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  • 101 Amazing Facts About Japanby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99

    In this amazing eBook you can find more than one hundred facts about the country of Japan. Separated into sections such as its geography, its landmarks, famous Japanese figures from history and many more you will find some fascinating information inside! Whether you are planning on visiting Japan, working on a geography project or just want to know... more...

  • 18th Century Japanby C. Andrew Gerstle

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    The period of Japanese history before the advent of industrialisation and modernism is of tremendous interest. The essays in this collection show a fascination with the social context behind the development of aesthetics, drama, language, art and philosophy, whether it be the world of the pleasure quarters or the Shogun's court. more...

  • 34 Daysby A. Harel; A. Issacharoff

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 9.99

    Using hundreds of exclusive insider sources, two Israeli journalists examine Israel's 2006 invasion of Lebanon, in a gripping and suspenseful narrative. more...

  • Above the Cloudsby Takie Sugiyama Lebra

    University of California Press 1993; US$ 12.95

    This latest work from Japanese-born anthropologist Takie Sugiyama Lebra is the first ethnographic study of the modern Japanese aristocracy. Established as a class at the beginning of the Meiji period, the kazoku ranked directly below the emperor and his family. Officially dissolved in 1947, this group of social elites is still generally perceived... more...

  • Adams The Pilotby William Corr

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 190.00

    Previous biographies of the so-called First Englishman in Japan - most notably P.G. Rogers and Richard Baker ("The Needlewatchers") earlier this century - did not have access to the more recent research of scholars such as Derek Masarella, Anthony Farrington, Michael Cooper and Charles Boxer. This study offers an authoritative biography, as well as... more...

  • The Affair of the Madre de Deusby C R Boxer

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 95.00

    The fact that the Portuguese opened up the Far East to European maritime enterprise is well known, but the prosperity to which their trade attained in that region is less so, as historians have tended to dwell on the English or Dutch activities. The period of Luso-Japanese trade is therefore of interest in more ways than one, and in particular the... more...

  • Alternative Narratives in Modern Japanese Historyby M. William Steele

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    How did ordinary people experience Japan's modern transformation? What role did people in local areas play in the making of modern Japan? How do studies of local politics help explain national events? The dominant account of modern Japanese history focuses on the nation-building that brought Japan into the modern world. After centuries of isolation,... more...

  • American Geishaby Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The American Occupation of Japan and Okinawaby Michael S. Molasky

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 72.95

    How do the Japanese and Okinawans remember Occupation? How is memory constructed and transmitted? Michael Molasky explores these questions through careful, sensitive readings of literature from mainland Japan and Okinawa. This book sheds light on difficult issues of war, violence, prostitution, colonialism and post-colonialism in the context of the... more...

  • Archaeology, Society and Identity in Modern Japanby Koji Mizoguchi

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 35.00

    Thisbold 2006 study examines the role of archaeology in the formation of modern Japanese national identity. more...