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  • Kyoto: A Contemplative Guideby Gouverneur Mosher

    Tuttle Publishing 1964; US$ 19.95

    This Kyoto travel guide presents the best tourists sites in Japan's spiritual and historical capital. With this guide the visitor needs no further assistance to learn all that a place has to offer. It is factual, concise, and complete. This Japan travel book is generously illustrated with photographs, maps, route plans, and building plans, as well... more...

  • The Last Samurai - Japanische Geschichtsdarstellung im populären Kinofilmby Daniel Scherrer

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 32.81

    Hollywood hat die Geschichte für sich entdeckt. Nach einer Ära der Sandalen- und Piratenfilme in den 60er und 70er Jahren, welche zum Teil ungewollt komisch wirken, präsentiert die Traumfabrik seit dem Erfolg von Ridley Scotts Gladiator im Jahr 2000 in regelmäßigen Abständen Filme, welche historische Stoffe verarbeiten. So entstand mittlerweile für... more...

  • Nationalisms of Japanby Brian J. McVeigh

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 47.99

    In this fresh and original analysis, Brian J. McVeigh argues persuasively that far from being unique, Japanese nationalism becomes demystified once 'management' and 'mysticism'?the same processes and practices that operate in other national states?are taken into account. Stripping away Orientalist-inspired misconceptions, the author stresses the... more...

  • Out of the Eastby Lafcadio Hearn

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    This book, first published in 1903, is an account of Lafcadio Hearn?s insights and experiences of Japan. Hearn, known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo, was an international writer who was best known for his books about Japan and Japanese culture. This book will be of interest to students of history and Asian Studies. more...

  • The Power to Competeby Hiroshi Mikitani; Ryoichi Mikitani

    Wiley 2014; US$ 25.00

    Father and son ? entrepreneur and economist ? search for Japan's economic cure The Power to Compete tackles the issues central to the prosperity of Japan ? and the world ? in search of a cure for the "Japan Disease." As founder and CEO of Rakuten, one of the world's largest Internet companies, author Hiroshi Mikitani brings an entrepreneur's perspective... more...

  • Rethinking Japan Vol 1.by Adriana Boscaro; Franco Gatti; Massimo Raveri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    These papers explore the debate over new directions in Japanese studies. more...

  • Samurai and Ninjaby Anthony Cummins

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 15.95

    The myths of the noble Samurai and the sinister Ninja are filled with romantic fantasy and fallacy. Samurai and Ninja expert Antony Cummins shatters the myths and exposes the true nature of these very real—and very lethal—medieval Japanese warriors. The Samurai and Ninja were in fact brutal killing machines trained in torture and soaked in machismo.... more...

  • Snow on the Pineby Kyoko Hatakeyama; Craig F. Freedman

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 29.00

    "Snow on the Pine" presents a compelling view of the Japanese foreign policy that runs counter to the common wisdom reducing Japan's post-war efforts to the pursuit of purely commercial interests. This book takes a new approach - the eventual Japanese defeat in the Second World War did not transform Japan into an exceptional state seeking... more...

  • Social Theory & Japanese Experieby Arnason

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Syria, Iran, and Hezbollahby Marius Deeb

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    In a detailed sequel to Marius Deeb?s authoritative Syria?s Terrorist War on Lebanon and the Peace Process , he demonstrates how the coalition of Syria, Iran, and Hezbollah has used assassination, terrorism, and force against the peaceful and liberal democratic Cedar Revolution, trying to undermine its success in pushing the Syrian Army out of Lebanon... more...