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  • 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 period of Luso-Japanese trade is of interest in more ways than one, and in particular the first decade of the seventeenth century when Japan was being moulded by Tokugawa Iyeyasu and when the country was still open to foreigners regardless of their race or religion. This volume involved considerable research in four languages and most of the information... more...

  • Air Operations in Israel's War Against Hezbollahby Benjamin S. Lambeth

    RAND Corporation 2011; US$ 9.95

    Examines the inconclusive results of the Israeli Defense Forces' operation in Lebanon after Hezbollah abducted two Israeli soldiers in 2006, which many believe represents a "failure of air power." The author demonstrates that this is an oversimplification of a more complex reality and contrasts the operation with Israel's counteroffensive against... 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...

  • At Home in Japanby Rebecca Otowa

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 21.95

    What would it be like to move to Japan, leaving everyone you know behind, to become part of a traditional Japanese household? At Home in Japan tells an extraordinary true story of a foreign woman who goes through an amazing transformation, as she makes a move from a suburban lifestyle in California to a new life, living in Japan. She dedicates 30... more...

  • Atomic Sushiby Simon May

    Alma Books 2007; US$ 9.99

    As the first British professor of philosophy since 1882 to be invited to teach at the prestigious and enigmatic University of Tokyo, Simon May enjoyed a degree of access denied to other commentators. Each chapter of the book focuses on some everyday human matter, such as love, death, bureaucracy, hygiene, food, commuting, education, marriage, and... more...

  • Basil Hall Chamberlainby Yuzo Ota

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 190.00

    This first full length critical biography of one of the most significant figures in Japanese Studies in the last hundred years is based on an earlier work published in Japanese (Iwanami Shoten, 1990). Ota sees Chamberlain as a giant of his period, both academically and intellectually. His achievements include the first publication of a translation... more...

  • Beware of Small Statesby David Hirst

    Nation Books 2010; US$ 19.99

    A definitive history of Lebanon, from one of the region?s most celebrated and controversial journalists more...