Works (26)

Updated: July 5th, 2023 16:01

2021 article

In Search of Our Frontier: Japanese America and Settler Colonialism in the Construction of Japan's Borderless Empire

JOURNAL OF JAPANESE STUDIES, Vol. 47, pp. 224โ€“228.

By: D. Ambaras*โ€‰

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 22, 2021

2019 article

The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

JAPAN FORUM, Vol. 31, pp. 132โ€“134.

By: D. Ambaras nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 24, 2019

2019 report

What We're Doing: Overview Essay for Bodies and Structures

By: D. Ambarasโ€‰ & K. McDonald

Contributors: D. Ambarasโ€‰

Source: ORCID
Added: March 20, 2023

2018 monograph

Japan's Imperial Underworlds

By: D. Ambaras nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 22, 2022

2018 book

Japan's Imperial Underworlds: Intimate Encounters at the Borders of Empire

In Cambridge University Press. http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/history/east-asian-history/japans-imperial-underworlds-intimate-encounters-borders-empire?format=HB#mqE3ckz4xLcBIUva.97

David Ambaras

Source: ORCID
Added: March 20, 2023

2016 review

Daily Life in Wartime Japan, 1940-1945

[Review of ]. Journal of Military History, 80(4), 1263โ€“1264.

By: D. Ambarasโ€‰

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 article

Tokyo vernacular: Common spaces, local histories, found objects

American Historical Review, Vol. 119, pp. 1676โ€“1677.

By: D. Ambaras nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Dans le piรจge du fourmilion: Japonaises et Fujianais aux marges de lโ€™Empire et de la nation

Vingtiรจme Siรจcle: Revue dโ€™Histoire, 120(4), 125โ€“137.

By: D. Ambaras*โ€‰

Source: ORCID
Added: March 20, 2023

2011 article

Tokyo in Transit: Japanese Culture on the Rails and Road

Ambaras, D. R. (2011, December). AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, Vol. 116, pp. 1462โ€“1463.

By: D. Ambaras nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 book review

Ruffians, Yakuza, nationalists: the violent politics of modern Japan, 1860โ€“1960

[Review of Ruffians, Yakuza, nationalists: the violent politics of modern Japan, 1860โ€“1960, by E. M. Siniawer]. Global Crime, 11(1), 71โ€“73.

By: D. Ambaras nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 11, 2020

2010 book

Topographies of Distress: Tokyo, c. 1930

David Ambaras

Source: ORCID
Added: March 20, 2023

2010 book review

Uchida Hyakken: A Critique of Modernity and Militarism in Prewar Japan. By Rachel DiNitto. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, 2008. x, 285 pp. $39.95 (cloth).

[Review of Uchida Hyakken: A Critique of Modernity and Militarism in Prewar Japan, by R. DiNitto]. The Journal of Asian Studies, 69(3), 902โ€“904.

By: D. Ambaras nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 11, 2020

2010 review

Uchida hyakken: A critique of modernity and militarism in prewar Japan.

[Review of ]. Journal of Asian Studies, 69(3), 902โ€“904.

By: D. Ambarasโ€‰

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 article

Under an Imperial Sun: Japanese colonial literature of Taiwan and the south

Ambaras, D. R. (2008, February). JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES, Vol. 67, pp. 323โ€“325.

By: D. Ambaras nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 book

Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan

By: D. Ambaras*โ€‰

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 article

Burning and building: Schooling and state formation in Japan, 1750-1890.

MONUMENTA NIPPONICA, Vol. 61, pp. 115โ€“117.

By: D. Ambaras*โ€‰

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 review

House and home in modern Japan: Architecture, domestic space, and bourgeois culture, 1880-1920

[Review of ]. Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, 66(1), 255โ€“259.

By: D. Ambarasโ€‰

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 review

Juvenile delinquency and the national defense state: Policing young workers in wartime Japan, 1937-1945

[Review of ]. JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES, 63(1), 31โ€“60.

By: D. Ambaras*โ€‰

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

The new Japanese woman: Modernity, media, and women in interwar Japan

Monumenta Nipponica, 59(1), 129โ€“131.

By: D. Ambarasโ€‰

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 review

The human tradition in modern Japan

[Review of ]. Journal of Japanese Studies, 29(1), 103โ€“106.

By: D. Ambarasโ€‰

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 review

Becoming apart: National power and local politics in Toyama, 1868-1945

[Review of ]. Social History, 27(3), 404.

By: D. Ambarasโ€‰

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 article

The pursuit of power in modern Japan, 1825-1995.

Journal of Interdisciplinary History, Vol. 32, p. 513.

By: D. Ambaras nโ€‰

co-author countries: United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 article

Passages to modernity: Motherhood, childhood, and social reform in early twentieth-century Japan

MONUMENTA NIPPONICA, Vol. 55, pp. 293โ€“296.

By: D. Ambaras*โ€‰

Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 review

Passages to modernity: Motherhood, childhood, and social reform in early twentieth-century Japan

[Review of ]. Monumenta Nipponica, 55(2), 293โ€“296.

By: D. Ambarasโ€‰

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1999 review

Mirror of modernity: Invented traditions of modern Japan, ed. by Stephen Vlastos

By: D. Ambarasโ€‰

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1998 review

Social knowledge, cultural capital, and the new middle class in Japan, 1895-1912

[Review of ]. JOURNAL OF JAPANESE STUDIES, 24(1), 1โ€“33.

By: D. Ambaras*โ€‰

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

Employment

Updated: September 20th, 2022 14:52

1998 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Professor History Department

Education

Updated: November 18th, 2017 21:05

1993 - 1999

Princeton University Princeton, New Jersey, US
Ph. D. Department of History

1989 - 1991

University of Tokyo Tokyo, JP
M.A. Program in Area Studies

1985 - 1986

Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales Paris, FR
License Langue et Litterature Japonaise

1979 - 1984

Columbia University Columbia College New York, NY, US
B. A. Department of Religion

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record. Updated: September 20th, 2022 14:39

grant September 1, 2019 - December 31, 2021
Using Scalar to Deep-Map Modern East Asian History
National Endowment for the Humanities
award September 1, 2014 - June 1, 2015
Empire of Drifters: Life and Death on the Margins of Japan's Asia
National Humanities Center
grant January 1 - December 31, 2003
Juvenile Delinquency and Social Discipline in Japan's Modern Empire, 1895-1945
National Endowment for the Humanities

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