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TOKYO VICE

By: Adelstein, Jake

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Constable: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000048784

ISBN: 1849014647

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. From the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police press club: a unique, firsthand, revelatory look at Japanese culture from the underbelly up. At nineteen, Jake Adelstein went to Japan in search of peace and tranquility. What he got was a life of crime ...crime reporting, that is, at the prestigious Yomiuri Shinbun. For twelve years of eighty-hour workweeks, he covered the seedy side of Japan, where ... View more info

RAILWAY OPERATORS IN JAPAN

By: Aoki, Makoto

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: EJRCF:

Seller ID: RWARE0000042287

ISBN: 4330089092

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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KEY WORDS IN THE NEWS (KODANSHA BILINGUAL BOOKS)

By: Broadcasting, NHKInternational Planning &

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Kodansha International Ltd: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000015575

ISBN: 4770023421

Condition: Fine


A selection of 48 words and phrases related to issues of ongoing newsworthi ness are discussed in both a Japanese and world context. The book is divide d into chapters covering society, economics, politics, world affairs, scien ce and technology. View more info

WHO'S WHO OF JAPAN (JAPAN TRAVEL BUREAU) (NO. 9)

By: Bureau, Japan Travel

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Books Nippan: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000023763

ISBN: 4533007988

Condition: Very Good+


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT a former ex-lib book: Language Notes Text: English, Japanese. View more info

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KICKBOXING GEISHAS: HOW MODERN JAPANESE WOMEN ARE CHANGING THEIR NATION

By: Chambers, Veronica

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000047612

ISBN: 0743271564

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Forget the stereotypes. Today's Japanese women are shattering them -- break ing the bonds of tradition and dramatically transforming their culture. Sho pping-crazed schoolgirls in Hello Kitty costumes and the Harajuku girls Gwe n Stefani helped make so popular have grabbed the media's attention. But as critically acclaimed author Veronica Chambers has discovered through years of returning to Japan and interviewing Japanese women, the more interestin g story is that of the legions of everyday women -- from the office suites to radio and TV studios to the worlds of art and fashion and on to the ... View more info

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JAPAN AND THE PACIFIC RIM (4TH ED)(GLOBAL STUDIES)

By: Collinwood, Dean W.

Price: ¥580.00

Publisher: Brown & Benchmark: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000006236

ISBN: 0697374238

Condition: Very Good


This edition includes country reports, current statistics, and background e ssays on the Pacific Rim, the Pacific Islands, and Japan. It also features a wide selection of carefully selected articles from newspapers and magazin es from around the world and an annotated list of World Wide Web sites guid es students to additional resources. View more info

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JOHOGEN: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO PRINTED, ELECTRONIC AND CYBER SOURCES OF JAP ANESE INFORMATION ON SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & COMMERCE

By: Consigny, Thierry

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: EU-Japan Centre for Industri: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000020207

ISBN: 4931240038

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib. View more info

GENESIS IN JAPAN: THE BIBLE BEYOND CHRISTIANITY

By: Dabbs, Thomas

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Texas Review Press: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000036740

ISBN: 193389699X

Condition: Very Good


Genesis in Japan rises from a journal of reflections that were collected by the author while teaching the Bible to Japanese university students in Tok yo. It relates the diverse responses to the Bible that rebound, subtly but forcefully, back to the teacher from these students--extraordinary response s, in that they are simple, pure, ordinary, and entirely disorienting. Teaching and learning the Bible in Japan has led the author to another view of the Bible, one that stands in stark contrast with the Bible in the Bible-heavy culture that was the author's beginning at a small crossroads in cen... View more info

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LIVING THE JAPANESE ARTS AND WAYS: 45 PATHS TO MEDITATION AND BEAUTY

By: Davey, H. E.

Price: ¥850.00

Publisher: Stone Bridge Press: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000048478

ISBN: 188065671X

Condition: Very Good


Ikebana and tea, karate and calligraphy-what do these traditional Japanese arts have in common? All represent different forms of training and practice , but all stem from shared principles of spiritual practice, moving meditat ion, and beauty. With practical examples and easy-to-follow exercises, this book concisely introduces 45 living concepts of the Way, from "wabi" and t he "immovable mind" to "respect" and "duty," explaining their traditional J apanese roots and also how to incorporate them into our daily lives for gre ater serenity, concentration, and crea... View more info

LEARNING TO BOW: INSIDE THE HEART OF JAPAN

By: Feiler, Bruce

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000016231

ISBN: 0395647266

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Feiler offers a humorous take on the year he spent teaching in Japan, and on Japanese culture in general. View more info

