Yearbook Japan 2016

Yearbook Japan, 2016, Vol. 45, 400 p.

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CONTENTS

INTERNAL AND FOREIGN POLICY
Alexandre Panov. The Foreign Policy Priorities of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe 7
Valery Kistanov. Japan in East Asia: Current Problems of Political Relations 43
Olga Dobrinskaya. Japan's Legislation for Peace and Security: its Global, Regional and National Significance 61
ECONOMICS AND SOCIETY  
Elena Leontieva. The Economic Policy of Shinzo Abe Cabinet under Globalization 79
Andrey Belov. One-and-a-Half Centuries of Russo-Japanese Trade Relations: How to Overcome “Path Dependance”? 105
HISTORY
Alexander Meshcheryakov. Well Educated Confucian Thinker Nishikawa Joken (1648–1724). Tells about Poorly Educated Buddhists 131
Yoshikazu Nakamura. First Japanese Envoy Enomoto Takeaki (1836–1908) and Russia 143
Vasily Molodyakov. Colonial Policy and Japanese Image Making: Taiwan in 1900–1930 156
Evgeny Yakovkin. The Role of Japanese Military Mission in Harbin in Defining Ideology for the Russian Immigrants in Manchuria (1932–1945) 173
Seda Markaryan. The Independent Diplomacy of Ichiro Hatoyama 181
CULTURE
Yuri Kuzhel. Sculptural Images of Yakushi Nyorai 208
Evgeny Baksheev. Sister’s Sacred Spiritual Power Seji as a Part of Traditional Ryukyuan Culture 221
Mariya Toropygina. The Legends of Traditional Japanese Poetry: Rokujo Poetry School in the 12th Century 238
Maya Gerasimova. Folk Craft Theory by Yanagi Muneyoshi 260
Elena Katasonova. A Samurai with the Russian Soul 273
SPECIAL ISSUE
Кonstantin Sarkisov. Comparative Analysis of the Identities of Russia and Japan (1905–1917) 294
Кonstantin Sarkisov. Comparative Analysis of the Identities of Russia and Japan (1917–1945) 306
Dmitry Streltsov. Russian and Japanese Identities in the Postwar Period (1945–1991) 333
Sergey Chugrov. The Identities of Russia and Japan after the Cold War (1991–2015) 349
BOOK REVIEWS
Sergey Grishachev, Dmitry Streltsov. Russo-Japanese Relations in the Prerevolutionary Period: from Severe Competition to the Militar Alliance 372
In memory of Elgena Vasilyevna Molodyakova 383
The Authors of the Yearbook Japan 2016 385
Summaries 387
For the Authors 393