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Yonemoto, Marcia A Professor


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research overview

  • Prof. Yonemoto teaches courses on Japanese history, women’s and family history, historical methodology, and global history at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her research interests are in the cultural history of Japan’s early modern period (c. 1590-1868). She is the author of the books Mapping Early Modern Japan: Space, Place, and Culture in the Tokugawa Period (1603-1868) (University of California Press, 2003) and The Problem of Women in Early Modern Japan (University of California Press, 2016), and numerous scholarly articles. Her current research project is a history of adoption in Japan from 1600 to the present.


  • Cultural and social history of Japan in the early modern period (c. 1590-1868); history of women and gender; history of the family


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International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)