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Kamizono

“Kamizono” is published in spring and autumn as the Institute's research journal. It is made up of specially contributed articles, discussions, records of addresses given at symposia and seminars, and other material. title title

Language: E (English), J (Japanese), F (French)
Title Language Author
Volume 20
The Thoughts, Decisions and Authority of Young Emperor Meiji: from the Seikanron Debates to the Satsuma Rebellion J Yukio Ito
Cultural Heritage Viewed by the Emperor during the Koshu/Tosando Imperial Procession (1880) J Hiroko Oguchi
Emperor Meiji, Kototada Fujinami and Chugi Nishi J Seiji Hirai
Park Development beyond 2020 from the Perspective of Meiji Jingu J Hirofumi Ueda
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part XVIII): Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in Okayama J Takaaki Uchikoshi
The Spaces Symbolically Depicting Modern Japan: A History of the Edifices in the Inner and Outer Sanctuaries of Meiji Jingu J Hiroyasu Fujioka
Seiichi Fukao
New Publications
Retracing the Footsteps of Emperor Meiji: Holy Sites in Western Japan (Takaaki Uchikoshi)
The Spaces Symbolically Depicting Modern Japan: A History of the Edifices in the Inner and Outer Sanctuaries of Meiji Jingu (Hiroyasu Fujioka)
What is Shintō? Japan, a Country of Gods, as Seen by Lafcadio Hearn (Sukehiro Hirakawa and Yoko Makino)
J  
Reading the Repertoire of Contention of Contemporary East Asian Resistance Discursively and Aesthetically J Paul-Otto Yorck Kaletsch
The Literary Eye of Natsume Soseki: a Study on Aesthetic Devices and Literary Effects J Tran Agathe Marie
Conflicting and Complementary Demands after a Disaster: The Different Faces of Remembering the JL123 Crash E/J Christopher P. Hood
Blessing from Unexpected Places E/J Harold Wright
Volume 19
Japanese Painters Abroad: With a Special Focus on the Paintings of the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery J Erika Takashina
Philadelphia and Meiji Japan: Through the Prism of Tatsui Baba and the Philadelphia Japanese Community J Frederick Dickinson
150 Years of the Relationship Between Japan and Britain Viewed Through the History of the Asiatic Society of Japan J Sarah Moate
Meiji Restoration 150th Anniversary Commemorative Special Exhibition
Tracing Back the History of Meiji Japan and the World Through Murals and Historical Materials
J  
Sports Under Imperial Japan and Meiji Jingu: Developments Before and After the Missing Tokyo Olympics J Hiromasa Fujita
Hiroo Sasaki
Makoto Kin
Ko Takashima
Yasuhiro Sakaue
Koichi Wada
Research Note: About “Emperor Meiji” Written by Shinobu Orikuchi and Composed by Kiyoshi Nobutoki, Collection of Tokyo University of the Arts, University Library J Yuichiro Sano
Meiji Kinenkan 70th Anniversary Commemorative Special Event The Dining Hall of the Meiji Imperial Court: The Revival of the Modern Banquet J Taisuke Kadosaki
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part XVII): Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in Yamaguchi J Takaaki Uchikoshi
Me and Language J Martha Satoko Tsutsui
Licensed Prostitution System in the Mid-to-Late Period of Early Modern Japan: The Existence, Social Status, and Positioning of Prostitutes in the Shimabara Pleasure Quarter in Kyoto J Sarah Humbert Vallette d’ Oshia
The Japanese Mingei Movement and Catalan Artists E/J Ricard Bru
Volume 18
Study on the Demise of Emperor Komei: Information Dissemination in Kyoto and Edo J Junichi Miyama
On “Anecdotes” from the Imperial Household Archives: The Other “Record of Emperor Meiji” J Yoshimitsu Iwakabe
Lecture Event Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Japan-Ireland Diplomatic Relations “Japan, the Land of the Kami as Perceived by Lafcadio Hearn” J Anne Barrington
Sukehiro Hirakawa
Yoko Makino
Japan-UK Lecture Series TOKYO FUTURES, 1868-2020 City of Symbiosis? J Jeremy Till
Ken Tadashi Oshima
Izumi Kuroishi
Kohei Nawa
Toshio Watanabe
Meiji Jingu Historical Sources Series Forestry Design for the Meiji Jingu Inner Precinct J Koji Okisawa
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part XVI): Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in Mie J Takaaki Uchikoshi
