Early Modern Japan: An Interdisciplinary Journal is a publication of the Early Modern Japan Network (EMJNet), an interdisciplinary, international community of specialists of early modern Japan (ca. late 16th to late 19th century). We are affiliated with the Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies. Early Modern Japan publishes scholarly essays, translations, essays on teaching about early modern Japan, academic news, and book reviews. All scholarly submissions are peer-reviewed.