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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
In the years after 1868, when Japan's long period of self-imposed isolation ended, in nursing, as in every other aspect of life, the Japanese looked to the west. This book tells the story of 'Florence Nightingale-ism' in Japan, showing how Japanese nursing developed from 1868 to the present. It discusses how Japanese nursing adopted western models,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 112.99
Provides a significant examination of the Bioethics from Japan by considering Japanese views from various aspects, such as life and death, dignity, family and care. The authors believe that in establishing their own approach to Bioethics each country will increase the practicality of this discipline. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This book theorizes the role of media and ICT in today?s media-rich global environment and introduces a new argument of audience complexity in an accessible and lively fashion. Based on an ethnography of Japanese engagement with media and ICT in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Takahashi offers a non-Western case study of some of the world?s most advanced... more...
- Springer London 2010; US$ 219.00
The comparison of MR images and cadaver microangiograms of the basal perforating arteries is crucial for understanding the courses and supply areas of these vessels and in turn, for diagnosing pathologies in this region. Divided into three sections- normal anatomy of brain vessels; neurovascular imaging in pathology; and anatomy and imaging of spinal... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 135.00
This volume offers the first comprehensive description of English imperatives made from a Cognitive Linguistic perspective. It proposes a new way of explaining the meaning and function of the imperative independently of illocutionary act classifications, which allows for quantifying the strength of imperative force in terms of parameters and numerical... more...
- Interweave Press, LLC 2013; US$ 17.95
Get fresh inspiration with 19 quick and colorful projects! In Patchwork, Please! , Stitch magazine contributor Ayumi Takahashi has created playful and practical patchwork projects for the home and the people who live in it. Sewing should be fun, and Ayumi Takahashi's patchwork projects embody that happy, playful approach. Known for both her distinctive... more...
- Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 25.00
For many Japanese women, the English language has never been just another school subject. For them, English is the tool of identity transformation and the means of obtaining what they passionately desire ? mobility, the West and its masculinity. Language Learning, Gender and Desire explores Japanese women's passion for learning English and how they... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 149.00
This book presents a new formulation of the boundary element method for two-dimensional and axisymmetric contact problems. The solution procedure includes the effects of non-frictional as well as frictional contact between elastic bodies. Following a literature survey of various experimental and analytical approaches for solving elastic contact problems,... more...