Heian jidaishi jiten
EA Ref: DS856 .H43 1994
EA Ref: DS822.2 .E39 1984
Sengoshi daijiten = Encyclopedia of Postwar Japan 1945-2004
EA Ref: DS889 .S449 2005
Taishū bunka jiten = Encyclopedia of popular culture
EA Ref: DS821 .T24 1991
Written by 300 specialists from a variety of fields, the dictionary aims at a broad understanding of popular culture; it aims to make it as concrete as possible, by looking at events, things, people and situations in the 19th and 20th centuries. Although it focuses on Japan, it is aware of the connections to Western and Asian popular culture. Each entry is signed and has suggestions for further reading and a link to a table at the end of the volume. Includes a bibliography of 8500 titles related to popular culture. Well illustrated.
Buraku mondai jinken jiten = Encyclopedia of buraku and human rights issues
EA Ref: HT725 .J3 B865 2001
Covers "buraku" and human rights issues throughout rural and urban Japan. Articles are signed and often have brief bibliographies. Appendices include laws, treaties and conventions (Japanese and international), selected documents from and leaders of Suiheisha and Buraku Kaiho associations, statistics, including estimates of burakumin, and a chronology from 107-2000 AD. A comprehensive index.
Nihon kōtsūshi jiten
EA Ref: HE277 .A2 N55 2003
Covers trade and transportation of ideals, people and material goods of Japan to illuminate political, economic, social and legal history from ancient to modern times.
Nihon sōdō jiten
EAC: DS835 .N55515 1989
Covers a range of uprisings from petitions through ikki for the Tokugawa and early Meiji periods. Each entry is signed. Volume is arranged in gojuon order, but is indexed to account for variant names of the events.
Rōdō undō shimin undō hōritsu jiten
EA REf: KNX1270 .R63 1979
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