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BAD YOUTH: JUVENILE DELINQUENCY AND THE POLITICS OF EVERYDAY LIFE IN MODERN JAPAN

By: Ambaras, David R.

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: University of California Pre: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000046463

ISBN: 0520245792

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. The first in-depth study of the political, social, and cultural history of juvenile delinquency in modern Japan, Bad Youth treats the policing of urban youth as a crucial site for the development of new state structures and new forms of social power. Focusing on the years of rapid industrialization and imperialist expansion (1895 to 1945), David R. Ambaras challenges widely held conceptions of a Japan that did not, until recently, experience delinquen... View more info

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HIROHITO AND THE MAKING OF MODERN JAPAN

By: Bix, Herbert P.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: HarperCollins e-books: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000045471

ISBN: 0060931302

Condition: Very Good


Winner of the Pulitzer Prize In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader whose sixty-three-year reign ushered Japan into the modern world. Never bef ore has the full life of this controversial figure been revealed with such clarity and vividness. Bix shows what it was like to be trained from birth for a lone position at the apex of the nation's political hierarchy and as a revered symbol of divine status. Influenced by an unusual combination of the Japanese imperial tradition and a modern... View more info

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JAPAN TODAY

By: Buckley, Roger

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000046371

ISBN: 0521388856

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 survey of contemporary Japan's impressive postwar political and economic development against a background of social and cultural stability has been expanded to cover the recent premierships of Mr. Nakasone and Mr. Takeshita. View more info

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JAPAN AT WAR: AN ORAL HISTORY

By: Cook, Haruko Taya

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: New Press: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000046512

ISBN: 1565840399

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. Following the release of Clint Eastwood's epic film Letters from Iwo Jima, which was nominated for the Oscar for Best Picture, there has been a renewe d fascination and interest in the Japanese perspective on World War II. Thi s pathbreaking work of oral history is the first book ever to capture--in e ither Japanese or English--the experience of ordinary Japanese people durin g the war. In a sweeping panorama, Haruko Taya Cook and Theodore F. Cook ta... View more info

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POSTWAR HISTORY EDUCATION IN JAPAN AND THE GERMANYS: GUILTY LESSONS

By: Dierkes, Julian

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000036243

ISBN: 0415553458

Condition: 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?... View more info

JAPAN, 1850-1985 (MODERN TIMES SOURCEBOOKS)

By: Fewster, Stuart

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Longman: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000008402

ISBN: 0582225345

Condition: Very Good+


This series of modern world history aims to present stimulating new materia l beyond the range of conventional narrative textbooks. Pupils are encourag ed to examine primary and secondary sources and to develop historical skill s. Original source material included comprises written documents, photograp hs, maps and charts, which are accompanied by details placing them in conte xt. Titles reflect GCSE examination requirements and are aimed especially a t those courses where the study of a topic or period in depth is required. A selection of questions about the topic is also included. This book ... View more info

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THE MONEYLENDERS OF LATE MEDIEVAL KYOTO

By: Gay, Suzanne Marie

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000044603

ISBN: 082482461X

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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JAPAN'S MODERN MYTHS: IDEOLOGY IN THE LATE MEIJI PERIOD

By: Gluck, Carol

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000044496

ISBN: 0691008124

Condition: Good


Available for the first time in paperback, this study examines how this ide ology evolved. Carol Gluck argues that the process of formulating and commu nicating new national values was less consistent than is usually supposed. View more info

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HIROSHIMA

By: Hersey, John

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Viking Penguin: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000045573

ISBN: 0141041862

Condition: Good


On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atomic bomb ever dr opped on a city. This book tells what happened on that day, told through th e memoirs of survivors. View more info

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FOLK RELIGION IN JAPAN: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE (HASKELL LECTURES ON HISTORY OF RELIGIONS)

By: Hori, Ichiro

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000036131

ISBN: 0226353338

Condition: 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 communi... View more info

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JAPANESE HOMES AND LIFESTYLES: AN ILLUSTRATED JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY

By: Inaba, Kazuya

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Kodansha USA Inc: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000045810

