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- Tuttle Publishing 1972; US$ 12.95
Prowling among these Shades of the Past one finds riffraff and gentlemen , pirates and warriors, saints and sinners, smugglers and legiti - mate businessmen: all those, in fact, who made up the foreign communities of Japan in the early days. Harold S. Williams tells about them with the same inimitable humor , irony, drama and whimsy that made... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 54.99
Whether it's the Vatican addressing its role in the Second World War or the United States atoning for its treatment of native Hawai'ian islanders, apologizing for history has become a standard feature of the international political scene. As Alexis Dudden makes clear, interrogating this process is crucial to understanding the value of the political... more...
- Encounter Books 2013; US$ 17.99
The Road to Fatima Gate is a first-person narrative account of revolution, terrorism, and war during history?s violent return to Lebanon after fifteen years of quiet. Michael J. Totten?s version of events in one of the most volatile countries in the world?s most volatile region is one part war correspondence, one part memoir, and one part road movie.... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
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 before has the full life of this controversial figure been revealed with such clarity and vividness.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 185.00
The Nihongi is the standard native history of Ancient Japan. This volume, originally published in 1896 and now of classic status makes accessible to European scholars the extensive store of material for the study of mythology, folk-lore, early civilization and manners and customs which it contains. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 85.00
The fact that the Portuguese opened up the Far East to European maritime enterprise is well known, but the prosperity to which their trade attained in that region is less so, as historians have tended to dwell on the English or Dutch activities. The period of Luso-Japanese trade is therefore of interest in more ways than one, and in particular the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 122.00
This volume draws together material from The Japan Chronicle , The Japan Gazette and the China Treaty Port foreign papers, all of which are of great historical value. The Japan and China Treaty Port foreign papers frequently contain important articles translated from the vernacular press. These original articles were often written by leading politicians... more...