully translated and examined in light of the latest scholarship.
Preaching to the people ; Anti-Christian propaganda ; Controlling the populace ; Religious views of the Japanese ; The teachings of Zen Buddhism. Voyage Round the World in the Years 1803, 1804, 1805, and 1806. The Complete Journal of Townsend Harris, First American Consul and Minister to Japan. Nanjung Ilgi: War Diary of Admiral Yi Sun-sin. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1947. Preaching to the people ; Anti-Christian propaganda ; Controlling the populace ; Religious views of the Japanese ; The teachings of Zen Buddhism. Russian Views of Japan, 1792—1913: An Anthology of Travel Writing.
Four Japanese Travel Diaries of the Middle Ages. The Dawn of Western Science. The introductory essay in and of itself is an excellent explanation of the complexities and developments of the 268-year period of early modern Japanese history. Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's strait, to Co- operate with the Polar Expeditions. Archery and the Martial Arts: Hinatsu Shirozaemon Shigetaka's Honcho Bugei Shoden A Short Tale of the Martial Arts in Our Country , 1714 36. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2006. Images from the Floating World: The Japanese Print.
Even seasoned specialists in the field will find gems of new information here and there within the book's covers. Of course, the most important component of the book is the primary documents, and because of the intelligent selection of the 60 documents, Vaporis has made the Tokugawa period more accessible for students. Anti-Foreignism and Western Learning in Early Modern Japan: The New Theses of 1825. Japanese Foodways and Diet: The Accounts of Joao Rodrigues 1620--21 , Yamakawa Kikue 1943 , and Terakada Seiken 1832--36 9. Santa Barbara: Greenwood Press, 2012. The author is one of the top five historians of the Tokugawa period writing in the Western world, whose special expertise in social history is evident. The Deshima Diaries: Marginalia, 1740—1800.
The Opening of Japan: A Diary of Discovery in the Far East. Voices of Early Modern Japan: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life During the Age of the Shoguns. Moreover, it masterfully conveys how historians use primary documents and why this skill is important for uncovering the texture of life in a society remote from us in time and space. Tokyo : Sophia University, 1940. Voices of Early Modern Japan Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life during the Age of the Shoguns by Constantine Nomikos Vaporis Kabuki theatre. The social estates ; Trying to get by on a fixed income ; The samurai and death ; Private vengeance among samurai ; Rules of merchant houses ; Dealing with deviant behavior ; Loans among the peasantry ; Unrest in the countryside ; Outcastes in Tokugawa society -- Recreational life. Sources come from all levels of Japanese society, everything from government documents and household records to personal correspondence and diaries, all carefully translated and examined in light of the latest scholarship.
London: The British Library, 1991. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. The author is one of the top five historians of the Tokugawa period writing in the Western world, whose special expertise in social history is evident. Children and Their Amusements: The Japan Journal of Francis Hall 1859 34. The social estates ; Trying to get by on a fixed income ; The samurai and death ; Private vengeance among samurai ; Rules of merchant houses ; Dealing with deviant behavior ; Loans among the peasantry ; Unrest in the countryside ; Outcastes in Tokugawa society -- Recreational life.
London: Samuel Broun and John de l'Ecluse, 1663. Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai, 1967-1986. Controlling the Populace: Registers of Religious Affiliation 1804 41. His commentaries and explanations are written from the perspective of the latest historiography. Notes on the Late Expedition against the Russian Settlements in Eastern Siberia and of a Visit to Japan and to the Shores of Tartary, and of the Sea of Okhostk. Portland: Oregon Historical Society Press, 1990. Constantine Nomikos Vaporis ably demonstrates how historians use primary documents and what can be uncovered from the words of ordinary people who lived centuries earlier.