Bibliography on Japanese cultural nationalism

Compiled March 2001 by Morgan Pitelka with input from members of the pmjs list.
Further suggestions welcome. Contact pmjs editor

Amstutz, Galen. "Modern Cultural Nationalism and English Writing on Buddhism. The Case of D.T. Suzuki." Japanese Religions 22.2 (1997): pp. 65-86.

Amstutz, Galen. Interpreting Amida: History and Orientalism in the Study of Pure Land Buddhism. State University of New York Press, 1997.

Antoni, Klaus, Kubota Hiroshi, Johann Nawrocki, and Michael Wachutka, eds. BUNKA - Tübinger interkulturelle und linguistische Japanstudien. Volume 3, BUNKA ­ Tübingen intercultural and linguistic studies on Japan. (A collection of the 16 papers presented at an international conference on that topic in February 2001, organized by the Department of Japanology at Tübingen University).

Borgen, Robert. "Japanese Nationalism: Ancient and Modern." PMJS papers, 2000. [See archived comments by Nobumi Iyanaga, M. Joly Jacques, and Wayne Farris]

Cornille, Catherine. "Nationalism and Japanese New Religions." Nova Religio. Vol. 2.2 (1999): pp. 228-244.

Craig, Albert, "Fukuzawa Yukichi and the Philosophical Foundations of Meiji Nationalism," in Robert Ward, ed., Political Development in Modern Japan (Princeton UP, 1965), pp. 99-148.

Dale, Peter N. The Myth of Japanese Uniqueness. St. Martin's Press, 1986.

Doak, Kevin M. "Nationalism as Dialectics. Ethnicity, Moralism, and the State in Early Twentieth Century Japan." In Heisig, James W. and John C. Maraldo, eds. Rude Awakenings. Zen, the Kyoto School, and the Question of Nationalism. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1995, pp. 174-196.

Doak, Kevin. Dreams of Difference: The Japan Romantic School and the Crisis of Modernity. University of California Press, 1994.

Dower, John. Japan in War and Peace: Selected Essays. New York: New Press, 1993.

Dower, John. War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War. New York: Pantheon Books, 1986.

Earl, David . Emperor and Nation in Japan. University of Washington, 1964.

Edwards, Walter. "Buried Discourse: The Toro Archaeological Site and Japanese National Identity in the Early Postwar Period," JJS 17: 1-23 (Winter 1991).

Fischer, Peter, ed. Buddhismus und Nationalismus im modernen Japan. Bochum:. Brockmeyer, 1979.

Gebhardt, Lisette. Japans Neue Spiritualität [Japan's New Spirituality]. Harrassowitz/Wiesbaden, 2001.

Gluck, Carol. Japan's Modern Myths: Ideology in the Late Meiji Period. Princeton, 1985.

Harootunian, Harry D. Things Seen and Unseen. Discourse and Ideology in Tokugawa Nativism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988.

Harootunian, Harry. Overcome by Modernity: History, Culture, and Community in Interwar Japan. Princeton University Press, 2000.

Heisig, James W. and John C. Maraldo, eds. Rude Awakenings: Zen, the Kyoto School, and the Question of Nationalism. University of Hawai'i Press, 1995.

Hijiya-Kirschnereit, Irmela. Das Ende der Exotik. Zur japanischen Kultur und Gesellschaft der Gegenwart. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1988.

Ivy, Marilyn. Discourses of the Vanishing: Modernity, Phantasm, Japan. University of Chicago, 1995.

Kleinen, Peter. "Politics, Religion, and National Integration in Wilhelmine Germany and Meiji Japan. A Comparative View on the Kulturkampf and the Persecution of Buddhism." In Umesao Tadao, Fujitani Takashi, and Kurimoto Eisei, eds. Japanese Civilization in the Modern World XVI. Nation-State and Empire. Senri, Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, 2000, pp. 61-94 [Senri Ethnological Studies; 51].

Koschmann, J. Victor. The Mito Ideology: Discourse, Reform and Insurrection in Late Tokugawa Japan, 1790-1864. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987.

Miller, Roy. Japan's Modern Myth: the Language and Beyond. Weatherhill, 1982.

Nakai, Kate Wildman. "The nationalization of Confucianism in Tokugawa Japan: the problem of Sinocentrism," HJAS 40 (1980), pp. 157- 99.

Nawrocki, Johann. Inoue Tetsujiro, (1855-1944) und die Ideologie des Goetterlandes. Eine vergleichende Studie zur politischen Theologie des modernen Japan. (Ostasien Pazifik. Trierer Studien zu Politik, Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft, Kultur, vol. 10). Hamburg: Lit-Verlag., 1998.

Nosco, Peter. Remembering Paradise: Nativism and Nostalgia in Eighteenth-century Japan. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1990.

Pincus, Leslie. Authenticating Culture in Interwar Japan: Kuki Shuzo and the Rise of National Aesthetics. University of California Press, 1995.

Pollack, David. Fracture of Meaning. Princeton University, 1986.

Pollack, David. Reading Against Culture: Ideology and Narrative in the Japanese Novel. Cornell University Press, 1992.

Pye, Michael. "National and International Identity in a Japanese Religion (Byakko Shinkkai)." In Hayes, V., ed. Identity Issues and World Religions: Selected Proceedings of the XVth Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions. South Australia: Australian Association for the Study of Religion, 1986, pp. 234-241.

Rimer, J. Thomas, ed. Culture and Identity: Japanese Intellectuals During the Interwar Years. Princeton University Press, 1990.

Sakai, Naoki. Translation and Subjectivity: on "Japan" and Cultural Nationalism. University of Minnesota Press, 1997.

Screech, Timon. The Shogun's Painted Culture: Fear and Creativity in the Japanese States, 1760-1829. Reaktion, 2000.

Sharf, Robert. "The Zen of Japanese Nationalism." History of Religions 33:1 (August, 1993): pp. 1-43.

Shirane, Haruo and Tomi Suzuki, eds. Inventing the Classics: Modernity, National Identity, and Japanese Literature. Stanford University Press, 2001.

Shirane, Haruo. Traces of Dreams: Landscape, Cultural Memory, and the Poetry of Basho. Stanford University Press, 1998.

Smits, Ivo. The Pursuit of Loneliness: Chinese and Japanese Nature Poetry in Medieval Japan, Franz Steiner, 1995.

Tanaka, Stefan. Japan's Orient: Rendering Pasts into History. University if California Press, 1993.

Wachutka, Michael. BUNKA - Tübinger interkulturelle und linguistische Japanstudien BUNKA - Tuebingen intercultural and linguistic studies on Japan [Historical Reality or Metaphoric Expression? Culturally formed contrasts in Karl Florenz' and lida Takesato's interpretations of Japanese mythology]. Hamburg, London: Lit-Verlag., 2001. (The announcement from the publisher (from the back-cover) can be found here.)

Wakabayashi, Bob Tadashi. Anti-Foreignism and Western Learning in Early-Modern Japan: The New Theses of 1825. Harvard University Press, 1986

White, James, Michio Umegaki, and Thomas R. H. Havens, eds. The Ambivalence of Nationalism: Modern Japan Between East and West. University Press of America, 1990.

Yoshino, Kosaku. Cultural Nationalism in Contemporary Japan: A Sociological Enquiry. Routledge, 1992.

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