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  • Bridging and Relevanceby Tomoko Matsui

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00

    While it has long been taken for granted that context or background information plays a crucial role in reference assignment, there have been very few serious attempts to investigate exactly how they are used. This study provides an answer to the question through an extensive analysis of cases of bridging. The book demonstrates that when encountering... more...

  • Geography of Religion in Japanby Keisuke Matsui

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book discusses modern aspects of Japanese religion in terms of cultural geography. To understand the function of religion, it is essential to examine it in the context of local societies. One of the distinguishing characteristics of Japanese religion is its diversity; indeed, it is often remarked that ?Japan is a museum of religions.? In this... more...

  • Manufacturing and Service Enterprise with Risks IIby Masayuki Matsui

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book presents recent work in the physics and economics of management through the developmental theory and practice of management science/operations research (MS/OR) that goes beyond the author?s earlier book on the same subject. (Volume 125 in Springer?s MS/OR series) This current work makes a useful contribution to the next-generation discrete... more...

  • Place and Dialecticby John W.M. Krummel; Shigenori Nagatomo

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 73.99

    Place and Dialectic presents two essays by Nishida Kitaro, translated into English for the first time by John W.M. Krummel and Shigenori Nagatomo. Nishida is widely regarded as one of the father figures of modern Japanese philosophy and as the founder of the first distinctly Japanese school of philosophy, the Kyoto school, known for its synthesis of... more...

  • Manufacturing and Service Enterprise with Risksby Masayuki Matsui; Frederick S. Hillier

    Springer 2008; US$ 139.00

    Presents a stochastic management approach for manufacturing and service enterprises with risks by a game/strategic view in order to show the goal and constraints on these enterprises and to provide a strategic/collaborative solution for management with risks in heterogeneity. more...

  • Excitonic Processes in Condensed Matterby Kikuo Cho; Atsuo Matsui

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 398.00

    At Yamada Conference LIII, papers on many novel materials and on novel phenomena in condensed matter physics were presented — for instance, the achievement of simultaneous creation of excitons and free-electron-hole pairs in rare gas solids, and a low frequency fluctuation of the spectral shift of indirect excitons in GaAs coupled quantum wells.... more...

  • Solidarity Economy and Social Businessby Noriatsu Matsui; Yukio Ikemoto

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book presents theoretical examinations of why and how connecting people yields different results from those of the market mechanism alone. With an ever-greater disparity between the world?s rich and poor, actions have been taken to remove the imperfections and remedy malfunctions of the market mechanism. An underlying theme of these activities... more...

  • Modern Methods for Theoretical Physical Chemistry of Biopolymersby Evgeni Starikov; James P. Lewis; Shigenori Tanaka

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 325.00

    Modern Methods for Theoretical Physical Chemistry of Biopolymers provides an interesting selection of contributions from an international team of researchers in theoretical chemistry. This book is extremely useful for tackling the complicated scientific problems connected with biopolymers' physics and chemistry. The applications of both the classical... more...

  • Stories from a Tearoom Windowby Shigenori Chikamatsu; Kozaburo Mori; Toshiko Mori

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    The Japanese tea ceremony blends art with nature and has for centuries brought harmony to the daily life of its practitioners. Stories From a Tearoom Window is a timeless collection of tales of the ancient tea sages, compiled in the eighteenth century. Both longtime adherents and newcomers to the tea ceremony will be fascinated by these legends,... more...

  • Superplumes: Beyond Plate Tectonicsby David A. Yuen; Shigenori Maruyama; Shun-ichiro Karato; Brian F. Windley

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 129.00

    Presenting a new concept to explain catastrophic events on Earth through geologic time, such as mass extinction and drastic environmental change Interdisciplinary in approach and authorship Abundantly illustrated with full color images more...