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The Lady and the Monk: Four Seasons in Kyoto

The Lady and the Monk

Four Seasons in Kyoto

When Pico Iyer decided to go to Kyoto and live in a monastery, he did so to learn about Zen Buddhism...

Hiroshima: The Autobiography of Barefoot Gen

Hiroshima

The Autobiography of Barefoot Gen

This compelling autobiography tells the life story of famed manga artist Nakazawa Keiji. Born in...

The History of Education in Japan (1600 – 2000)
CA$64.56

As one of the most rapid and earliest nations to achieve "Western modernisation", much of Japan’s...

Ikigai: Giving every day meaning and joy

Ikigai

Giving every day meaning and joy

Octopus Books (2018)
CA$7.99

Ikigai is a traditional Japanese concept that embodies happiness in living. It is, essentially, the...

Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan
CA$33.30

A sweeping work of original scholarship, Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan examines the daily lives...

War without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War

War without Mercy

Race and Power in the Pacific War

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD   AN AMERICAN BOOK AWARD FINALIST   Now in...

The Pillow Book
CA$20.66

A new translation of the idiosyncratic diary of a C10 court lady in Heian Japan. Along with the TALE...

The Railway Man
Random House (2009)
CA$18.28

During the Second World War Eric Lomax was forced to work on the notorious Burma-Siam Railway and...

Bushido: The Soul of Japan

Bushido

The Soul of Japan

CA$6.94

Bushido , often translated as Way of the Warrior , came from the Samurai way of life and moral code....

Beauty Up: Exploring Contemporary Japanese Body Aesthetics

Beauty Up

Exploring Contemporary Japanese Body Aesthetics

This engaging introduction to Japan's burgeoning beauty culture investigates a wide range of...