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Bodart-Bailey, Beatrice M.

Overview
Works: 20 works in 70 publications in 3 languages and 2,548 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Catalogs  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey
The dog shogun : the personality and policies of Tokugawa Tsunayoshi by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tsunayoshi (1646-1709), the fifth Tokugawa shogun, is one of the most notorious figures in Japanese history. Viewed by many as a tyrant, his policies were deemed eccentric, extreme, and unorthodox. His Laws of Compassion, which made the maltreatment of dogs an offense punishable by death, earned him the nickname Dog Shogun, by which he is still popularly known today. However, Tsunayoshi's rule coincides with the famed Genroku era, a period of unprecedented cultural growth and prosperity that Japan would not experience again until the mid-twentieth century. It was under Tsunayoshi that for the first time in Japanese history considerable numbers of ordinary townspeople were in a financial position to acquire an education and enjoy many of the amusements previously reserved for the ruling elite." "Based on a re-examination of primary sources, this new work by a senior scholar of the Tokugawa period maintains that Tsunayoshi's notoriety stems largely from the work of samurai historians and officials who saw their privileges challenged by a ruler sympathetic to commoners. Beatrice Bodart-Bailey's analysis of Tsunayoshi's background sheds new light on his personality and the policies associated with his shogunate. Tsunayoshi was the fourth son of Tokugawa Iemitsu (1604-1651) and left largely in the care of his mother, the daughter of a greengrocer. Under her influence, Bodart-Bailey argues, the future ruler rebelled against the values of his class. As evidence she cites the fact that, as shogun, Tsunayoshi not only decreed the registration of dogs, which were kept in large numbers by samurai and posed a threat to the populace, but also the registration of pregnant women and young children to prevent infanticide. He decreed, moreover, that officials take on the onerous tasks of finding homes for abandoned children and caring for sick travelers." "In the eyes of his detractors, Tsunayoshi's interest in Confucian and Buddhist studies and his other intellectual pursuits were merely distractions for a dilettante. Bodart-Bailey counters that view by pointing out that one of Japan's most important political philosophers, Ogyu Sorai, learned his craft under the fifth shogun. Sorai not only praised Tsunayoshi's government, but his writings constitute the theoretical framework for many of the ruler's controversial policies."--Jacket
Kaempfer's Japan : Tokugawa culture observed by Engelbert Kaempfer( Book )

14 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beatrice Bodart-Bailey's impressive new translation of this classic, which reflects careful study of Kaempfer's original manuscript, reclaims the work for the modern reader, placing it in the context of what is currently known about Tokugawa Japan and restoring the humor and freshness of Kaempfer's observations and impressions. In Kaempfer's Japan we have, for the first time, an accurate and thoroughly readable annotated translation of Kaempfer's colorful account of pre-modern Japan
The furthest goal : Engelbert Kaempfer's encounter with Tokugawa Japan by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This important study brings together some of the best current research on Kaempfer (author of the History of Japan, also published by Curzon) for the first time and includes a close analysis of 6 key topics from the writing of the History to an interpretation of the interpreter himself
Kenperu : reisetsu no kuni ni kitarite by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenperu to Tokugawa Tsunayoshi : Doitsujin ishi to Shōgun to no kōryū by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in Japanese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inushogun : Tsunayoshi wa meikun ka bokun ka by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engelbert Kaempfer Weltreisender des 17. Jahrhunderts by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most magnificent monastery and other famous sights : the Japanese paintings of Engelbert Kaempfer by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaempfer restor'd by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tokugawa Tsunayoshi (1646-1709) : a Weberian analysis( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Laws of compassion by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu : a reappraisal by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A case of political and economic expropriation : the monetary reform of the fifth Tokugawa shogun by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engelbart Kämpfer( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confucianism in Japan by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( )

1 edition published in 1997 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sind die Japaner ganz anders? by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Writing The history of Japan by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The persecution of Confucianism in early Tokugawa Japan by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tea and counsel, the political rele of Sen Rikyū by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Confucianism in Japan by Beatrice M Bodart-Bailey( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Kaempfer's Japan : Tokugawa culture observed
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Kaempfer's Japan : Tokugawa culture observedThe furthest goal : Engelbert Kaempfer's encounter with Tokugawa Japan
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Bailey, Beatrice M. Bodart-.

Bodart-Bailey, Beatrice

ボダルト=ベイリー, B. M.

ボダルト=ベイリー, ベアトリス・M

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