Research links...

The books used in our research are listed in the bibliography of Women in Reiki.
Below are links to various websites that helped with our research as an addition to those books

Part I

Biographies

Women educators  and the confucian tradition in Meiji Japan, by Margaret Mehl in Women’s History review

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/09612020100200302

History of Soka Gakkai

https://www.sokaglobal.org/about-the-soka-gakkai/our-history.html

Korea as a colony of Japan

http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/main_pop/kpct/kp_koreaimperialism.htm

Air raids in Tokyo during World War II

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/03/07/asia/japan-tokyo-fire-raids-operation-meetinghouse-intl-hnk/index.html

 

The Meiji Reforms and Obstacles for Women, Japan 1878-1927

http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/WR-04.html

Garon, Sheldon. “Women's Groups and the Japanese State: Contending Approaches to Political Integration, 1890-1945.” Journal of Japanese Studies, vol. 19, no. 1, 1993, pp. 5–41. JSTOR

www.jstor.org/stable/132863

Yamamoto and the Planning for Pearl Harbor, by Mark Stille

http://www.thehistoryreader.com/modern-history/yamamoto-planning-pearl-harbor/

About Emperor Hirohito’s 1945 surrender speech

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/08/the-emperors-speech-67-years-ago-hirohito-transformed-japan-forever/261166/

About the "Honourable death of a hundred million"

https://www.nytimes.com/1991/12/01/magazine/l-pearl-harbor-in-the-mind-of-japan-646191.html

(subscription to NYT needed)

History of Northeast China’s railway

https://www.sixthtone.com/news/1000575/the-100-year-history-of-northeast-chinas-frontier-railway

About the American occupation in Japan

http://www.discovernikkei.org/en/journal/article/3688/

Soviet declaration of war on Japan

http://avalon.law.yale.edu/wwii/s4.asp

Taisho Democracy in Japan (1912-1926)

https://www.facinghistory.org/nanjing-atrocities/nation-building/taisho-democracy-japan-1912-1926

Pictures of Tokyo after the 1923 earthquake

https://asienspiegel.ch/2020/09/der-tag-an-dem-tokio-unterging?fbclid=IwAR0fzdTouJPWsZJfEEttL1bQANDpQ1Fn6yhzoaVpClGk3T6CHXsfhIN2G8E

The US-Japan security alliance

https://www.cfr.org/backgrounder/us-japan-security-alliance

1931 Book excerpt about Manchurian Railway

https://books.google.de/books?id=4-EDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA210&dq=Popular+Mechanics+1931+curtiss&hl=en&ei=cLsATbqFMZTjnQf3tNzlDQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=Popular%20Mechanics%201931%20curtiss&f=true

Feminism in Japan by Barbara Molony. Subject: Gender, Japan Online Publication    - Date: Jan 2018 DOI:

https://oxfordre.com/asianhistory/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780190277727.001.0001/acrefore-9780190277727-e-194?__prclt=5rDrr6A8

Hanae Kurihara Kramer, Fleeing Defeat: The Japanese exodus from Manchuria, The Journal of Northeast Asian History, Volume 9 Number 1, p. 31-65, 2012

https://uzay.tubitak.gov.tr/sites/images/uzay/06_introduction_of_harbin.pdf

http://contents.nahf.or.kr/japanese/item/downloadItemFile.process?fileName=jn_015_0020.pdf&levelId=jn_015e_0020

Escape from Manchuria chronicles

http://www.discovernikkei.org/en/journal/2011/8/16/escape-from-manchuria/

The United States and the Opening to Japan, 1853

https://history.state.gov/milestones/1830-1860/opening-to-japan

Fan, Carol C. “Asian Women in Hawai'i: Migration, Family, Work, and Identity.” NWSA Journal, vol. 8, no. 1, 1996, pp. 70–84. JSTOR. Accessed 5 Feb. 2020.

www.jstor.org/stable/4316424

Issei: Japanese Immigrants in Hawaii by Yukiko Kimura, University of Hawaii Press, 1992

https://books.google.de/books?id=4uQH2sIllDgC&printsec=frontcover&dq=inauthor:%22Yukiko+Kimura%22&hl=de&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjT9IK0kcTvAhVFmqQKHaiYDc8Q6AEwAHoECAEQAg#v=onepage&q&f=false

The Japanese in Hawaii: A historical and demographic perspective, Eleanor C. Nordyke and Y. Scott Matsumoto

https://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/bitstream/10524/528/2/JL11174.pdf

