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GUIDES TO JAPANESE CULTURE

By: Author, No

Price: ¥3,400.00

Publisher: distributor, Japan Publicati: 1977

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007555

ISBN: 0870404032

Condition: 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. View more info

KO-UTA: "LITTLE SONGS" OF THE GEISHA WORLD

By: Author, No

Price: ¥5,500.00

Publisher: C. E. Tuttle Co: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007772

ISBN: 0804812926

Condition: 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. View more info

PINK SAMURAI

By: Bornoff, Nicholas

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS UK: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000043876

ISBN: 0586205764

Condition: Very Good


To the Western mind, the Japanese attitude toward sex is at once bizarrely structured yet refreshingly frank. In a land where marriages can still be a rranged and a woman¹s place is most definitely in the home, love hotels do t the landscape and late-night television is brazenly risqué by Western sta ndards. Censorship is perverse: no pubic hair may be shown, yet violent por no-comics featuring gang-rape and mutilation are openly read on the train. Homosexuality has a ... View more info

THE SUDDEN DISAPPEARANCE OF JAPAN; JOURNEYS THROUGH A HIDDEN LAND

By: Brown, J.D.

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Capra Press: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000042072

ISBN: 0884963810

Condition: 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. Journey through a hidden land. Where is the real Japan? View more info

WOMANSWORD WHAT JAPANESE WORDS SAY ABOUT

By: Cherry, Kittredge

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Kodansha/see Oxford U.: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000040458

ISBN: 4770012942

Condition: Very Good


'....... according to idiom, does a typical Japanese husband, as useless in the kitchen as a cockroach, converse with his wife, whose place is inside the home....'-from the back cover. View more info

THE ANATOMY OF DEPENDENCE

By: Doi, Takeo

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Kodansha Amer Inc: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000042648

ISBN: 0870114948

Condition: Good


This work offers insights, not only into the character of Japan but into th e nuances of dependancy relationships. It is an analysis of amae, the indul ging, passive love which supports an individual within a group, and a key c oncept in Japanese psychology. View more info

FROM BONSAI TO LEVI'S

By: Fields, George

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Futura Publications: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000042156

ISBN: 0708827306

Condition: Good


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TRANSCENDING STEREOTYPES: DISCOVERING JAPANESE CULTURE AND EDUCATION

By: Finkelstein, Barbara

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Intercultural Press: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000012343

ISBN: 0933662939

Condition: Near Fine


"A publication of the International Center for the Study of Education Polic y and Human Values." Includes bibliographical references. View more info

A JAPANESE NEW RELIGION: RISSHO KOSEI-KAI IN A MOUNTAIN HAMLET (MICHIGAN MO NOGRAPH SERIES IN JAPANESE STUDIES)

By: Guthrie, Stewart

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Univ of Michigan Center for: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000027979

ISBN: 0939512335

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A former library book. Japanese New Religion, A: Rissho Kosei-Kai In A Mountain Hamlet, by Guthrie, Stewart. View more info

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IN JAPAN

By: Hinder, Phillip

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000026054

ISBN: 4805305398

Condition: 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. View more info

DISCOVER JAPAN: WORDS, CUSTOMS AND CONCEPTS VOL. 2

By: Institute, Japan Culture

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Kodansha Amer Inc: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000041731

ISBN: 0870118366

Condition: Very Good


Assembles Westerners' descriptions of specific, modern and traditional feat ures of contemporary Japanese society and culture. View more info

EIGO DE HANASU "NIHON" Q & A = TALKING ABOUT JAPAN Q & A.

By: Kaisha., KoÃ?"dansha IntaÃ?"nashonaru Kabushiki

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: ToÃ?"kyoÃ?" : KoÃ?"dansha In:

Seller ID: RWARE0000043031

ISBN: 4770027044

Condition: 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. View more info

NIPPON, JAPAN THE LAND & IT'S PEOPLE

By: N/A

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Japan Informational Technica: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000043086

ISBN: 4311700393

Condition: Fine


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THE JAPANESE: A CULTURAL PORTRAIT

By: Ozaki, Robert S.

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000040686

ISBN: 0804811830

Condition: Very Good


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CUSTOMS OF JAPAN: A PHOTOGRAPHIC OVERVIEW

By: PUBLISHING, IBC

Price: ¥2,250.00

Publisher: IBC PUBLISHING JAPAN: 2016

Seller ID: RWARE0000043397

ISBN: 4794604181

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Chapter 1 Annual Events 1. New Year / 2. Setsubun: The End of Winter / 3. Ohanami: Blossom Viewing / 4. Seasonal Festivals / 5. Ohigan: Equinoctial Weeks / 6. Doyo: The Hotte st Part of Summer / 7. Obon / 8. Otsukimi: Moon Viewing / 9. Omatsuri: Feti vals / 10. Omisoka: New Year's Eve Chapter 2 Life Events 1. Birth / 2. Shichi-go-san: Childhood Milestones / 3... View more info

THE JAPANESE

By: Seward, Jack

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000041719

ISBN: 0844283932

Condition: Very Good


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PINK BOX: INSIDE JAPAN'S SEX CLUBS

By: Sinclair, Joan

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000043830

ISBN: 0810992590

Condition: 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. In Pink Box, photographer Joan Sinclair takes us on a journey inside the se cret world of fuzoku (commercial sex) in Japan, a world where kawaii (cute) collides with consumerism and sex. Unrivaled in their creativity and the sheer number of choices, the clubs featured in this book offer their clientele every fantasy imaginable.... View more info

JAM: TOKYO-LONDON

By: Wood, Catherine (Adapter)

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Booth-Clibborn: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000043165

ISBN: 1861542119

Condition: Very Good


A vibrant examination of the interchange of fashion, graphics, photography, music and digital media ideas between the cities, shown at the Barbican Ar t Gallery, London. This book distills the reciprocal energies of two very d ifferent scenes. View more info