Gagaku & Budo ―Meiji Jingu Intercultural event in Europe― J Moriyasu Ito
The Network of Collecting Japanese Ceramics Focussing on A. W. Franks J Ai Fukunaga
The Statue of Meiji Emperor in Dalian―The History of Dalian Shrine read through the Trajectory of Mizuno Hisanao― J Edouard L’hérisson
Former Prime Ministers in Japanese Politics: Who’s Sōri Now? E/J Hugo Dobson

Volume 17

Bonbonnière and the Imperial Family Culture During the Meiji Period J Minako Nagasako
Imperial Family Culture during the Meiji Period as observed from Medal Orders J Susumu Hirayama
Japanese Diplomacy in the Meiji Era and a Banquet at the Imperial Palace ―The Time of the Former Akasaka Temporary Palace Dining Hall Building and Feasts J  
Retracing the footsteps of Emperor Meiji: Holy sites in Chiba and Tama, Tokyo J Ikuko Kurauchi
Yusuke Shimizu
Takaaki Uchikoshi
The “Acceptance” of Meiji Jingu and Imperial Japan: Imperial Capital, Holy Place, and Tourism J Naoki Azegami
Noboru Hirayama
Hiroshi Takagi
Masakazu Nagae
Jordan Sand
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part XV): Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in Iwate J Takaaki Uchikoshi
Special Exhibition Commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the Establishment of Meiji Jingu Gaien
Murals showing the history of the end of the Edo Period and Meiji Period
J Masahiro Fujii
Keywords in Ecotourism Texts: A Comparative Study of Japan and the United States J Jamie Tokuno
*Iki* and the Contingent J Simon Ebersolt
Ten Days in the Land of the Kami E/J Maud Rowell
Why did Yoshimune’s books need new covers? E/J Peter Kornicki

Volume 16

“Utsushimi” and “Itsukushimi”: Trajectories of Cultural Succession and Heritage Management Facing to Nature at the 70th Anniversary After Japan’s Defeat J Shigemi Inaga
Experiencing the Time-scape of the 21st Century Shibuya J Izumi Kuroishi
Musashino as Utopia J Toshio Watanabe
Based on the “Record of Lumber Donated and Trees Planted, March 1917,” from the Archives of Meiji Jingu J Koji Okisawa
Prince Hirohito in the Meiji Era ―Analyzing Showa Tenno Jitsuroku(The Annals of Emperor Showa); Commemorative Lecture on the Publication of Showa Tenno Jitsuroku J Yoshimitsu Iwakabe
Daisuke Hoshihara
Takaaki Uchikoshi
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part XIV):
Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in the Southern Region of Nagano Prefecture (No.2)
J Takaaki Uchikoshi
Reclassification and Reorganization of Shinto Shrines in Meiji and Taisho Era J Aurelien Rene
Valentin Allard
Japanese Rum’s Starting Point: The Ogasawara Archipelago in Its First Phase of Development J Laguerre Christophe
Between Imperial Capital and World City: The Tourist’s Tokyo a Century Ago E/J Jordan Sand
The Konsenshū(1165) of Kenshō: The Making of a Poetic Curmudgeon? E Robert Khan

Volume 15

The Significance of the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery in the History of Art Undercurrents in Modern Japanese Art History and the Goseda School J Takuro Tsunoda
The Clothes of Empress Shoken: Through the Paintings of the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery J Toshiko Ueki
Materials Gathered for Painting “The Emperor Meeting General U.S. Grant ” by Sakujiro Okubo—A Painting of the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery J Masahiro Fujii
The Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery and Hand—made Japanese Paper: A Visit to Ino Town, Agawa—gun in Kochi Prefecture, Home of the Reborn“Jingushi ” Paper J Yamato Aoyama
Considering History Prior to the “Birth” of Meiji Jingu: Precincts and Shrine Buildings in Early Modern and Modern History J  
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part XIII): Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in the Southern Region of Nagano Prefecture (No.1) J Takaaki Uchikoshi
The Koureisai Ritual and Meiji Jingu J Yuzo Nakano
Evidentiality of the Ainu Language J Elia Dal Corso
Volume 14
An Essay on the Effects of the Meiji Modernisation upon Turkish Intellectuals E/J A. Merthan Dündar
Before and After the Foundation of Meiji Jingu: A Study on Structural Conversion of the Environmental Formation in the Modern Shinto Shrine J Noboru Hirayama
