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📒Splendid Monarchy ✍ Takashi Fujitani
✏Splendid Monarchy Book Summary : Using ceremonials such as imperial weddings and funerals as models, T. Fujitani illustrates what visual symbols and rituals reveal about monarchy, nationalism, city planning, discipline, gender, memory, and modernity. Focusing on the Meiji Period (1868-1912), Fujitani brings recent methods of cultural history to a study of modern Japanese nationalism for the first time.
📒The Routledge History Of Monarchy ✍ Elena Woodacre
✏The Routledge History of Monarchy Book Summary : The Routledge History of Monarchy draws together current research across the field of royal studies, providing a rich understanding of the history of monarchy from a variety of geographical, cultural and temporal contexts. Divided into four parts, this book presents a wide range of case studies relating to different aspects of monarchy throughout a variety of times and places, and uses these case studies to highlight different perspectives of monarchy and enhance understanding of rulership and sovereignty in terms of both concept and practice. Including case studies chosen by specialists in a diverse array of subjects, such as history, art, literature, and gender studies, it offers an extensive global and interdisciplinary approach to the history of monarchy, providing a thorough insight into the workings of monarchies within Europe and beyond, and comparing different cultural concepts of monarchy within a variety of frameworks, including social and religious contexts. Opening up the discussion of important questions surrounding fundamental issues of monarchy and rulership, The Routledge History of Monarchy is the ideal book for students and academics of royal studies, monarchy, or political history.
📒Japan On Display ✍ Morris Low
✏Japan on Display Book Summary : Sixty years on from the end of the Pacific War, Japan on Display examines representations of the Meiji emperor, Mutsuhito (1852-1912) and his grandson the Showa emperor, Hirohito who was regarded as a symbol of the nation, in both war and peacetime. Much of this representation was aided by the phenomenon of photography. The introduction and development of photography in the nineteenth century coincided with the need to make Hirohito’s grandfather, the young Meiji Emperor, more visible. Photo books and albums became a popular format for presenting seemingly objective images of the monarch, reminding the Japanese of their proximity to the Emperor, and the imperial family. In the twentieth century, these 'national albums’ provided a visual record of wars fought in the name of the Emperor, while also documenting the reconstruction of Tokyo, scientific expeditions, and imperial tours. Drawing on archival documents, photographs, and sources in both Japanese and English, this book throws new light on the history of twentieth-century Japan and the central role of Hirohito. With Japan’s defeat in the Pacific War, the Emperor was transformed from wartime leader to peace-loving scientist. Japan on Display seeks to understand this reinvention of a more 'human’ Emperor and the role that photography played in the process.
📒The Monarchy Of The Middle Classes ✍ Baron Henry Lytton Bulwer Dalling and Bulwer
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✏Dominant Narratives of Colonial Hokkaido and Imperial Japan Book Summary : Recasts the commonly dismissed colonial project pursued in Hokkaido during the Meiji era (1868-1912) as a major force in the production of modern Japan's national identity, imperial ideology, and empire.
📒Monarchy From The Middle Ages To Modernity ✍ David Starkey
✏Monarchy From the Middle Ages to Modernity Book Summary : To coincide with the Channel 4 series to be aired at the end of this year – David Starkey's ‘Monarchy’ charts the rise of the British monarchy from the War of the Roses, the English Civil War and the Georgians, right up until the present day monarchs of the 20th Century.
📒Account Of The Kingdom Of Caubul And Its Dependencies In Persia Tartary And India ✍ Mountstuart Elphinstone
✏Account of the Kingdom of Caubul and Its Dependencies in Persia Tartary and India Book Summary : A detailed description of the culture, geography and political situation of contemporary Afghanistan, first published in 1815.
✏Race Ethnicity and Migration in Modern Japan Race ethnicity and culture in modern Japan Book Summary :
✏Release Date : 1824
✏Pages : 136
✏ISBN : WISC:89067043786
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
✏The Reports of the Trials of William Campion Thomas Jefferies Richard Hassell John Clarke William Haley William Cochrane and Others for the Sale of Anti Christian Publications Book Summary :
📒Eulogy On Lafayette ✍ John Quincy Adams
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