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ISHIBUMI = ISHIBUMI : A MEMORIAL TO THE ATOMIC ANNIHILATION OF 321 STUDENTS OF HIROSHIMA MIDDLE SCHOOL

By: Author, No

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Poplar Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: RWARE0000047345

ISBN: 4591152480

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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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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ASIAN AMERICA: CHINESE AND JAPANESE IN THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1850

By: Daniels, Roger

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: University of Washington Pre: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000046920

ISBN: 0295966696

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. In this important and masterful synthesis of the Chinese and Japanese exper ience in America, historian Roger Daniels provides a new perspective on the significance of Asian immigration to the United States. Examining the peri od from the mid-nineteenth century to the early 1980s, Daniels presents a b asic history comprising the political and socioeconomic background of Chine se and Japanese immigration and acculturation. He draws distinctions and po ... View more info

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HANDBOOK TO LIFE IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN JAPAN

By: Deal, William E.

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000048706

ISBN: 0195331265

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. Handbook to Life in Medieval and Early Modern Japan spans the beginning of the Kamakura period in 1185 through the end of the Edo (Tokugawa) period in 1868. The medieval and early modern eras in Japan were largely shaped by t he rise of the warrior class. After 1603, with the founding of the Tokugawa shogunate, Japanese culture changed dramatically, but as cities grew and m erchants thrived, the warrior class became less dominant. By the end of the Ed... 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 ben t on maintaining their purported neutrality, materials focused on the empir ical building blocks of history (who? where?... View more info

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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JAPAN AND THE SHACKLES OF THE PAST (WHAT EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW)

By: Murphy, R. Taggart

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000047503

ISBN: 0199845980

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 Japan is one of the world's wealthiest and most technologically advanced na tions, and its rapid ascent to global power status after 1853 remains one o f the most remarkable stories in modern world history. Yet it has not been an easy path; military catastrophe, political atrophy, and economic upheava ls have made regular appearances from the feudal era to the present. Today, Japan is seen as a has-been with a sluggish economy, an aging population, dys... View more info

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THE BOOK OF FIVE RINGS

By: Musashi, Miyamoto

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000048244

ISBN: 0877738688

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. An Unabridged Edition To Include: The Earth Scroll - The Water Scroll - The Fire Scroll - The Wind Scroll - The Scroll Of Emptiness - Preface and Notes. View more info

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EDO, THE CITY THAT BECAME TOKYO: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY

By: Naito, Akira

Price: ¥30,000.00

Publisher: Kodansha USA: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000048698

ISBN: 4770027575

Condition: Very Good/Good


From 1603 to 1868, the city of Edo was the seat of power of the Tokugawa sh ogunate and the political center of Japan. In 1868 the city was renamed Tok yo and made the official capital of the nation. Both literally and figurati vely, present-day Tokyo rests upon the foundations of Edo, and much of what is now thought of as traditional Japanese culture (woodblock prints, kabuk i, sumo, haiku poets) found its final form in Edo. In this book, through ov er 200 black and white drawings and insightful text, old Edo is brought viv idly to life--its planning, its construction, and the cultural energy... View more info

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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DAUGHTERS OF THE SAMURAI: A JOURNEY FROM EAST TO WEST AND BACK

By: Nimura, Janice P.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 2016

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000048520

ISBN: 0393352781

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. "Nimura paints history in cinematic strokes and brings a forgotten story to vivid, unforgettable life." รข??Arthur Golden, author of Memoirs of a Geish a In 1871, five young girls were sent by the Japanese government to the Unite d States. Their mission: learn Western ways and return to help nurture a ne w generation of enlightened men to lead Japan. Raised in traditional samurai households during the turmoil of civil war, three of these unu... 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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BUSHIDO

By: Nitobe, Inazo

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: TUTTLE:

Seller ID: RWARE0000048409

ISBN: 4805311126

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