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Splendid monarchy : power and pageantry in modern Japan

Author: Takashi Fujitani
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1996.
Series: Twentieth-century Japan, 6.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1993, Masako Owada captured the world's attention when she agreed to marry Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan. She was widely portrayed as a progressive, Westernized woman about to enter one of the last bastions of traditional Japanese sexism. Crown Prince Naruhito's world was known to be steeped in ancient tradition, and the strictures placed on her were seen as tragic vestiges of the patriarchal past. But in this
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fujitani, Takashi.
Splendid monarchy.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1996
(DLC) 95038543
(OCoLC)33102964
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Takashi Fujitani
ISBN: 9780520920989 0520920988 0585104387 9780585104386 9780520202375 0520202376
OCLC Number: 42922671
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 305 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface and acknowledgments --
1. Introduction : Inventing, forgetting, remembering --
Part One. National mise-en-sce︡ne : 2. From court in motion to imperial capitals --
Part Two. Modern imperial pageantry : 3. Fabricating imperial ceremonies --
4. The monarchy in Japan's modernity --
Part Three. The people : 5. Crowds and imperial pagentry --
6. Epilogue : Toward a history of the present.
Series Title: Twentieth-century Japan, 6.
Responsibility: T. Fujitani.

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Based on research in Japanese archives and libraries, this text examines the gendering of politics, the emergence of a modern regime of power, city planning, and the media, and their relationships to  Read more...

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