Humanity in Russo—Japanese War Time: From POW Treatment Point of View J Tadamasa Fukiura
The Danes' Visits to Japan in the Meiji Era and Their Accounts of the Emperor Meiji J Yoichi Nagashima
Washoku on the World Stage: Traditional Japanese Cuisine as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage E/J Theodore C. Bestor
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part Ⅻ):
Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in Yamanashi
J Takaaki Uchikoshi
History of Disaster, Recovery, and Humanitarianism in Wartime Japan, 1931—1945 J Michiko Suzuki
Quelques jours au Meiji Jingu. Ce que j'ai vu, ce que je crois F/J Christian Dexemple
À l'aube de l'industrie musicale japonaise J Caroline Boissier
Volume 13
Images as Archives—Masayoshi Tokonami's Pictorial Composition and Constitution of the Empire of Japan Promulgation Ceremony J Yoshimitsu Iwakabe
Impressions of Shinto Studies in the United States J Daitou Takaaki
Diary of the Youth who Served in the Building Construction of Meiji Jingu J  
Before and After the Foundation of Meiji Jingu— A Study on Structural Conversion of the Environmental Formation in the Modern Shinto Shrine J Akihito Aoi
Naoki Azegami
Hiromasa Fujita
History of Relationship between Japan and Hungary in Meiji Era through Previously Unexplored Episodes J Yuko Umemura
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part Ⅺ):
Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in Shizuoka (No.2)
J Takaaki Uchikoshi
Über die vergleichende Religionsforschung —bibliografische Notizen zu “Die Inari—Füchse” und “Rudolf Otto und die Erfahrung des Heiligen”— J Yuzo Nakano
Die Inari—Füchse J Martin Kraatz
Rudolf Otto und die Erfahrung des Heiligen J Alexander Grau
Japan in the 1970s and China today, can they be compared? J Anlan Chen
Le Japon entre tradition et modernité: Escale shintoïste à Meiji—Jingū F/J Lamia Sefrioui
Volume 12
Commemorating the Empress Shoken Centennial Memorial
100 years of international humanitarian aid from Japan
—Empress of Meiji “Empress Shoken Fund” and Red Cross—
J Tadateru Konoe
François Bugnion
Kenzo Oshima
Martin Faller
Yoshiko Imaizumi
Misako Kaji
Hitomi Makabe
The Beautiful Empress of Meiji
—Soul and Deeds of the Nation's Mother (of Her Majesty)—
J Toru Haga
Akemi Yonekubo
Mika Odaira
The Empress of Emperor Meiji and the Meiji Era
What we learn from Shoken Koutaigo Jitsuroku (Empress Shoken's Annals)
J Yusuke Yoneda
Yoshimitsu Iwakabe
Misa Manabe
Takaaki Uchikoshi
A study of Meiji Jingu's Deities J Yuzo Nakano
History of Institutional System of SHINTAIZAN, focusing on the Historical Significance of “SHINTAIRIN” in Shinto J Tadanobu Kawamura
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part Ⅹ):
Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in Shizuoka (No.1)
J Takaaki Uchikoshi
Diaspora and the divided Homeland J Myung Ja Kim
Boundaries between‘Self’and ‘Others’: Diversity in Representations of Minorities J Yuko Kameda
Volume 11
The Prayers of the Meiji Empress J Sukehiro Hirakawa
The Reflection of Empress Shoken in Modern Japan [4th session]:
The Meiji Empress
J Mika Odaira
The Teaching Office of the Catholic Church J Yuji Sugawara
Research Note about Shimaji Mokurai's argument of Shinto: Focusing on argument of “Shinto is not a Religion, but Good Rulings by the Emperor” J Hiroyuki Tonami
The Imperial Capital of Tokyo and the Creation of Meiji Jingu —Reconsidering Modern Japan through the contribution of Yoshiro Sakatani— J Ryoju Sakurai
Masakazu Nagae
Hiroyuku Tonami
Naoki Azegami
Hiroaki Ishii
Hiromasa Fujita
Yoshiko Imaizumi
Mobilizing the Home Front: Japanese and British Domestic Propaganda in World War Ⅱ E/J Sharalyn Orbaugh
Volume 10
In search of Japanese identity: Shintō interpreted by European Writers. J Sukehiro Hirakawa
Haruo Sakurai
Michel Wasserman
Shigemi Inaga
The Reflection of Empress Shoken in Modern Japan [3rd session]:
Mercy and Love —Welfare activities by Empress Shoken—
J Mika Odaira
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part Ⅸ):
Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in Shiga (No.2)
J Takaaki Uchikoshi
Translation in the Language Classroom J Eiko Gyogi
Emperor Meiji —The Ruler's Image in a Modernizing Japan— J Yoshikazu Matsui
