The culture of the Meiji period /

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Bibliographic Details
Uniform title:Meiji no bunka.
Author / Creator: Irokawa, Daikichi, 1925-2021.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1985.
Series:Princeton library of Asian translations.
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • Japan: A Very Strange Country
  • The Emperor System as a "Weight Upon the Eyes,"
  • The Limits and Scope of the Problem
  • The Creation of A Grass-Roots Culture
  • The Silent Folk World
  • First Stirring
  • Subtle Transformations Toward Modernity
  • A Sickness of Soul
  • The Impact of the Restoration on Mountain Villages
  • The Impact Of Western Culture
  • The Approach of Reform Bureaucrats
  • Advocates of Enlightenment and the People
  • The Cultural Gulf Between Japan and the West
  • Wandering Pilgrims
  • Restoration Youth
  • A Spiritual Journey
  • Grass-Roots Self-Government
  • Substitution and Restatement
  • Creating a People's Constitution
  • Swan Song
  • Poetry in Chinese and Revolutionary Thought
  • Onuma Chinzan and Mori Shunto
  • Two Contrasting Undercurrents
  • Historical Consciousness and Poetic Spirit
  • The Life of Local Men of Letters
  • Politics and Literature
  • The Heights and Depths of Popular Consciousness
  • The Voices of the Inarticulate
  • The Thoughts of Unknown Soldiers
  • Mountain Village Communes
  • Abandoning Conventional Morality
  • The Clash of Ideas at the Lower Social Level
  • From Peak to Valley
  • Carriers of Meiji Culture
  • The Establishment of the Japanese Intellectual Class
  • Opening the Eye to the Inner Life
  • Views of Civilization
  • Meiji Conditions of Nonculture
  • Desperate Farming Villages in the Meiji Era
  • Consciousness in the Lower Depths
  • The Age of the Lost Ideal
  • The Emperor System as a Spiritual Structure
  • The Legacy of Kokutai
  • The Emperor and the People.