What is the Nihonshi list?

The Nihonshi list is an online reading group dedicated to reading
Japan history, biography, and classic Japanese literature.

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The Nihonshi list is open to all, including enthusiastic amateurs
of Japan history, professional scholars, students, writers, or
anyone who likes to read and discuss history, literature or
biography.  We hope that this list is a means for all of us to learn
and discuss Japan history, literature and culture, in a casual

Our goal for the group is the open discussion of all historical and
political and culture issues of Japan. Our discussion typically
focuses on the particular book that we are reading each month,
but certainly other Japan-related discussion is very welcome as
well. Both positive comment and criticism of Japan are
What we are reading now
For questions, comments or suggestions:
Nihonshi - the Japan history reading group