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Yearbook Japan, 2018, Vol. 47 Yearbook Japan, 2018, Vol. 47

Yearbook Japan, 2018, Vol. 47

Editor-in-chief: Dmitry Streltsov

Moskva, 2018, 432 pages

ISBN: 978-5-91022-361-9

The present edition of the “Yearbook Japan” presents articles by Russian and foreign researchers traditionally covering a wide range of issues on Japan and Russo-Japanese relations – foreign policy and domestic politics, economy and society, history and culture of Japan. The special topic of this issue is “Reforms and transformations in the contemporary history of Japan and Russia (on the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration and 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution)”.
The edition is intended for specialists in regional Japanese studies as well as for the general public.

Contents

INTERNAL AND FOREIGN POLICY

Streltsov D.V. The Maverick of Japanese politics of the Cold War era. (Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Nakasone Yasuhiro)

Kireeva A.A, Nelidov V.V. The past and present of the Japan Self-Defense Forces: Their role in state, society, and in the international arena

Zhilina L.V. The challenges of political socialization of the contemporary Japanese youth

Kazakov O.I. Some aspects of humanitarian cooperation between Japan and other East Asian countries

ECONOMICS AND SOCIETY

Sarkisov K.O. Japanese behavior in business contacts

Lebedeva I.P. The ideology of life-time employment and its influence on contemporary Japanese society

Markarian S.B. Japanese food culture – an intangible cultural heritage of humankind

HISTORY

Trubnikova N.N., Babkova M.V. Konjaku Monogatari Shū in scholar appreciation: Main issues and problems

Molodiakov V.E. Continental policy of Japan as seen from France: around the “Manchurian incident”

CULTURE
Baksheev E.S. Deities and rituals of Ryukyuan royal court (according to Ryu:Kyu: Shinto:Ki and Omoro sacred songs)

Kuzhel Yu.L. Sculpture portraits of Japanese religious figures

Spiridonov G.B. The diversity of the image of monkey in Shinto art

Toropygina M.V. Japanese poetry: from ”The Eight views of Xiaoxiang” to ”The Eight views of Ōmi” (poetic cycles by Reizei Tamesuke, Konoe Nobutada and Ōta Nampo)

Gerasimova M.P. Inherent value of emotion in the Japanese cultural space

Mikhailova Yu.D. Graphic illustrations in Japanese political novels of the 1880s: creative work of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Katasonova E.L. He always wants to shock everyone with something new. On the work of Japanese film director Miike Takashi

SPECIAL ISSUE:

Reforms and transformations in the contemporary history of Japan and Russia (on the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration and 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution)

Meshcheryakov A.N. Meiji era reforms: The human dimension

Okada Susumu. What the Russian Revolution was (from the viewpoint of changes in the economic system)

SUMMARIES (In English)
For the Authors

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