By Jennifer Robertson
This publication is an unheard of choice of 29 unique essays through a number of the world’s so much unique students of Japan.
- Covers a wide variety of matters, together with the colonial roots of anthropology within the jap academy; eugenics and kingdom development; majority and minority cultures; genders and sexualities; and style and nutrients cultures
- Resists stale and deceptive stereotypes, via proposing new views on eastern tradition and society
- Makes eastern society obtainable to readers unusual with the country
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Only a few publications describe the history of anthropology in Japan in detail. The formation of anthropology and ethnology in Japan was a process which coincided with efforts to build a strong nation-state, and the discipline was intertwined with such state apparatuses as the system of universal education, imported from Europe in the late 19th century. The acquisition of overseas colonies brought with it the responsibility of administering indigenous peoples and, consequently, anthropologists provided colonial administrators with information that facilitated the pacification and control of the diverse peoples within the growing empire.
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A Companion to the Anthropology of Japan by Jennifer Robertson