Ewa Pałasz—Rutkowska
History of Neue Wache Memorial —with the thought of Yasukuni Shrine— J Minoru Inaba
Séjour en immersion au Japon F/J Louise Nicolas
Volume 9
Small Deity, Big Deity —Strong and Weak Points of “Animistic Japan”— J Kagefumi Ueno
The Reflection of Empress Shoken in Modern Japan [2nd session]:
Silk —Promotion of Industry by Empress Shoken—
J Mika Odaira
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part Ⅷ):
Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in Shiga (No.1)
J Takaaki Uchikoshi
Meiji Jingu: 'Dento'o tsukutta dai purojekuto By Yoshiko Imaizumi J Hidenobu Jinnai
Abodes of Longing —Places Associated with Yang Guifei in 17th century Japan— J Radu Alexandru Leca
Shrine Space and ‘Public Space’in the Imperial Capital of Tokyo
—The Formation of the Urban Environment after the Creation of Meiji Jingu—
J Akihito Aoi
Naoki Azegamis
Hiromasa Fujita
Koji Suga
Takehiro Kobayashi
Masamichi Ogawara
Yorio Fujimoto
Yoshiko Imaizumi
Emperor Meiji Imperial Tours and their Footprints in Present Days —The Succession of Records and Memories— J Yoshimitsu Iwakabe
Takaaki Uchikoshi
Anthropology turning History —Some Advantages and Surprises of Long—term Fieldwork in Japan— E/J Joy Hendry
Volume 8
—Commemorating the 160th Emperor Meiji's Birthday—
The World and Japan in 1852
J Keiichiro Kobori
—Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the demise of Emperor Meiji—
Emperor Meiji and the Japanese Mind
J Toru Haga
Sukehiro Hirakawa
Yumie Hiraiwa
The Reflection of Empress Shoken in Modern Japan [1st session]: Encouragement of “Women's Education” –Teachings for Yamato—nadeshiko J Mika Odaira
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part Ⅶ):
Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in Fukui
J Takaaki Uchikoshi
À la recherche de I'identité japonaise (Paris, 1'Harmattan), Hirakawa's new book on Hearn, Claudel and some other European writers' views on Shintō J Sukehiro Hirakawa
Organ Transplants, Japanese Culture, and the Anthropology of Japan J Alessia Costa
Forestry Planning at Meiji Jingu as Part of the Academic History of Landscape Architecture and Forestry Esthetics J Yusuke Mizuuchi
Hirofumi Ueda
Ryohei Ono
Naoki Azegami
Yoshiko Imaizumi
Takanori Hongo. My Life of Seventy Years: a Memoir J Ryohei Ono
The 100th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Empress Shoken Fund E Olivier Vodoz
Volume 7
Emperor Meiji and Art in Meiji Japan J Toru Haga
Our Family Memories of Meiji Jingu J Yumie Hiraiwa
The Reign of Emperor Meiji: A view which emerges from his poetry and speeches (the Final): Meiji Era Diplomacy and the End of the Meiji Era J Kanji Katsuoka
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part Ⅵ):
Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in Niigata (Addendum)
J Takaaki Uchikoshi
Hiranori Rhythm of Noh Utai — Does it have its roots on the Continent? J Ivan R. V. Rumánek
Spatial History of Yoyogi and Its Surroundings before the Creation of Meiji Jingu J Kaori Hasegawa
Akeko Honjyo
Akihito Aoi
Naoki Azegami
Hiromasa Fujita
Yoshiko Imaizumi
Women and the Global: a New Era in Japanese Contemporary Literature E/J Cécile Sakai
Volume 6
Preserving and using cultural properties J Yositika Utida
In pursuit of both modernization and national identity in the formation of Meiji Jingu —The architectural value of the Treasure Museum and the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery— J Hiroyasu Fujioka
The Great East Japan Earthquake and the sense of nature of the Japanese J Romano Vulpitta
The Reign of Emperor Meiji: A view which emerges from his poetry and speeches (Part Ⅴ): Emperor Meiji and Meiji Era Rituals J Kanji Katsuoka
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part Ⅴ): Historic sites related to Emperor Meiji in Niigata J Takaaki Uchikoshi
Current research into the history of Meiji Jingu
—Examining past research and future research prospects—
J Hiromasa Fujita
Eastern Beauty, Western Power —The 1964 Tokyo Olympics— J Martyn David Smith
The bond between Emperor and the Japanese people as shown following the Great East Japan Earthquake —Examining media reports— J Minoru Inaba
Albert Kahn: Portrait of a Forgotten Millionaire E/J Shinji Matsumoto
