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- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 9.99
For several years Walt Sheldon has been helping visitors and foreign residents to understand and appreciate things Japanese through the medium of his popular weekly radio program "Enjoy Japan" over the U.S. Forces' Far East Network. Now, in his latest book, Mr. Sheldon presents his own "personal and highly unofficial guide" to Japan, its people,... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 9.95
Here is a different book about the Japanese. A far cry from the purple prose of the starry?eyed Western visitor or the sterile style of the government gazette, The Japanese Are Like That is a down·to·earth scrutiny of the so· called "inscrutable" Japanese. Armed with a cool head, the gift of clear expression, and an objectivity born of years of foreign... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 36.99
A perennial best-seller, Sources of Japanese Tradition has long been a staple in classrooms and libraries, a handy and comprehensive reference for scholars and students, and an engaging introduction for general readers. Now in its long-awaited second edition, this classic volume remains unrivaled for its wide selection of source readings on history,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 158.00
This book is the first attempt to examine Japan?s relations with Russia from the perspective of national identity; providing a new interpretation of Japan?s perceptions of Russia and foreign policy. Alexander Bukh focuses on the construction of the Japanese self using Russia as the other, examining the history of bilateral relations and comparisons... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95
In 1878, a decade after Japan was launched into the world of modern nations by the Meiji restoration of 1868, Isabella Lucy Bird set off alone to explore the interior. Ninety years ago Japan was still a mysterious country to Westerners. Miss Bird must have presented a fearsome sight to Japanese villagers when she came into view clad in American mountain... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Lafcadio Hearn's books continue to charm and captivate readers, as the exotic subjects about which he wrote charmed and captivated him. Gleanings In Buddha-Fields presents more Hearn magic as he enters into the spirit of Buddhism as though he were born into it. "I an individual," he writes, "an individual soul! Nay, I am a populationa population... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 39.95
This book features Japanese inns, or ryokan , both old and new-from inns with a history dating back a thousand years to modern inns with the latest facilities that nonetheless capture the spirit of old Japan. Each of the properties has been handpicked by the authors for their strong design aesthetic, commitment to service and purity of their spring... more...