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Research Interests for Simon Partner

Research Interests:

Late 19th and 20th-century Japanese history Focusing on: growth of consumer markets; technology and social change; Japanese rural society

Representative Publications
  1. Jackson, E; Partner, S, Bull City Survivor: Standing up to a Hard Life in a Southern City (2013), MacFarland & Company, Inc. [author's comments]
  2. Partner, S, The Mayor of Aihara: A Japanese Villager and His Community, 1865-1925 (May, 2009), University of California Press
  3. Partner, S, Toshie: A Story of Rural Life in Twentieth Century Japan (2004), University of California Press [102-1008339-5256135[abs]
  4. Partner, S, Assembled in Japan: Electrical Goods and the Making of the Japanese Consumer (1999), Berkeley: University of California Press (292 pages.) [102-1008339-5256135[abs]
  5. Partner, S, Peasants into citizens? The Meiji village in the Russo-Japanese War, Monumenta Nipponica: studies in Japanese culture, vol. 62 no. 2 (Summer 2007), pp. 179-209, ISSN 0027-0741 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  6. Partner, S, Taming the Wilderness: The Lifestyle Improvement Movement in Twentieth Century Japan, Monumenta Nipponica, vol. 56 no. 4 (December, 2001)
  7. Partner, S, Brightening Country Lives: Selling Electrical Goods in the Japanese Countryside, Enterprise And Society, vol. 1 no. 4 (December, 2000), pp. 762-784 [doi]

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