Martial Law in Hawaii

https://encyclopedia.densho.org/Martial_law_in_Hawaii/

Hawaiian monarchy overthrown

https://www.ksbe.edu/assets/pdfs/The_Overthrow_of_the_Hawaiian_Monarchy_PDF.pdf

https://www.nvlchawaii.org/hawaiian-monarchy-overthrown-territory-hawaii

Daishoji Chapter

Information and Pictures from Daishoji castle

http://www.japancastle.jp/2016/05/Daishoji-castle.html

Kutani ceramics in Ishikawa prefecture

https://www.kutani.org/spip.php?article73

About Yamanaka Onsen

https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e4278.html

More pictures of Yamanaka Onsen

https://www.yamanaka-spa.or.jp/global/eng/view2.html

History of Kokuyo Paper company

https://www.kokuyo.com/en/corporateprofile/history/02.html

About Tokugawa Iemitsu

https://study.com/academy/lesson/who-was-tokugawa-iemitsu-history-facts-quotes.html

Kobayakawa Hideaki Fakebook site

http://www.classtools.net/fb/73/HMRWG3

General

About different Japanese words to say woman

https://savvytokyo.com/many-ways-say-woman-japanese/

Heisei to Reiwa – Japan enters a new age

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/04/japan-spring-and-prosperity-the-watchwords-as-country-announces-a-new-era/

Appendix

 

General

Women's roles

http://www.inquiriesjournal.com/articles/286/women-in-ancient-japan-from-matriarchal-antiquity-to-acquiescent-confinement

East Asian History

https://www.thoughtco.com/east-asia-history-4133322

Japanese History

https://www.japanvisitor.com/japanese-culture/history

 

Heritage of Japan - many articles

https://heritageofjapan.akjapanblogs.com

Jomon era

https://heritageofjapan.wordpress.com/just-what-was-so-amazing-about-jomon-japan/ways-of-the-jomon-world-2/viewpoints-on-the-jomon-village/were-all-people-equal-in-the-jomon-society/

Japanese industrialisation in Meiji Japan

http://www.inquiriesjournal.com/articles/1369/women-in-meiji-japan-exploring-the-underclass-of-japanese-industrialization

Great Kanto Earthquake

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-great-japan-earthquake-of-1923-1764539/

Heisei era (Japan Times subscription needed)

https://features.japantimes.co.jp/heisei-moments-part-9-family/

Buddhism

Taking root in Japan

https://heritageofjapan.wordpress.com/inception-of-the-imperial-system-asuka-era/how-buddhism-came-to-take-root-in-japan/

New American Zen: Examining American Women’s Adaption of Traditonal Japanese Soto Zen Practice, by Courtney M. Just

https://digitalcommons.fiu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1623&context=etd

Female warriors

Legendary tales of female Samurai

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2017/12/07/women-warriors-of-japan/

Samurai Girl Power

https://dangerousminds.net/comments/mess_with_these_female_japanese_warriors_from_long_ago_and_youll_regret_it

Pictures of Female Samurai Warriors

https://www.openculture.com/2017/01/female-samurai-warriors-immortalized-in-19th-century-japanese-photos.html?fbclid=IwAR31bBqjboNdHFSNOasHJ1YBz2g0DWD4omzGXO5ZYD2PQ3neEnBPiCEN2ag

Hangaku Gozen

https://lightinthecloudsblog.com/2017/08/23/story-of-the-skillful-archer-named-hangaku-gozen/

Kendo in pre-war schools

https://chinesemartialstudies.com/2017/03/19/through-a-lens-darkly-44-martial-arts-in-pre-war-japanese-schools/

 

Female activism from Meiji era on

Kishida Toshiko

http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/WR-04.html

Japanese women's suffrage

https://www.eiu.edu/historia/Japanese%20Women%20Suffrage.pdf

First female governor of Tokyo

https://www.forbes.com/profile/yuriko-koike/

Women's protests in Japan today

https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20210309/p2a/00m/0na/009000c

Female dress code protests

https://www.refinery29.com/en-gb/2019/11/8769709/japan-glasses-ban-women-dress-code-protest

https://daily.jstor.org/what-is-the-kutoo-movement/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50342714

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-women-high-heels-idUSKCN1T50G5

Women in Management in Japan

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-companies-women/women-in-management-at-japan-firms-still-a-rarity-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1LT3GF

Japanische Thronfolge ohne Frauen (German)

https://www.nzz.ch/international/die-japanische-thronfolge-verzichtet-auf-frauen-ld.1478512?mktcid=nled&mktcval=102&kid=_2019-4-30

 

 

Women's art

http://9-magazine.com/artsandculture/forgotten-women-artists-in-art-history-uemura-shoen/

https://womennart.com/2019/03/20/who-was-uemura-shoen/

https://kyotocity-kyocera.museum/en/exhibition/20210717-0912

https://artsandculture.google.com/story/the-inspiring-story-of-uemura-shōen/mwXxZujHMzKwGw?hl=en

https://japanobjects.com/features/katsushika-oi

https://www.ibuki-kuramochi.com