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  • Enjoy Japanby Walt Sheldon

    Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 6.95

    This casual Japan travel guide contains a wealth of information for the business traveler or tourist For several years author, Walt Sheldon has been helping visitors and foreign residents to understand and appreciate things Japanese through the medium of his popular weekly radio program "Enjoy Japan" over the U.S. Forces' Far East Network. Now,... more...

  • The Ethics of Representation in Literature, Art, and Journalismby Caroline Rooney; Rita Sakr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This transnational collection of essays, interviews, and creative pieces on the 1982 Siege of Beirut explores literary representations of the siege by a diverse set of writers alongside journalism and other media including film and art. The book investigates and promotes an awareness of an ethics of representation on questions of extreme emotional... more...

  • Everyday Life in Traditional Japanby Charles J. Dunn; Laurence Broderick

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    Everyday Life in Traditional Japan paints a vivid portrait of Tokugawa Japan, a time when contact with the outside world was deliberately avoided and the daily life of the different classes consolidated the traditions that shaped modern Japan. With detailed descriptions and over 100 illustrations, authentic samurai, farmers, craftsmen, merchants,... more...

  • The First European Description of Japan, 1585by Luis Frois SJ; Daniel T. Reff; Richard Danford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    In 1585, at the height of Jesuit missionary activity in Japan, which was begun by Francis Xavier in 1549, Luis Frois, a long-time missionary in Japan, drafted the earliest systematic comparison of Western and Japanese cultures. This book constitutes the first critical English-language edition of the 1585 work, the original of which was discovered... more...

  • Forecast for Japanby James William Morley

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 33.00

    If, as seems likely, Japan's 1975 GNP more than doubles the rest of Asia's, will it seek to build armed forces to match? For a reliable forecast, six policy specialists consider areas bearing on the path Japan takes. Drawing from the contributors' projections, James Motley concludes with a primary forecast of the security policy Japan is likely to... more...

  • Fukushimaby David Lochbaum; Edwin Lyman; Susan Q. Stranahan; The Union of Concerned Scientists

    The New Press 2015; US$ 18.95

    “A gripping, suspenseful page-turner? ( Kirkus Reviews ) with a “fast-paced, detailed narrative that moves like a thriller? ( International Business Times ), Fukushima teams two leading experts from the Union of Concerned Scientists, David Lochbaum and Edwin Lyman, with award-winning journalist Susan Q. Stranahan to give us the first definitive... more...

  • A Gathering Darknessby Haruo Tohmatsu; H. P. Willmott

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 32.99

    The United States' involvement in World War II began with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. But for Japan, the conflict began at a much earlier date. This book focuses on Japan and the events in its military history leading up to and including Pearl Harbor. Unique in its perspective, A Gathering Darkness shows how historical... more...

  • Getting Around Tokyo Pocket Atlas and Transportation Guideby Boye Lafayette De Mente

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 16.95

    This pocket atlas and Japan travel guide is an indispensable tool for getting around Tokyo—whether as a first–time visitor, or a local resident. The travel book is conveniently divided into chapters that enable the user to know what to do on arriving at Narita or Haneda Airport, and then how to get into and around the city using all available means... more...

  • Great Britain and the Opening of Japan 1834-1858by William G Beasley; William G. Beasley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Reissue in paperback (with new Introduction) of the 1951 classic analysis of the crucial years leading up to the Meiji restoration in which Britain provided Japan with its wealth and power model. more...

  • Group Psychology Of The Japaneseby Iritani

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...