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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 Japanese Cuisine seats the reader at a table rich in cul inary tradition. From menu arrangement to cooking techniques, course ... 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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A JAPANESE MIRROR: HEROES AND VILLAINS OF JAPANESE CULTURE

By: Buruma, Ian

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000047060

ISBN: 184354962X

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 this scintillating book, Ian Buruma peels away the myths that surround J apanese culture. With piercing analysis of cinema, theatre, television, art and legend, he shows the Japanese both 'as they imagine themselves to be, and as they would like themselves to be.' A Japanese Mirror examines samurai and gangsters, transvestites and goddesses to paint an eloquent picture of life in Japan. This is a country long shrouded in enigma and in his compellin... 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

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JAPAN POP: INSIDE THE WORLD OF JAPANESE POPULAR CULTURE

By: Craig, Tim

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000046853

ISBN: 0765605619

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 fascinating illustrated look at various forms of Japanese popular culture: pop song, jazz, enka (a popular ballad genre of music), karaoke, comics, animated cartoons, video games, television dramas, films and "idols" -- teenage singers and actors. As pop culture not only entertains but is also a reflection of society, the book is also about Japan itself -- its similarities and differences with the rest of the world, and how Japan is changing... View more info

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JAPANESE MIND: UNDERSTANDING CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE CULTURE

By: Davies, Roger J.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000046830

ISBN: 0804832951

Condition: Very Good


In The Japanese Mind, Roger Davies offers Westerners an invaluable key to t he unique aspects of Japanese culture. Readers of this book will gain a clear understanding of what makes the Japa nese, and their society, tick. Among the topics explored: aimai (ambiguity) , amae (dependence upon others' benevolence), amakudari (the nation's desce nt from heaven), chinmoku (silence in communication), gambari (perseverance ), giri (social obligation), haragei (literally, "belly art"; implicit, uns poken communication), kenkyo (the appearance of modesty), sempai-kohai (sen iority), wabi-sabi (... View more info

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TITLE: THE ANATOMY OF DEPENDENCE

By: DOI, Takeo

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Kodansha: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000046491

ISBN: 0870112996

Condition: Very 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

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THE MOE MANIFESTO: AN INSIDER'S LOOK AT THE WORLDS OF MANGA, ANIME, AND GAM ING

By: Galbraith, Patrick W.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000046248

ISBN: 4805312823

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. Moe is a huge cultural phenomenon and one of the driving forces behind the enormous success of Japanese anime and manga-not just in Japan but now thro ughout the world. In Japan, avid fans of manga comics, anime films and video games use the te rm Moe to refer to the strong sense of emotional attachment they feel for t heir favorite characters. These fans have a powerful desire to protect and nurture the youthful, beautiful and innocent characters th... View more info

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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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70 JAPANESE GESTURES LEVEL 4

By: Hamiru-aqui

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: IBC Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000047312

ISBN: 4896842820

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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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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MULTIETHNIC JAPAN

By: Lie, John

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000046808

ISBN: 0674002997

Condition: Good/Good


Multiethnic Japan challenges the received view of Japanese society as ethni cally homogeneous. Employing a wide array of arguments and evidence--histor ical and comparative, interviews and observations, high literature and popu lar culture--John Lie recasts modern Japan as a thoroughly multiethnic soci ety. Lie casts light on a wide range of minority groups in modern Japanese socie ty, including the Ainu, Burakumin (descendants of premodern outcasts), Chin ese, Koreans, and Okinawans. In so doing, he depicts the trajectory of mode rn Japanese identity. Surprisingly, Lie argues that the belie... View more info

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JAPAN IT'S NOT ALL RAW FISH

By: Maloney, Don

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: The Japan Times, Ltd: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000047013

ISBN: 4789000281

Condition: Very Good


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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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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 warriors, of kamikaze fighter pilots, of artists and lovers are part of a tradition which stretches back over man y centuries and ... 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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THE LOTUS SUTRA IN JAPANESE CULTURE

By: Tanabe, George Joji

Price: ¥12,000.00

Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000044992

ISBN: 0824811984

Condition: Good/Good


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