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- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
This is an account of life in the foreign communities and former Foreign Settlements or Concessions in Japan that flourished after Japan was opened to foreign trade in 1859. It tells of the imposters, the eccentrics, and the scandals, no less than the achievements of the scholars, the merchants, and the diplomats who contributed so much to the development... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 29.95
The Romance of the Three Kingdoms is Lo Kuan-chung's retelling of the events attending the fall of the Han Dynasty in 220 A.D., one of the most tumultuous and fascinating periods in Chinese history. It is an epic saga of brotherhood and rivalry, of loyalty and treachery, of victory and death. As important for Chinese culture as the Homeric epics... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1994; US$ 12.95
Intended for those who earnestly seek spiritual guidance, this book conveys, with clear structure and precise language, the deepest wisdom of eastern and western mysticism. Drawing from his vast experience as a practicing meditation master, and using examples from great masters of Zen and Christian mysticism, Wolfgang Kopp presents the fundamental... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1990; US$ 16.95
A Daughter of the Samurai tells the true story of a samurai's daughter, brought up in the strict traditions of feudal Japan, who was sent to America to meet her future husband. An engrossing, haunting tale that gives us insight into an almost forgotten age. Madam Sugimoto was born in Japan, not in the sunny southern part of the country which... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 12.95
The state of Japanese poetry in the twentieth century, its high quality and individuality is clearly shown in this book. The introduction gives a brief,lucid history of poetry in Japan, with the emphasis on modern poetry. The body of the book is taken up with the translation of the work of forty-nine widely acclaimed poets: free-verse poets, tanka... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
As an interpreter of Japan to the West, Lafcadio Hearn was without parallel in his time. In Kokoro, his 15 collected essays examine the inner spiritual life of Japan. Sometimes touching and always compelling, the writings here tell the stories of the people and social codes that make Japan the unique place it is. more...
How Istanbuls Cultural Complexities Have Shaped Eight Contemporary Novelists (Byalt, Glazebrook, Atasü, Safak, Tillman, Livaneli, Kristeva, and Pamuk)The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95
This text is the first to locate contemporary depictions of Istanbul within the genealogy of scholarship on Orientalist discourse, as well as current debates on globalization and transnationalism. This book investigates the diverse ways novels of the last three decades produce Istanbul as a Byzantine, Ottoman, Oriental, Islamic, or as a Republican... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2005; US$ 16.95
In The Gateless Gate , one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching stories. This translation was compiled with the Western reader in mind, and includes Koan Yamada's clear and penetrating comments on each case. Yamada played a seminal role in... more...