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Surprising Science The debate is over: Cats care, study shows. Surprising Science Should we blame biology for our biosphere-bashing behavior? Her first book, Framing Chief Leschi: Narratives and the Politics of Historical Justice University of North Carolina, , considers how an event intended to right a historic wrong could, paradoxically, reaffirm the limits on indigenous power in the U. He is the author of Punishment and Power in the Making of Modern Japan Princeton University Press, and is currently at work on a study of freedom and liberation in nineteenth century Japan.
She is an art historian by training; her research interests are relationships between landscape, architecture, and material culture and race, gender, and family politics. She has taught art history at the university level for twenty years and lectured and published widely on topics ranging from female art and architectural patronage to American portraiture to the gendered politics of space. She received her Ph.
Her main research interest is the social history of early modern Japan. She is currently working on a microhistory of domain government and poor relief in the eighteenth and nineteenth century that is based on an in-depth analysis of the Tokugawa status order. Paul D.
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He earned his B. She is especially interested in the changing relationships between audiences, artworks, and the public sphere in the eighteenth through early twentieth centuries. She is currently at work on a new project about copying, citation, originality, and the circulation of images in early modern and modern Japan. His publications cover various topics in the social, economic, political and legal history of modern Japan and global economic history more broadly in a geographical scope.
A historian of early modern and modern Japan, Robert Hellyer served on the faculty of the University of Tokyo, taught at Allegheny College, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard before coming to Wake Forest in His previous research on Edo period foreign relations was presented in several journal articles and book chapters, as well as in a monograph, Defining Engagement: Japan and Global Contexts, Harvard University Asia Center, He has also published on the socio-economic integration of the Pacific Ocean in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
David L. Howell earned his B. He is particularly interested in the ways changing political and economic institutions affected the lives and livelihoods of ordinary people in nineteenth-century Japan.
His current projects include a history of human waste and garbage in the cities of early modern and modern Japan. She is also editor of the journal Late Imperial China. Her most recent book, What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in Nineteenth-Century China , deals with the devastating emotional, cultural, and social impact of the Taiping rebellion. Saeyoung Park is a historian who teaches at Davidson College and works primarily on Korea and China present.
Simon Partner is a social historian whose emphasis is on understanding the radical social transformations of nineteenth and twentieth century Japan, through the stories of ordinary people. Partner is a Professor of History at Duke University. David Phillips Ph. His current projects include the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded Humanities for the Environment research project, for which he is a P.