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  • The British Press and the Japan-British Exhibition of 1910by Hirokichi Mutsu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    This is a facsimile edition of the original book compiled and edited for the 1910 Japan-British exhibition by Count Hirokichi Mutsu (1869-1942) and published in London and Tokyo in four parts in 1910 and 1911 by the Imperial Japanese Commission. more...

  • Tsumi - Offence and Retribution in Early Japanby Yoko Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    Covering the period from before the emergence of the first political units until the formation of the Japanese ritsuryo state in the eighth century, this book offers an analysis of tsumi from a politico-historical perspective. more...

  • A Japanese View of Natureby Kinji Imanishi; Pamela J. Asquith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This book makes the complete text of Seibutsu no Sekai available in English for the first time and provides an extensive introduction and notes to set the work in context. more...

  • Japanese Capitalism in Crisisby Robert Boyer; Toshio Yamada

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 250.00

    This book is invaluable for students and researchers studying the economies of Japan and other East Asian countries as well as all those interested in patterns of boom and recession worldwide. more...

  • Shockwaveby Stephen Walker

    HarperCollins US 2005; US$ 11.99

    At 31,000 feet above Japan, Tom Ferebee sits hunched over his bombsight. Below him lies the primary target of an operation called "Special Mission Number 13" by the few military personnel aware of its existence -- Hiroshima, a city of over 300,000. He waits until the aiming point is directly below the crosshairs and releases his cargo -- a five-ton... more...

  • Lever of Empireby Mark Metzler

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 63.00

    This book, the first full account of Japan?s financial history and the Japanese gold standard in the pivotal years before World War II, provides a new perspective on the global political dynamics of the era by placing Japan, rather than Europe, at the center of the story. Focusing on the fall of liberalism in Japan in late 1931 and the global politics... more...

  • Industrial Development in Postwar Japanby Hirohisa Kohama

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 155.00

    Structured into sub-sector by sub-sector analyses and written by an authority in the area, this book provides a clear and accessible examination of industrial development, without over-generalizing or being weighed down by historical details. more...

  • Zenby Kaiten Nukariya

    The Floating Press 1913; US$ 6.95

    The historical importance of Zen can hardly be exaggerated. After its introduction into China in the sixth century, A.D., it grew ascendant through the Sui (598-617) and the Tang dynasty (618-906), and enjoyed greater popularity than any other sect of Buddhism during the whole period of the Sung (976-1126) and the Southern Sung dynasty (1127-1367).... more...

  • Shutting Out the Sunby Michael Zielenziger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    The world?s second-wealthiest country, Japan once seemed poised to overtake America. But its failure to recover from the economic collapse of the early 1990s was unprecedented, and today it confronts an array of disturbing social trends. Japan has the highest suicide rate and lowest birthrate of all industrialized countries, and a rising incidence... more...

  • Hong Kongby Stephen Chiu; Tai-Lok Lui

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    Chiu and Lui examine the developmental history of Hong Kong, focusing on its rise to the status of a Chinese global city in the world economy, and its social and political correlates between the 1970s and 1990s. more...