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- BRILL 2009; US$ 97.00
Complementing other published works about travel by nineteenth-century women writers by locating and creating ?space? for Japan is missing within recent critical discourses on travel writing, it examines narratives of women writers who travelled to Japan from the mid-1850s onwards, and became a highly desirable travel destination thereafter. more...
The Diary of Charles Holme's 1889 Visit to Japan and North America with Mrs Lasenby Liberty's Japan: A Photographic RecordBRILL 2008; US$ 126.00
Charles Holme?s detailed record of his travels through Japan, including the homeward journey via the west coast of the US and Canada, is published here for the first time, together with all fifty plates from the original limited edition of his companion Emma Liberty?s Japan, A Pictorial Record, with commentaries ? a rare archive. more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2011; US$ 19.00
World Film Locations: Tokyo gives readers a kaleidoscopic view of one of the world?s most complex and exciting cities through the lens of world cinema. 50 scenes from classic and contemporary films explore how motion pictures have shaped the role of Tokyo in our collective consciousness, as well as how these cinematic moments reveal aspects of the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 110.00
Voices of Early Modern Japan: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life during the Age of the Shoguns spans an extraordinary period of Japanese history, ranging from the unification of the warring states under Tokugawa Ieyasu in the early 17th century to the overthrow of the shogunate just prior to the mid-19th century opening of Japan by the West. ... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99
This Japan travel guide is an insider's look at the best restaurants, bars, clubs, hotels, shops, sights, and events in Tokyo. With new venues for fun, food, and fashion opening everyday, it's difficult to keep up with Tokyo's abundant offerings. Whether you're tired of the standard tourist routes, or would just like to get the most out of your... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 6.99
Tokyo Sights and Insights is the unique work of Ryosuke Kami, artist, essayist, and native Tokyoite. Weekends Mr. Kami bicycles about his favorite city in search of Tokyo sights to capture on his sketch pad; weeknights he draws on these same sketches to produce the insights that fill this book. Don't look for Ryosuke Kami's sights in other books... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 18.99
This book is about the perception of Japan in the sixty films set there by gaijin (foreigners) ?outsiders who almost always do not speak or read Japanese. My area of attention is directed to films depicting post World War II Japan and the Japanese, and, in many cases, films showing how foreigners in the same time frame respond to Japan. Why... more...
- NYU Press 1995; US$ 27.00
What is Japan's political role in the world? Over the past decade, Japan has been increasingly pressured to assume more financial and political burdens globally. Its foreign policy has thus evolved in a piecemeal manner, around the question of managing foreign pressures. To date, policy has been largely developed by bureaucrats, who are traditionally... more...
- Clarendon Press 1987; US$ 64.99
This is a study of the origins and nature of Japanese imperialism from the Sino-Japanese war of 1894-1895 through to 1945. Japan is the only Asian country in modern times to have built both a successful industrial economy and an empire, and it is Professor Beasley's contention that these two phenomena are closely related. Japan's aims were... more...