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The Taisho Democratization of Prostitution

Caroline Norma

Caroline Norma is Lecturer in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese Comfort Women and Sexual Slavery during the China and Pacific Wars

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Liberty for men is often construed in sexual terms and includes liberal access to women, including prostituted ones. So while, for men, liberty entails that women be prostituted, for women, prostitution entails loss of all that liberty...

Commercial Rice Cultivation and the Regional Economy of Southeastern Asia, 1850–1950

Food and Globalization : Consumption, Markets and Politics in the Modern World

Berg, 2008

Book Chapter

...Trading and settlement patterns across Asia owe much to the availability of rice in particular locations. In the early nineteenth century, the majority of those who ate rice also grew it, but a century later a large and growing number...

World Developments

A Cultural History of Food in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

...The chapters in this volume have illustrated different aspects of food culture during the Middle Ages in Europe and in the Mediterranean world. This last section is an overview of the techniques, products, food-related behaviors, social...

The Ties That Bind

A Cultural History of Marriage in the Age of Empires Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...This chapter focuses on marriages in Europe and Asia during the nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Marriage is the tie that binds a couple together, secures the stability and well-being of the household, guarantees specific...

Urbane Fashion

Fashion’s World Cities

Berg, 2006

Book Chapter

...There was for a long time an assumption that modernity, urbanization and the growth of fashion went hand in hand. This was one aspect of the idea, so influentially developed by the German sociologists of the late nineteenth century, Georg...

Erotica: Representing Sex in the Eighteenth Century

A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

Cultural History Chapter

...The School of Venus (1680), an English translation of the erotic French dialogue L’Éscole des Filles (1655), features Frances encouraging her younger cousin, Katherine, to have sex with Roger. Throughout, Frances extols the pleasures...

“Our spirit against their steel”—mobilizing culture for war

E. Taylor Atkins

E. Taylor Atkins is Presidential Teaching Professor of History at Northern Illinois University, USA. He is the author of Blue Nippon: Authenticating Jazz in Japan (2001), Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945 (2010), and editor of Jazz Planet (2003). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A History of Popular Culture in Japan : From the Seventeenth Century to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...One of the many slogans of the Meiji era was fukoku kyōhei, “rich country, strong military,” an acknowledgment that military might was one of the two pillars of national survival. In their roughly seven-decade history (1873–1945...

Challenges to Authority

Olga Kucherenko

Olga Kucherenko is the author of Little Soldiers: How Soviet Children Went to War, 1941–45 (2011). She is currently working on a new project, investigating Anglo-Soviet relations in the 1940s Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soviet Street Children and the Second World War : Welfare and Social Control under Stalin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...There were several ways in which juveniles could attract official attention to the dehumanising conditions in juvenile reformatories. The most effective, but also most dangerous, tactic was rioting, which occurred with alarming regularity...

Floating worlds—the birth of popular culture in Japan

E. Taylor Atkins

E. Taylor Atkins is Presidential Teaching Professor of History at Northern Illinois University, USA. He is the author of Blue Nippon: Authenticating Jazz in Japan (2001), Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945 (2010), and editor of Jazz Planet (2003). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A History of Popular Culture in Japan : From the Seventeenth Century to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...In 1603, Kyōto, Japan’s ancient imperial capital, was abuzz. Having completed the decades-long process of pacifying the realm initiated by his allies Oda Nobunaga and Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Tokugawa Ieyasu was appointed sei-i taishōgun...

Introduction: The Birth of the Soviet Consumer

Caviar with Champagne : Common Luxury and the Ideals of the Good Life in Stalin’s Russia

Berg, 2003

Book Chapter

...The Look from Abroad: Everything Looks Grey In the summer of 1936, a Soviet delegation made a much-publicized excursion to the heartland of capitalism, the United States. Anastas Mikoyan, the Minister of Food Industry, headed up...