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Vol.102 No.3 May 2019
The Yuso secchūhō of Keiun 3 (706) and Mature Paddy Fields, Jukuden
Thus Spoke a Mahdī: Sayyid Muḥammad al-Mushaʻsha̒’s Logic for Self-proclamation as a Mahdī
The Formation of the Tokugawa Gosanke: The Relative Policies of the Tokugawa Regime in the Early Edo Period
The Role of Western Interpreters in Relations between Ryūkyū and the West in the 19th Century
The Rule of Affines and the Imperial Secretariat in the Latter Han, Focusing on Personnel Transfers in the Imperial Secretariat
SHIMOGAKI Hitoshi, State Formation in Ancient Japan
HASEGAWA Mayuho, Parish Women and Their Right to Choose a Midwife in Early Modern France
IKEDA Yoshiro, The Eight-Month Collapse: A New Look at the Russian Revolution
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