Volume 5
Meiji Japan as seen from home and abroad J Sukehiro Hirakawa
Kenji Yoshida
Shigemi Inaga
John Breen
Akiko of Mikasa
Angus Lockyer
The Reign of Emperor Meiji: A view which emerges from his poetry and speeches (Part Ⅳ): Emperor Meiji and Shino—Japanese War and Russo—Japanese War (from his prime to his later years) J Kanji Katsuoka
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part Ⅳ):
Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in Toyama (1878 Imperial visit to Hokuriku and Tokaido)
J Takaaki Uchikoshi
The Second Best J Barbara Micyk
The People related to the Foundation of Meiji Jingu J Akihito Aoi
Naoki Azegami
Hiromasa Fujita
Teruomi Yamaguchi
Yoshiko Imaizumi
Crafting a new warrior for a new age —Yamaga Soko and the Way of the Samurai— E/J Richard Bowring
Volume 4
Relocating the Capital to Tokyo and Inaugurating the Meiji Era Spirit J Suguru Sasaki
The Reign of Emperor Meiji: A view which emerges from his poetry and speeches (Part Ⅲ): Emperor Meiji and the Imperial Rescript on Education (from his youth to his prime) J Kanji Katsuoka
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part Ⅲ)
Historic Sites Related to Emperor Meiji in Kumamoto (1872 Imperial visit to Kyusyu and Western Japan) (No.1)
J Takaaki Uchikoshi
Morphological Aspect of Secondary Predicate J Ryosuke Shibagaki
Sonno Joi” —the driving force of the Meiji Restoration (Part Ⅱ):
What “Sonno Joi” is in this modern era
J Minoru Inaba
Seminar Series: Meiji Jingu 90th Enshrinement Anniversary
The People Behind the Foundation of Meiji Jingu—Groups of Professionals—
E/J Jun Inoue
Takaaki Uchikoshi
Hiroyasu Fujioka
Isoya Shinji
Chikayasu Hamano
Shigenori Hirano
Shoji Kakeya
Akira Koshizawa
Yoshiko Imaizumi
Volume 3
Promoting Japanese studies outside Japan J Takaaki Inuzuka
The Reign of Emperor Meiji: A view which emerges from his poetry and speeches (Part Ⅱ): Emperor Meiji and the Constitution of the Empire of Japan (from his youth to his prime) J Kanji Katsuoka
The Japan Image of Germans Living in Japan During the Meiji Period
The Image of Japanese Culture, Shinto and the Tennō
J Sven Saaler
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part Ⅱ):
Historic sites related to Emperor Meiji in Osaka (Imperial visit to Osaka in 1868)
J Takaaki Uchikoshi
Freeters' Search for a Fulfilling Lifestyle J Emma Cook
Sonno Joi”—the driving force of the Meiji Restoration (Part Ⅰ):
What “Sonno Joi” is in this modern era
J Minoru Inaba
Mikado, Tipperary, Bouquet d' Amour and Sukiyaki: On the Mutual Reception of Popular Music in Japan & the West E/J Sepp Linhart
Volume 2
Promoting Japanese studies outside Japan J  
Beyond Diplomacy —Anglo-Japanese Relations during the Nineteenth Century— E/J Angus Lockyer
Gathering for Tea in Modern Japan J Taka Oshikiri
The Reign of Emperor Meiji: A view which emerges from his poetry and speeches (Part Ⅰ): Emperor Meiji's Six Grand Tours of Inspection (from his birth to his youth) J Kanji Katsuoka
Research into historic sites related to Emperor Meiji (Part Ⅰ):
Historic sites related to Emperor Meiji in Kyoto
J Takaaki Uchikoshi
A study of Shinto research in the United States of America J Masafumi Nakanishi
Some thoughts on Japan's traditional culture J Annika Hansen
Volume 1
The waka poetry of the Emperor and Empress is a “fountain of sincere heart” J Seitaro Nakajima
History and significance of publishing at Meiji Jingu J Shigehiro Miyazaki
From the Charter Oath to the Boshin Rescript J Koremaru Sakamoto
The Charter Oath and the formation of a constitutional government J Yasushi Toriumi
The significance of the Charter Oath in the context of history of ideologies J Noboru Fujiwara
The Charter Oath and the change of the era name to Meiji J Isao Tokoro
The Boshin Rescript and the village shrine priests in the postwar era J Naoki Azegami
The path towards Meiji Jingu's reconstruction after the war J Yoshiko Imaizumi
From “the Japanese Spirit and the Chinese Learning” to “the Japanese Spirit and the Western Learning”—Japan's Love-Hate Relationship with the West as is seen in various uses of the word yamato—damashii J Sukehiro Hirakawa
The Meiji Restoration and the Imperial virtues of the Meiji Era J Kazunori Sato