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1 Barr, Pat THE COMING OF THE BARBARIANS: A STORY OF WESTERN SETTLEMENT IN JAPAN 1853-1 870
Macmillan 1967 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+/Very Good 
A highly collectible copy of this first edition, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no underlinings not price clipped or an ex-lib. 236pp. Illustrate d with Photo Plates & Maps. Pictorial Dust Jacket. 
Price: 4500.00 JPY
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2 Bary, Theodore WM. De SOURCES OF JAPANESE TRADITION VOLUME II
Columbia University Press Paperback Very Good 

Price: 1500.00 JPY
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3 Bownas, Geoffrey ASIAN PHOENIX
British Broadcasting Corpora 1972 0563106301 / 9780563106302 Paperback Very Good 
A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib. 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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KEMPEI TAI, Deacon, Richard
4 Deacon, Richard KEMPEI TAI
Berkley 1985 0425074587 / 9780425074589 Paperback Good 
Story about the Japanese Secret Service. 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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POSTWAR HISTORY EDUCATION IN JAPAN AND THE GERMANYS: GUILTY LESSONS, Dierkes, Julian
5 Dierkes, Julian POSTWAR HISTORY EDUCATION IN JAPAN AND THE GERMANYS: GUILTY LESSONS
Routledge 2010 0415553458 / 9780415553452 Hardcover Very Good 
How did East and West Germany and Japan reconstitute national identity afte r World War II? Did all three experience parallel reactions to national tra uma and reconstruction? History education shaped how these nations reconceived their national ident ities. Because the content of history education was controlled by different actors, history education materials framed national identity in very diffe rent ways. In Japan, where the curriculum was controlled by bureaucrats ben t on maintaining their purported neutrality, materials focused on the empir ical building blocks of history (who? where? what?) at the expense of discu ssions of historical responsibility. In East Germany, where party cadres co ntrolled the curriculum, students were taught that World War II was a capit alist aberration. In (West) Germany, where teachers controlled the curricul um, students were taught the lessons of shame and then regeneration after h istorians turned away from grand national narratives. This book shows that constructions of national identity are not easily malleable on the basis of moral and political concerns only, but that they are subject to institutional constraints and opportunities. In an age when post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation has become a major focus of international policies, the analysis offers important implications for the parallel revision of portrayals of national history and the institutional reconstruction of policy-making regimes. 
Price: 2000.00 JPY
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FIVE GENTLEMEN OF JAPAN, Gibney, Frank
6 Gibney, Frank FIVE GENTLEMEN OF JAPAN
TUTTLE 1973 0804811083 / 9780804811088 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. "A newspaperman, an ex-Navy vice-admiral, a steel worker, a farmer, and the 124th Emperor of Japan himself -- these are the fascinating heroes of Gibney's brilliant book about modern Japan." This was originally published in 1953. 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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FOLK RELIGION IN JAPAN: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE (HASKELL LECTURES ON HISTORY OF RELIGIONS), Hori, Ichiro
7 Hori, Ichiro FOLK RELIGION IN JAPAN: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE (HASKELL LECTURES ON HISTORY OF RELIGIONS)
University Of Chicago Press 1969 0226353338 / 9780226353333 Hardcover Very Good 
Ichiro Hori's is the first book in Western literature to portray how Shinto , Buddhist, Confucian, and Taoist elements, as well as all manner of archai c magical beliefs and practices, are fused on the folk level. (HARDCOVER EDITION NO DJ) Folk religion, transmitted by the common people from generation to generation, has greatly conditioned the political, economic, and cultural development of Japan and continues to satisfy the emotional and religious needs of the people. Hori examines the organic relationship between the Japanese social structure-the family kinship system, village and community organizations-and folk religion. A glossary with Japanese characters is included in the index. 
Price: 2000.00 JPY
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KOKORO: THE SOUL OF JAPAN, Ishikawa, Takashi
8 Ishikawa, Takashi KOKORO: THE SOUL OF JAPAN
East Publications 1986 4915645029 / 9784915645020 Hardcover Very Good/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. 
Price: 1000.00 JPY
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9 Keene, Donald JAPANESE LITERATURE; AN INTRODUCTION FOR WESTERN READERS
Grove Press 1955 Paperback Good 

Price: 3000.00 JPY
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10 Meyer, Milton Walter JAPAN: A CONCISE HISTORY
Littlefield, Adams 1976 0822603187 / 9780822603184 Paperback Good 
Offers reader an authoritative overview of 2,000 years of Japanese history. 
Price: 250.00 JPY
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SAMURAI WILLIAM, Milton, Giles
11 Milton, Giles SAMURAI WILLIAM
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 2002 0340794674 / 9780340794678 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
The adventures of the Englishman who opened the East. This book illuminates a Jacobean world whose horizons were rapidly expanding and a Japan that wa s still unknown to the rest of the world. In the winter of 1611, a letter w as received by the merchants of the East India Company. The fact that it ca me from Japan, a forbidden and unknown land, was a cause of wonder, but eve n more remarkable was that the writer was an Englishman by the name of Will iam Adams. Adams had sailed to the East in 1598, but most of his company ha d died by the time their ship was washed up unexpectedly in Japan. He fell in love with the barbaric splendour of the country and decided to settle. H e forged a close friendship with the ruthless Shogun leyasu, took a Japanes e wife and sired a new, mixed-blood family. However, his homesick letter to London inspired the merchants to plan an expedition to the Far East, wishi ng to trade with the Japanese through Adams' good offices. 
Price: 700.00 JPY
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BUSHIDO (KODANSHA BILINGUAL BOOKS) (ENGLISH AND JAPANESE EDITION), Nitobe, Inazo
12 Nitobe, Inazo BUSHIDO (KODANSHA BILINGUAL BOOKS) (ENGLISH AND JAPANESE EDITION)
Kodansha International Ltd 1999 4770024029 / 9784770024022 Paperback As New 
An exposition of the spirit of the samurai and the soul of the Japanese, wr itten by Japanese internationalist, Nitobe Inazo. 
Price: 1700.00 JPY
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13 Smith, Richard Gordon ANCIENT TALES AND FOLKLORE OF JAPAN
Senate Books 1995 1859580793 / 9781859580790 Paperback Good 

Price: 600.00 JPY
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14 Tolman., Norman Tolman and Mary S. ARAMUSHA OUCHI MAKOTO: THE ARTIST WARRIOR
Sobunsha 1982 1st Edition Hardcover F/NF 
a wonderful tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper,Tokyo 198 2]. , Sobunsha. Black cloth, tall 22.3 x 29.5 cm., dj., 107p., chronology, full text in both Japanese & English, Editors: Norman Tolman and Mary S. T olman. This edition is limited to only 1000 signed and (seal/hanko, tradit ional japanese signature) 
Price: 15000.00 JPY
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