ISBN: 477002391X

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. The story of a people is largely the story of where they live and how they live--that is, of their homes and lifestyles. Japanese Homes and Lifestyles : An Illustrated Journey through History presents just that story for the J apanese people--from prehistoric times to the modern day. Beginning with ca ves and moving on to pit dwellings, then to thatched and tiled houses, the story continues with capital cities, aristocratic mansions, townhouses, rur a... View more info

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KYOTO SAMURAI STORY

By: Kuwahara, Kayoko

Price: ¥2,400.00

Publisher: Rosedog Pr: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000040548

ISBN: 1434986926

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. Samurais must be perseverant and live on frugal food. Clenching to carry on with fortitude is virtuous, and they grow up being taught this way. Samura is strain for the clan and family valiantly and audaciously. Kiyomorrison Taira was once the most glorious man in the country with whom many aristocrats wanted to have a relationship, but he got lost in the dazz ling triumph. Although life is filled with relentless brutality, people do not forget it b... View more info

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STUDIES IN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF TOKUGAWA JAPAN

By: Maruyama, Masao

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1976

Seller ID: RWARE0000045061

ISBN: 0691075662

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. A comprehensive study of changing political thought during the Tokugawa period, the book traces the philosophical roots of Japanese modernization. Professor Maruyama describes the role of Sorai Confucianism and Norinaga Shintoism in breaking the stagnant confines of Chu Hsi Confucianism, the underlying political philosophy of the Tokugawa feudal state. He shows how the new schools of thought created an intellectual climate in which the ideas and pract... View more info

JAPAN: A CONCISE HISTORY

By: Meyer, Milton Walter

Price: ¥250.00

Publisher: Littlefield, Adams: 1976

Seller ID: RWARE0000019343

ISBN: 0822603187

Condition: Good


Offers reader an authoritative overview of 2,000 years of Japanese history. View more info

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TOKUGAWA JAPAN / EDITION 1

By: Nakane, Oishi

Price: ¥1,400.00

Publisher: University of Tokyo Press: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000044495

ISBN: 0860084906

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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BUSHIDO (KODANSHA BILINGUAL BOOKS) (ENGLISH AND JAPANESE EDITION)

By: Nitobe, Inazo

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: Kodansha International Ltd: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000038240

ISBN: 4770024029

Condition: As New


An exposition of the spirit of the samurai and the soul of the Japanese, wr itten by Japanese internationalist, Nitobe Inazo. View more info

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BENDING ADVERSITY: JAPAN AND THE ART OF SURVIVAL (NO DUSTJACKET)

By: Pilling, David

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000046469

ISBN: 1846145465

Condition: Very Good


FINANCIAL TIMES BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2014 'An affectionate, beautifully written and counter-intuitively optimistic ta ke on the country, which stresses Japan's ability to reinvent itself' (Gide on Rachman, Financial Times) Despite years of stagnation, Japan remains one of the world's largest econo mies and a country which exerts a remarkable cultural fascination. David Pi lling's new book is an entertaining, deeply knowledgeable and surprising an alysis of a group of islands which have shown great resilience, both in the face of financial distress and when confronted with the overwhelming disas... View more info

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THE CONCEPT OF HELL

By: Umehara, Takeshi

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Shueisha:

Seller ID: RWARE0000044861

ISBN: 4087742202

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. View more info

SHADES OF THE PAST; OR, INDISCREET TALES OF JAPAN. DECORATIONS BY JEAN WILL IAMS

By: Williams, Harold S.

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: C. E. Tuttle Co: 1959

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000044959

Condition: Good/Good


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MASTER SORAI'S RESPONSALS: AN ANNOTATED TRANSLATION OF SORAI SENSEI TOMONSH O.

By: Yamashita, Samuel Hideo

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000045101

ISBN: 082481570X

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. Master Sorai's Responsals was to eighteenth-century Japan what The Prince w as to Renaissance Italy. Like Machiavelli, Ogyu Sorai (1666-1728) was a hum anist scholar who served a prince (one of the shogun's chief lieutenants) a nd drew on his experiences as a house philosopher and on his vast knowledge of history and political affairs in his work. In 1720, when he began to wr ite the letters that comprise this text, the Tokugawa regime was more than a... View more info