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  • The Chronicle of Lord Nobunagaby Gy?ichi ?ta; Jurgis S.A. Elisonas; Jeroen P. Lamers

    BRILL 2011; US$ 199.00

    Shinch-K ki, the work translated here into English under the title The Chronicle of Lord Nobunaga, is the most important source on the career of one of the best known figures in all of Japanese historyOda Nobunaga (1534-1582), the first of the Three Heroes who unified Japan after a century of fragmentation and internecine bloodshed. The other two of... more...

  • The Men in My Countryby Marilyn Abildskov

    University of Iowa Press 2004; US$ 29.95

    A travel memoir offering an artful depiction of a very real place, The Men in My Country also covers the terrain of a complex emotional journey, tracing a geography of the heart, showing how we move to be moved, how in losing ourselves in a foreign place we can become dangerously—and gloriously—undone. more...

  • Japanese Diasporasby Nobuko Adachi

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    This text examines the relationship of overseas Japanese and their descendants (Nikkei) with their home and host nations, focusing on the political, social and economic struggles of Nikkei. more...

  • Meiji 1868by Paul Akamatsu

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 150.00

    Among the revolutionary movements which shook the nineteenth-century world, the change of government in Japan in 1868 occupies a special place. A new, dynamic ruling class provoked the overthrow of the old rule of the shogun and in a few years the visible structure of feudal society disappeared. The nature of this transformation has been regarded... more...

  • Lessons in Post-War Reconstructionby Howayda Al-Harithy

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 110.00

    After the ceasefire, a group of architects and planners from the American University of Beirut formed the Reconstruction Unit to help in the recovery process and in rebuilding the lives of those affected by the 2006 war in Lebanon . Here, a series of case studies documenting the work of the Unit discusses the lessons to be learned from the experiences... more...

  • Japan and the Contemporary Middle Eastby J. A. Allan; Kaoru Sugihara

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 195.00

    Access in English to Japanese analysis of Japan's energy policies, business ventures, diplomacy and economic assistance in the region. more...

  • Popular Culture and Globalisation in Japanby Matthew Allen; Rumi Sakamoto

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    This exciting and fascinating text explores the 'Japanessness' of Japanese popular culture by focusing on the intersection of globalization and popular cultural products associated with Japan. more...

  • Japan and the Specter of Imperialismby Mark Anderson

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00

    Japan and the Specter of Imperialism examines competing Japanese responses to the late nineteenth century unequal treaty regime as a confrontation with liberal imperialism, including the culture and gender politics of US territorial expansion into the Pacific. more...

  • A Short History of Japanby Curtis Andressen

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 27.22

    New in the Short History of Asia series, edited by Milton Osborne, this is a comprehensive, readable history of the land of the Rising Sun, from its ancient origins to its fascinating present. more...

  • Internment of Western Civilians under the Japanese 1941-1945by Bernice Archer

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Bernice Archer's comparative study of the experiences of the Western civilians interned by the Japanese in mixed family camps and sexually segregated camps in the Far East, combines a wide variety of conventional and unconventional source material. This includes contemporary War, Foreign and Colonial Office papers, diaries, letters, camp newspapers... more...