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  • Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Databy Alfred Bartolucci; Karan P. Singh; Sejong Bae

    Wiley 2015; US$ 125.00

    Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data presents a detailed discussion of important statistical concepts and methods of data presentation and analysis Provides detailed discussions on statistical applications including a comprehensive package of statistical tools that are specific to the laboratory experiment process Introduces... more...

  • The Non-Western Worldby Pradyumna P. Karan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    Through a cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary approach, this introductory textbook focuses on critical issues of development, environment, and cultural conflicts facing most area of the non-Western world. Areas covered include China, Japan, Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East, and sub-Saharan Africa. more...

  • Japan in the 21st Centuryby Pradyumna P. Karan

    The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 50.00

    The ancient civilization of Japan, with its Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, is also closely associated with all that is new and modern. Looking outward, Japan sees what it has become since Hiroshima: the world's second-largest economy, a source of fury and wonder, a power without arms. Looking inward, Japan sees old ways shaken and new ones developing... more...

  • Japan in the Bluegrassby Pradyumna P. Karan

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    Fifteen years after Toyota announced it would build a manufacturing plant in the heart of the Bluegrass, Kentucky crafts are being used to help sell Camrys at car dealerships in Japan and sushi and Japanese condiments are widely stocked on grocery shelves in a number of cities across Kentucky. In early 2000, the state boasted more than 100 Japanese... more...

  • Local Environmental Movementsby Pradyumna P. Karan; Unryu Suganuma

    The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 60.00

    In light of increasing evidence demonstrating the irreparable damage humans have inflicted on the planet, some have adopted a defeatist attitude toward environmental crises. Local Environmental Movements: A Comparative Study of the United States and Japan illustrates how local groups in both Japan and the United States are refusing to surrender the... more...

  • The Japanese Cityby Pradyumna P. Karan; Kristin Stapleton

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    Japan is one of the most crowded countries on earth, with three-fourths of its population now living in cities. Tokyo is easily the most populous city on the planet. And yet, though closely packed, its citizens dwell together in relative peace. In America, inner-city violence -- often attributed in part to overcrowding -- is frequently emphasized... more...

  • Japan after 3/11by Pradyumna P. Karan; Unryu Suganuma

    The University Press of Kentucky 2016; US$ 60.00

    On March 11, 2011, an underwater earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan, triggered one of the most devastating tsunamis of a generation. The aftermath was overwhelming: communities were reduced to rubble, thousands of people were missing or dead, and relief organizations struggled to reach affected areas to provide aid for survivors and... more...

  • The Indian Ocean Tsunamiby Pradyumna P. Karan; Shanmugam P. Subbiah

    The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 40.00

    On December 26, 2004, a massive tsunami triggered by an underwater earthquake pummeled the coasts of Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and other countries along the Indian Ocean. With casualties as far away as Africa, the aftermath was overwhelming: ships could be spotted miles inland; cars floated in the ocean; legions of the unidentified dead -- an... more...

  • Japanese Landscapesby Cotton Mather; Pradyumna P. Karan; Shigeru Iijima

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    From the busy streets of Tokyo to the secluded shores of Kyushu, from the volcanoes of Hokkaido to the temples of Kyoto, the treasured landscapes of Japan are brought to life in this concise visual guide. Drawing upon years of observation, Cotton Mather, P.P. Karan, and Shigeru Iijima explore the complex interaction of culture, time, and space in... more...

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