Jeff Kingston is director of Asian Studies, Temple University Japan. His most recent books are Japan (Polity, 2019) and The Politics of Religion Nationalism and Identity in Asia (Rowman& Littlefield, 2019).
Exhuming Lafcadio Hearn
Jeff Kingston looks at three new books by and on the extraordinary Lafcadio Hearn....
A High-Stakes Gamble: Jeff Kingston on Eri Hotta’s Japan 1941
ERI HOTTA'S lucid analysis of Japan’s march to war against the United States in December 1941 resonates uncannily with Europe’...
Krys Lee on South Korea, Writing, and Disaster
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