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SUGAWARA NO MICHIZANE AND THE EARLY HEIAN COURT

By: Borgen, Robert

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000045033

ISBN: 0824815904

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. Winner of the 1990 American Historical Association's James Henry Breasted Prize. A great book for anyone interested in the Heian period of Japan. View more info

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... 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 whe... View more info

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MOLDING JAPANESE MINDS

By: Garon, Sheldon

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000044928

ISBN: 0691044880

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. How has the Japanese government persuaded its citizens to save substantial portions of their incomes? And to care for the elderly within the family? H ow did the public come to support legalized prostitution as in the national interest? What roles have women's groups played in Japan's "economic mirac le"? What actually u... 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

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... 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 relation... 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 th... 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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EDO CULTURE: DAILY LIFE AND DIVERSIONS IN URBAN JAPAN, 1600-1868

By: Nishiyama, Kazuo

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000045067

ISBN: 0824818504

Condition: Good


Nishiyama Matsunosuke is one of the most important historians of Tokugawa ( Edo) popular culture, yet until now his work has never been translated into a Western language. Edo Culture presents a selection of Nishiyama's writin gs that serves not only to provide an excellent introduction to Tokugawa cu ltural history but also to fill many gaps in our knowledge of the daily lif e and diversions of the urban populace of the time. Many essays focus on th e most important the... View more info

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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THE JAPANESE

By: Reischauer, Edwin O.

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000043684

ISBN: 4805304359

Condition: Good


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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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PATRIOTS AND REDEEMERS IN JAPAN: MOTIVES IN THE MEIJI RESTORATION

By: Wilson, George M. M.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000044573

ISBN: 0226900924

Condition: Good


In this concise but ambitious historiographical essay, Wilson argues for an approach to the Meiji Restoration that emphasizes multiple lines of motive and action. "By bringing some very interesting critical theory to his reading, Wilson has produced a book that will shift the terms of discussion on this event."--Harry D. Harootunian. View more info

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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 a... View more info

YAMAOKA TESSHU : ZEN AND SWORDSMANSHIP FROM THE YAMAOKA TESSHU ARCHIVES

By: Zensho-An(Editor)

Price: ¥18,000.00

Publisher: Zensho-an: 2009

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000041343

ISBN: 4990451805

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info