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1 Author, No GUIDES TO JAPANESE CULTURE
distributor, Japan Publicati 1977 0870404032 / 9780870404030 1st Edition Hardcover Fine/Fine 
A highly collectible first edition/printing, tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. 
Price: 3400.00 JPY
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2 Author, No KO-UTA: "LITTLE SONGS" OF THE GEISHA WORLD
C. E. Tuttle Co 1979 0804812926 / 9780804812924 1st Edition Hardcover F/F 
A highly collectible first edition/printing, tight clean copy protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not a n Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. A fascinating look into the world of the Geisha through the 400-year-old art of Ko-Uta, the traditional song form sung to three-stringed shamisen music. A vivid evocation of the romanticism of feudal Japan. 
Price: 5500.00 JPY
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3 Finkelstein, Barbara TRANSCENDING STEREOTYPES: DISCOVERING JAPANESE CULTURE AND EDUCATION
Intercultural Press 1991 0933662939 / 9780933662933 Paperback Near Fine 
"A publication of the International Center for the Study of Education Polic y and Human Values." Includes bibliographical references. 
Price: 1900.00 JPY
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4 Guthrie, Stewart A JAPANESE NEW RELIGION: RISSHO KOSEI-KAI IN A MOUNTAIN HAMLET (MICHIGAN MO NOGRAPH SERIES IN JAPANESE STUDIES)
Univ of Michigan Center for 1988 0939512335 / 9780939512331 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
A former library book. Japanese New Religion, A: Rissho Kosei-Kai In A Mountain Hamlet, by Guthrie, Stewart 
Price: 1000.00 JPY
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HOW THE JAPANESE BECAME FOREIGN TO THEMSELVES: THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON THE PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SPHERES IN JAPAN (POLITIKWI, Hein, Patrick
5 Hein, Patrick HOW THE JAPANESE BECAME FOREIGN TO THEMSELVES: THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON THE PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SPHERES IN JAPAN (POLITIKWI
LIT Verlag 2009 364310085X / 9783643100856 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The question whether Arendt's distinction of the 'private, public and society' can be applied to the Japanese cultural context will be examined. It will be argued that repressed needs for equality, plurality and independence have made their way back through increased civil political participation and that this process is driven by the renaissance of the pre Meiji Samurai principle of ethical individualism. 
Price: 2400.00 JPY
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IN JAPAN, Hinder, Phillip
6 Hinder, Phillip IN JAPAN
Charles E. Tuttle Company 1992 4805305398 / 9784805305393 Paperback Near Fine 
A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib edition: Introduction to Japan, its people and its language. View of Japan from calligraphy to karaoke. 
Price: 1500.00 JPY
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ROADS OF OKU: JOURNEYS IN THE HEARTLAND, Kawaharada, Dennis
7 Kawaharada, Dennis ROADS OF OKU: JOURNEYS IN THE HEARTLAND
Dennis Kawaharada 2015 1500885118 / 9781500885113 Paperback Near Fine 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Roads of Oku: Journeys in the Heartland is a collection of seven essays on Japanese history, culture, and literature, based on the author's research and travels in his ancestral homeland. Pat Matsueda writes in her review, "It's a revelation and a pleasure to travel with Kawaharada on his journey from Hawaii to homeland and heartland. ("Literary, personal pilgrimage comes to life in new book," Pat Matsueda, Honolulu Star Advertiser, May 10, 2015). Excerpts from Matsueda's review: After summarizing how his grandparents [immigrated to Hawai'i from Japan], were affected by World War II and influenced the way he grew up, the book alternates between two voices. The first is Kawaharada's personal voice recounting the trips he made to Japan, each time recovering some part of his family's culture and history. The second is that of a third-person narrator presenting deeply researched accounts of Hawaiian history and Japanese religion, customs, geography and archaeology. The last three essays in the book are perhaps the most moving and insightful. The title essay recounts the journey by Basho, "possessed by wanderlust," to set out on foot from Edo. In Snow Countryexamines the work of Nobel laureates Yasunari Kawabata and Kenzaburo Oe, among other writers. Hokule'a in Yokohama describes the traditional Hawaiian voyaging canoe's 2007 journey to Japan. By this time a reader has grown to understand the relationship between the thoughtful, poetic voice of the traveler and the distant, seemingly 
Price: 1000.00 JPY
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8 Kenrick, Douglas M. THE BOOK OF SUMO; SPORT, SPECTACLE, AND RITUAL [BY] DOUG KENRICK
Walker/Weatherhill 1969 1st Edition Hardcover VG+/VG+ 
A highly collectible first edition/printing, tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. 
Price: 3400.00 JPY
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JAPANESE CULTURE, Varley, H. Paul
9 Varley, H. Paul JAPANESE CULTURE
University of Hawaii Press 1984 0824809270 / 9780824809270 Paperback Very Good 

Price: 700.00 JPY
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