The Meiji at 150 Podcast

Episode 90 - Dr. Gavin Campbell (Dōshisha)

January 29, 2019

In this episode, Dr. Campbell reviews the Meiji Restoration from the perspective of American cultural history, situating Japan within American interests in the Pacific.  We question narratives of a "Clash" of Japanese and American cultures, and discuss Dr. Campbell's work on Japanese toilets and the material history of Japanese men's fashion. (Transcript here).