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Nathan Ledbetter
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A kid in a candy store...
Not a long post today, as too much to do in a short amount of time, but I just had to share--I'm at the Harvard-Yenching Library, and I feel like a kid in a candy store!!! So much to read and copy and scan and absorb in the next 2+ days. No way I'll get eve...
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AAS-SEC and New Project
(Note: I STARTED writing this post in January, right after the AAS-SEC Conference. I then left for a month in Japan and...well, got busy. So if some of the text sounds like I'm writing about things in January as if they were last week, that's why. I'll try ...
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As I've said here before, my primary research interest
lies in the decision making of daimyo and other samurai leaders during
the 16th century, and what inputs/philosophies shaped those decisions.
So far I've mostly dabbled at the tactical level, because...
The Sengoku Field Manual
The Sengoku Field Manual
sengokufieldmanual.com
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AAS/SEC Schedule out
The schedule for the Association of Asian Studies--Southeastern Conference is out here . The conference will be at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Jan 15-7. My panel is here: 1/5. “Pottery,
Power, and Punishment”...
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Book reviews and conference papers
Sorry for the recent rash of navel-gazing the last few posts. There's certainly some anxiety present as I come to the last year of my time in the Army, and look to lay the groundwork for what comes next. For all of the stress a military career puts on you, ...
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Moving in a positive direction
Last post was clearly tinged with a bit of disappointment over not getting our panel picked up at AAS. And honestly, much of the disappointment was because I was looking forward to not only presenting, but being at AAS and getting to meet so many people who...
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Temporary setbacks
Last post I hinted at some news coming in the next week.
Well, it came, but it wasn’t what I was hoping for, exactly. Over the summer I organized a panel proposal for the
Association for Asian Studies conference next March in Chicago. Unfortunately,
on Thur...
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Remind me never to make promises...
So...yeah. About that last post, and how I said I'd be posting more frequently... Just after that, I got word that I was moving. Oh, and I had to take a work trip to Alaska (shame how it coincided with the salmon run...). And my HS reunion. And...well, you ...
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And thus (hopefully) ends a really busy 5 months
Yeah, I've been pretty bad about updating. And as usual, I'll apologize and promise to write more. No really, this time I mean it! Since December has been non-stop, between work travel and conferences. Things are slowing down a bit, so I will catch you all ...
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Fields of Conflict Conference 2014
Giving my paper today at the Fields of Conflict Conference 2014 here in Columbia, South Carolina. Apologies for the lack of posts recently (since December I think I've been home a grand total of 3 weeks) but will definitely have some good updates out of thi...
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