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  • Manga's Cultural Crossroadsby Jaqueline Berndt; Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Focusing on the art and literary form of manga, this volume examines the intercultural exchanges that have shaped manga during the twentieth century and how manga?s culturalization is related to its globalization. Through contributions from leading scholars in the fields of comics and Japanese culture, it describes "manga culture" in two ways: as... more...

  • LANGUAGE IN PUBLIC SPACES IN JAPANby Nanette Gottlieb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    This book throws light on ideologies, practices and sociocultural developments currently shaping language use in Japan by departing from the more common investigation of language in private contexts and examining aspects of the language found in a range of significant public spaces, from the material (an international airport, the streets of Tokyo,... more...

  • The China Collectorsby Karl E. Meyer; Shareen Blair Brysac

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 28.99

    The untold and fascinating history of the unlikely artistic encounters between the US and China, the youngest and oldest of major powers more...

  • 10-Fold Origamiby Peter Engel

    Tuttle Publishing 2009; US$ 19.95

    10 steps or less?that's all you'll need to learn 26 brilliant origami folds with 10-Fold Origami . A completely original take on a very popular classic subject, 10-Fold Origami from renowned origami artist Peter Engel, features beautiful photos and easy-to-follow illustrations for 26 wide-ranging origami models. From the classic pinwheel and sailboat... more...

  • Origami Bonsaiby Benjamin John Coleman

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    Origami bonsai is the art of folding paper flowers and leaves which are glued to natural branches, creating exquisite botanical sculptures. Origami Bonsai teaches readers from all walks of life the skills necessary to create these intricate and stunning pieces of art. The beauty of origami bonsai is that even newcomers to paperfolding can create... more...

  • Origami Ikebanaby Benjamin John Coleman

    Tuttle Publishing 2014;

    Explore the exciting world of origami floral art! The Japanese art of flower arranging is an age-old practice that honors nature and creates beauty through harmony and balance. This brand new book, Origami Ikebana , shows you how to create unique ikebana-inspired paper flower arrangements any time of the year. Since discovering ikebana some years... more...

  • Kirigami Greeting Cards and Gift Wrapby Florence Temko

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 8.95

    This book explores the Japanese art of paper cutting through a collection of kirigami greeting cards and gift wraps from well-known craft author and expert Florence Temko. The projects in this book provide great ideas for every occasion, with Heart Variations For Your Valentine, Pop-ups, Dress-up Paper Dolls, Gift Box Borders, Woven Gift Wrap, Appliqued... more...

  • All Things Paperby Ann Martin

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95

    Ann Martin has searched the world over for unique and beautiful paper crafts to feature on her popular website?AllThingsPaper.net. In this book, she gathers completely new projects and shows how each is created, step-by-step. All of the paper products in this book are designed by respected paper craft artists, such as Benjamin John Coleman, Patricia... more...

  • Engaged with the Artsby John Tusa

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 55.00

    John Tusa has been Managing Director of London?s Barbican Centre for more than a decade. In that time he has been a notable controversialist, speaking up for the need for the arts, defending their achievements and arguing for more funding. This selection of John Tusa?s passionately argued, candid and challenging essays on the arts in Britain today... more...

  • The Body Incantatoryby Paul Copp

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 54.99

    Whether chanted as devotional prayers, intoned against the dangers of the wilds, or invoked to heal the sick and bring ease to the dead, incantations were pervasive features of Buddhist practice in late medieval China (600–1000 C.E.). Material incantations, in forms such as spell-inscribed amulets and stone pillars, were also central to the spiritual... more...