Japanese Environmentalism Abroad / A review of Transnational Japan in the Global Environmental Movement by Simon Avenell. Kyoto Journal 90, Spring 2018.
Japan Dissents / A review of Dissenting Japan: A History of Japanese Radicalism and Counterculture from 1945 to Fukushima, by William Andrews. Kyoto Journal 89, Fall 2017.
Environmental Tragedy, Tiny Transformations/A review of A River Runs Again by Meera Subramanian. Kyoto Journal 87, November 2016.
The Poet in Asia/A review of The Great Clod by Gary Snyder. Kyoto Journal 86, July 2016.
Knowing Nature/A review of The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan by Federico Marcon. Kyoto Journal 85, March 2016.
The Return of the Grotesque/Review of Mark Driscoll’s Absolute Erotic, Absolute Grotesque: The living, dead, and undead in Japan’s Imperialism, 1895-1945, an academic account of Japan’s descent into the cultural and physical brutality of war. Kyoto Journal #82, May 2015.
Still Bad/A review of Bad Water: Nature, Pollution, and Politics in Japan, 1870-1950. Kyoto Journal #81, December 2014.
Human Beings and the Environment: It’s Always More Complicated/A review of two recent books on Asia’s environmental problems, Living Pathways and Living Landscapes, Connected Communities. Kyoto Journal #81, December 2014.
Proposing a New Balance/Review of Japan at Nature’s Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power (ed. Ian Jared Miller, Julia Adeney Thomas, and Brett L. Walker). Kyoto Journal Issue 79, Feb. 2014
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