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  • Asian Indigenous Lawby Chiba

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Japanese Women, Class and the Tea Ceremonyby Kaeko Chiba

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    This book examines the complex relationship between class and gender dynamics among tea ceremony ( chad? ) practitioners in Japan. Focusing on practitioners in a provincial city, Akita, the book surveys the rigid, hierarchical chad? system at grass roots level. Making critical use of Bourdieu’s idea of cultural capital, it explores the various meanings... more...

  • Kants Ontologie der raumzeitlichen Wirklichkeitby Kiyoshi Chiba

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    In der Reihe werden herausragende monographische Untersuchungen und Sammelbände zu allen Aspekten der Philosophie Kants veröffentlicht, ebenso zum systematischen Verhältnis seiner Philosophie zu anderen philosophischen Ansätzen in Geschichte und Gegenwart. Veröffentlicht werden Studien, die einen innovativen Charakter haben und ausdrückliche Desiderate... more...

  • Sesshu's Long Scrollby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 2.99

    Sesshu's Long Sroll is the masterwork of the 15th-century Japanese artist, Susshuconsidered by many Japanese to be their greatest. Famed not only as a painter but also as a Zen priest and a great traveler, Sesshu found inspiration for his wonderful landscapes both in China and Japan. This magnificent scroll, which pictures the procession of the... more...

  • The Making of a Japanese Printby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99

    This unique Japanese art book shows step-by-step how a Japanese woodblock prints are produced in layers. Woodblock printing is at the same time a very simple and a very complicated art. It is simple by modern standards because no machinery, not even a press, is used. The finished print in this book and the pages which so graphically present its... more...

  • The Seven Lucky Gods of Japanby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99

    This Japanese Shinto book profiles each of the "Seven Luck Gods"—important deities in Japanese culture. The Seven Lucky Gods of Japan are a group of deities whose origins stem from Indian, Chinese, and indigenous Japanese gods of fortune. Not all of the gods are mythical beings. One of them is an actual historical person. Each of the seven gods... more...

  • Japanese Screens in Miniatureby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99

    Japanese Screens in Miniature is a collection of six of Japan's masterpieces reproduced as actual miniature screens, with an introduction to this most colorful, exuberant, and decorative aspects of the Golden Age of Japanese art. The development of the Japanese screen as an ant form in the Momoyama period (1575-1615) presents a fascinating example... more...

  • Painted Fans of Japanby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99

    Noh Fans are an essential element element of Japanese theater and this collection of fans is a rare example of this fine Japanese art. The chief purpose of Painted Fans of Japan is to present for Westerners some of the gorgeous paintings found on fans used in the traditional Japanese Non drama. Painting as limited to conform to the fan shape... more...

  • The Japanese Fortune Calendarby Reiko Chiba

    Tuttle Publishing 1979; US$ 6.99

    This guide to the Japanese zodiac gives a complete explanation of all 12 animal years. Like people of the West, Eastern people have a zodiac. Unlike that of the West, however, the Eastern system has a cycle of twelve years instead of months. Each year of the cycle has its own particular animal symbol whose roots of meaning, origin, and influence... more...

  • Planar Graphsby T. Nishizeki; N. Chiba

    Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95

    Collected in this volume are most of the important theorems and algorithms currently known for planar graphs, together with constructive proofs for the theorems. Many of the algorithms are written in Pidgin PASCAL, and are the best-known ones; the complexities are linear or 0(nlogn). The first two chapters provide the foundations of graph theoretic... more...