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THE ESSENCE OF JAPANESE CUISINE: AN ESSAY ON FOOD AND CULTURE

By: Ashkenazi, Michael

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania P.: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000044743

ISBN: 0812235665

Condition: 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. "It was a most exquisite repast, a veritable feast of the senses." Such is the fond memory of Michael Ashkenazi and Jeanne Jacob of a late summer meal in Japan which in every taste, texture, and aesthetic detail signaled the turning of the season. Vividly describing this and countless other fine mea ls, The Essence of Ja... View more info

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

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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

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SPIRIT AND SYMBOL: THE JAPANESE NEW YEAR

By: Brandon, Reiko Mochinaga

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000044845

ISBN: 0824816277

Condition: Good


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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

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A JAPANESE MIRROR: HEROES AND VILLIANS OF JAPANESE CULTURE

By: Buruma, Ian

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000044864

ISBN: 0140074988

Condition: Good


A fascinating study of the way the Japanese portray themselves in their pop ular culture. View more info

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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

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JAPAN, A VIEW FROM THE BATH

By: Clark, Scott

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000044888

ISBN: 0824816579

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. A study of the significance of bathing in Japanese mythology and the historical development of communal bathing. View more info

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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JAPAN IN TRADITIONAL AND POSTMODERN PERSPECTIVES

By: Heine, Steven (Editor)

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: SUNY Press: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000044994

ISBN: 0791424707

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. This book displays the uniqueness and creativity of Japan in terms of the i nterplay between traditional and postmodern perspectives. It deals with the traditional elements in Japanese culture in the light of or in contrast to postmodernism. In this book, each of the chapters offers an analysis of the origins and de velopment o... 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

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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

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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

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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 FANTASTIC IN MODERN JAPANESE LITERATURE: THE SUBVERSION OF MODERNITY

By: Napier, Susan

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000044294

ISBN: 0415124581

Condition: Very Good


An exploration of the dark side to Japanese literature and Japanese society . A wide range of fantasists form the basis for a ground breaking analysis of the fantastic. View more info

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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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VOLUNTARY DEATH IN JAPAN

By: Pinguet, Maurice

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Polity: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000044847

ISBN: 0745608701

Condition: Good/Good


For most Western observers, the Japanese practice of voluntary death, wheth er the self-inflicted sword-stroke of a warrior or the simultaneous suicide of lovers, is shocking and difficult to understand. The practice of volunt ary death is deeply alien to Western Culture and to the Christian view that God alone is entrusted with power over life and death. In Japan, however,a tradition of voluntary death has existed for more than a millenium. The suicides of samurai warri... View more info

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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

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THE JAPANESE

By: Seward, Jack

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000041719

ISBN: 0844283932

Condition: Very Good


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