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    • Aesthetics of Womanhood in Heian Japan 

      Hunter, Rebekah (University of Oregon, 2014-10-17)
      This study acts as a response to questions surrounding the position of women in the Heian court as encountered by earlier scholars. To that end this study examines the construction of the Heian concept of femininity with ...
    • The Christianization of Japan During the First Thirty Years of the Jesuit Apostolate 

      Glowark, Erik (University of Oregon, 2011-06)
      The Jesuit mission to Japan (1549-1639) has long attracted the attention of historians because it coincided with a number of developments in Japanese history: increasing contact with Western powers, political reunification, ...
    • Empire by Design: Railways, Architecture, and Urban Planning in Tokyo, Taipei, and Seoul 

      Grunow, Tristan (University of Oregon, 2015-01-14)
      This dissertation examines the spatial and built forms of Japanese power. As it sought to consolidate control of new territory, the Meiji government followed a design forged in Tokyo as it attempted to build legitimacy ...
    • Martial Motherhood in Modern Japan, 1905-1955 

      Maxson, Hillary (University of Oregon, 2012)
      Over the course of forty years, from 1905-1945, Japan's Ministry of Education successfully formed, propagated, and invented the martial mother tradition. The stories compiled in the Ministry of Education's textbooks taught ...
    • Towards a New Way of Seeing: Finding Reality in Postwar Japanese Photography, 1945-1970 

      Cole, Emily (University of Oregon, 2015-08-18)
      This study examines postwar Japanese photography and the influence of World War Two, the Allied Occupation (1945-1952), and social and economic transformations during the Era of High-Speed Growth (1955-1970) on ways in ...