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- Tuttle Publishing 1974; US$ 19.95
Behind the glossy facade of modern Japan there survive remnants—some of them surprisingly well preserved—of the country's feudal past, of warlords and fighting samurai, of shoguns and sequestered emperors, of princes and peasants. This book vividly presents the castles of Japan, more than 80 of them altogether, ranging geographically from Matsumae... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1974; US$ 18.95
Chabana is a simple arrangement of floral or other plant material traditionally placed in the tokonoma, or alcove, of the room in which the tea ceremony is performed. There are no rules in arranging Chabana, the author tells us, no specail measurements or geometric patterns, Rather, the creator of a Chabana must use his imagination and, most of... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95
Ronin is a set of skirmish wargame rules set in late 16th century feudal Japan. Players build small warbands of models and battle each other as well as non-player factions in duels and skirmishes. Ronin is historically accurate, but also pays tribute to the films of Akira Kurosawa such as Seven Samurai and Yojimbo . Despite the enduring popularity... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 24.95
This interesting and authoritative book includes essential facts about the various forms of Japanese music and musical instruments and their place in the overall history of Japan. The book has three main orientations: the history of Japanese music, construction of the instruments, and analysis of the music itself. The book covers in a lucidly written... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 55.00
The conventional understanding of Japanese wartime ideology has for years been summed up by just a few words: anti-modern, spiritualist, and irrational. Yet such a cut and dried picture is not at all reflective of the principles that guided national policy from 1931?1945. Challenging the status quo, Constructing East Asia examines how Japanese intellectuals,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
This book examines Borneo, both British Borneo ? Brunei, Sarawak and North Borneo ? and Dutch Borneo in the period 1945-1950. Borneo then was at the crossroads. Following the Japanese Occupation, the likely future status of the various Bornean territories was not at all clear, and the book discusses the various factions and powers, both local and... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1976; US$ 29.95
Cary's impressive work, first published in two volumes, appears here in a convenient one-volume edition. The first part deals with Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox missions; the second, with Protestant missions. more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 13.95
During the Pacific War, at Java Sea, Coral Sea, Midway, Guadalcanal, throughout the Solomons, Marianas, Leyte Gulf, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa campaigns, destroyers were the backbone of every fleet. Arguably the most successful component of the Imperial Japanese Fleet was its destroyer force. These ships were generally larger than their Allied counterparts... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 38.99
Uses diaries, memoirs, fiction, trial testimony, personal recollections, and eyewitness accounts to weave a fascinating tale of what ordinary Japanese endured throughout their country's booming economic growth. more...