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THE SPLENDOR OF LONGING IN THE TALE OF THE GENJI

By: Field, Norma

Price: ¥6,000.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000024624

ISBN: 0691066914

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Minimum wear, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library book: "In highly informed yet sympathetic and persuasive terms, Norma Field delineates the characters of a number of the most important women who figure in the Tale of Genji in order to show the way in which their lives mirror and ultimately explicate the vast structure of this most wonderful of Japanese novels. This is Genji as read and loved by a person of a truly contemporary sensibility." -J. Thomas Rimer, University of Maryland. Foremost among Japanese literary classics and one of the world's earliest novels, the Tale of Genj... View more info

BLINDSIDE: WHY JAPAN IS STILL ON TRACK TO OVERTAKE THE U.S. BY THE YEAR 200 0

By: Fingleton, Eamonn

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Kodansha:

Seller ID: RWARE0000033509

ISBN: 4770021461

Condition: Very Good


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3/11: THE FALLOUT: A JOURNEY INTO THE UNTHINKABLE

By: Fox, Patrick

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Winston Saint Press: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000033848

ISBN: 499063201X

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. On March 11th 2011, Japan was hit by a triple disaster that changed the nation forever. Patrick Fox, a literature teacher working in an international school in west Tokyo, kept a blog from 3/11 2011 to 3/11 2012, recording the extraordinary social upheaval that began that year, and linking it to other global events such as the London riots and the emergence of the Occupy Movement. He used theories of literary criticism to try to make sense of what was... View more info

ON TRACK WITH THE JAPANESE: A CASE-BY-CASE APPROACH TO BUILDING SUCCESSFUL RELATIONSHIPS

By: Gercik, Patricia

Price: ¥2,800.00

Publisher: Kodansha Amer Inc: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007558

ISBN: 4770016026

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible first edition, tight clean copy, protected in a new br odart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. Gercik (managing director, M.I.T. Japan Program) employs 23 case studies to illustrate her model that organizes the Japanese approach to building rela tionships into four basic stages: Know Me, Trust Me, Believe Me, and Marry Me. A "Miss Manners" guide for the business person, this primer of proper behav ior for Americans living or doing business in Japan may be the most specifi cally useful such book to date. D... View more info

THE PACIFIC CENTURY AMERICA AND ASIA IN A CHANGING WORLD

By: Gibney, Frank

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Kodansha: 1994

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000006191

ISBN: 4770018622

Condition: Fine


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CARTELS OF THE MIND: JAPAN'S INTELLECTUAL CLOSED SHOP

By: Hall, Ivan P.

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000046309

ISBN: 0393045374

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. An inside look at Japan's use of professional barriers, both institutional and psychological, against the entire outside world. As Washington and Toky o sort out their new power relationship and roles in post-Cold War Asia, Ja pan continues to block the access of foreign professionals, both Westerners and Asians alike. These cartels of the mind--market barriers--serve neithe r the professed goals of Japan nor those of the United States. Despite repe a... View more info

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CLEAN CAR WARS: HOW HONDA AND TOYOTA ARE WINNING THE BATTLE OF THE ECO-FRIE NDLY AUTOS

By: Hasegawa, Yozo

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Wiley: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000023972

ISBN: 0470823291

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A crisp clean hardcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book: As American automakers lose market share, Honda and Toyota are soaring on the backs of their high-quality low-emissions vehicles. The increasing trend toward clean car technology means those companies that can build the best low-emission car will have the best chance of long-term success and survival. Clean Car Wars presents a revealing look at the Japanese auto industry and how its two biggest automakers are battling each other, and the world, for supremacy of this vital emerging market. View more info

RETHINKING IDENTITY IN MODERN JAPAN: NATIONALISM AS AESTHETICS (ROUTLEDGE/A SIAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA

By: Iida, Yumiko

Price: ¥6,000.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000042161

ISBN: 0415235219

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 volume is a major reconsideration of Japanese late modernity and natio nal hegemony which examines the creative and academic works of a number of influential Japanese thinkers. The author situates the process of Japanese knowledge production in the interface between the immediate historical and the wider socio-economic and politico-cultural contexts accompanying the Ja panese post-war experience of modernity. This book will be of great value to a... View more info

PAUL RUSH: THE STORY OF KEEP: AND WHAT A MAN WITH VISION CAN DO

By: Ijiri, Toshiyuki

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Forward Movement Publication: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000010239

Condition: VG+/VG+


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SATOYAMA

By: Imamori, Mitsuhiko

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: Kg-Spares: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000021765

ISBN: 4104085030

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A crisp clean hardcover, no markings throughout. View more info