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  • Sociology & Society Of Japanby Kawamura

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Hybrid Factories in the United Statesby Tetsuji Kawamura

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 35.99

    This book assesses the transferability of Japanese-style management and production systems to 81 factories in North America owned by Japanese companies. All of the book's investigations are based on an original methodology, "hybridization analysis", which quantifies the degree to which features of the Japanese system have been transplanted, using an... more...

  • American Women Missionaries at Kobe College, 1873-1909by Noriko Kawamura Ishii

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This study examines one aspect of American women's professionalization and the implications of the cross-cultural dialogue between American woman missionaries and Japanese students and supporters at Kobe College between 1873 and 1909. more...

  • Advances in Robot Controlby Sadao Kawamura; Mikhail Svinin

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 188.40

    Robotics is still a young science, but we can already identify the people who de?ned its primary course of development. Suguru Arimoto is one of them. His early works laid the foundations of what nowadays is called modern robot control, and we believe it is both appropriate and necessary to write a book on recent advances in this ?eld in the context... more...

  • Inelastic Light Scatteringby Elias Burstein; H. Kawamura

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Inelastic Light Scattering documents the proceedings of the 1979 US-Japan Seminar held at Santa Monica, California, USA, 22-25 January 1979. The seminar is one of a continuing series of seminars on ""Current Developments in Science,"" which are jointly sponsored by the United States National Science Foundation and the Japan Society for the Promotion... more...

  • Frontiers of Computational Scienceby Yukio Kaneda; Hiroshi Kawamura; Masaki Sasai

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 153.07

    Computational science based on the high-level use of computers has been called the third major method in the field of scientific research, standing alongside the conventional methods of theory and experiment. This books covers the wide-ranging scientific areas of computational science, from basic research fields such as algorithms and soft-computing... more...

  • Superionic Conductor Physicsby Junichi Kawamura; Shinzo Yoshikado; Takashi Sakuma

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 107.38

    The book presents basic studies on ion transport properties of ionic conductive solid. It describes research on theory, modeling, simulation, crystalline structure, nuclear magnetic resonance, electric conduction, optical properties, and thermal measurement in this field. Superionic conductors are highly promising functional materials. As a stepping... more...

  • From Genes to Animal Behaviorby Miho Inoue-Murayama; Shoji Kawamura; Alexander Weiss

    Springer Japan 2011; US$ 200.18

    This book examines the search for causes of behavior in primates, dogs, rodents, birds, and fish, describing research on sexual and kin selection, personality and temperament, color vision and body coloration, and the neurological bases of complex behaviors. more...

  • My Asakusaby Sadako Sawamura; Norman E. Stafford; Yasuhiro Kawamura

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99

    Written near the end of Sadako Sawamura's remarkable life, My Asakusa (Watashi co Asakusa) is a charming collection of autobiographical essays by a truly self-made woman. Recalling Japan at a time of great political turmoil and rapid cultural change, Sawamura shares with us her vignettes of growing up in Asakusaone of the last of the old downtown... more...

  • New Selected Poemsby Shuntaro Tanikawa; William I. Elliott; Kazuo Kawamura

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 12.99

    Shuntaro Tanikawa is the most inventive modern Japanese poet. Since his first book Two Billion Light Years of Solitude appeared in 1952, aged twenty-one, Tanikawa has contributed more to the development of a progressive post-War Japanese poetics than any other writer. His first Collected Poems, published in 1968, met both popular success and critical... more...