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Everyday Life in Traditional Japan (Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature)
Everyday Life in Traditional Japan (Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature)
by Charles J Dunn
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andlt;bandgt;andlt;iandgt;Everyday Life in Traditional Japanandlt;/iandgt; paints a vivid portrait of Tokugawa Japan, a time when contact with the outside world was deliberately avoided and the daily life of the different classes consolidated the... (read more)

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Japan Before Perry: A Short History
Japan Before Perry: A Short History
by Conrad Totman
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By 1853 Japan had been transformed from a sparsely populated land of nonliterate tribal peoples into an elaborately structured commercial society sustaining massive cities and a varied array of sophisticated cultural production. In this authoritative... (read more)

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Foreign Images and Experiences of Japan
Foreign Images and Experiences of Japan
by William Mcomie
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The first in a three-volume series, Volume 1 begins with the earliest written reports from China in the first century AD and ends with a survey of Dutch reports from 1841, which marks the point when 'Japan had been amply described in all major respects',... (read more)

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Samurai William: The Englishman Who Opened Japan
Samurai William: The Englishman Who Opened Japan
by Giles Milton
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"Adamsandrsquo;s story is a grand one . . . and#91;andand#93; in Samurai William Giles Milton presents it with gusto."andnbsp;andmdash;Jonathan Spence, The New York Review of Books "Vivid, scrupulously researched . . . It is a sheer pleasure to read... (read more)

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The 47 Ronin Story
The 47 Ronin Story
by John Allyn
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Now a major motion picture! 47 Ronin is the unforgettable tale of a band of samurai who defied the Emperor to avenge the disgrace and death of their master, and faced certain death as a result. This set off a chain of events that led to one of the... (read more)

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Modern Passings: Death Rites, Politics, and Social Change in Imperial Japan (Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia Un)
Modern Passings: Death Rites, Politics, and Social Change in Imperial Japan (Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia Un)
by Andrew Bernstein
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After a review of earlier funerary rituals in Japan, Bernstein (history, Lewis and Clark College, Oregon) shows how diverse premodern practices from different regions and social strata were homogenized with those generated by middle-class city... (read more)

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Premodern Japan: A Historical Survey
Premodern Japan: A Historical Survey
by Mikiso Hane
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A revision of the first half of Hane's Japan, a historical survey (1972) traces the political developments in Japan up to contact with the West. For general readers and college students. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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Everyday Life in Traditional Japan (Tut Books. S)
Everyday Life in Traditional Japan (Tut Books. S)
by Charles J Dunn
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Everyday Life in Traditional Japan paints a vivid portrait of Tokugawa Japan, a time when contact with the outside world was deliberately avoided and the daily life of the different classes consolidated the traditions that shaped modern Japan. Authentic... (read more)

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The Forty-Seven Ronin Story
The Forty-Seven Ronin Story
by John Allyn
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47 Ronin Story is the classic Japanese story of Lord Asano of Ako and one of the bloodiest vendettas in Japan's feudal history. In a shocking clash between the warriors and the merchant class of seventeenth century Japan, there emerged the most unlikely... (read more)

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The Japanese Discovery of America: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History & Culture)
The Japanese Discovery of America: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History & Culture)
by Peter Duus
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Peter Duus (Ph. D., Harvard University) is the William H. Bonsall Professor of History at Stanford University. He has published widely on the history of modern Japan and is the editor of volume 6 of The Cambridge History of Japan. His most recent... (read more)

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Brief History of the Samurai
Brief History of the Samurai
by Jonathan Clements
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From a leading expert in Japanese history, this is one of the first full histories of the art and culture of the samurai warrior. The samurai emerged as a warrior caste in medieval Japan and would have a powerful influence on the history and culture of... (read more)

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Japan: A Short Cultural History
Japan: A Short Cultural History
by George B Sansom
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Japan: A Short Cultural History was first published in 1931 by the Cresset Press in London and D. Appleton in New York. Writing in the Journal of American Oriental Society in 1959, Edwin O. Reischauer, Harvard professor and leading scholar in Japanese... (read more)

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Warrior Rule in Japan
Warrior Rule in Japan
by Marius B Jansen
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Japan's political history was dominated by the struggle of competing leagues of fighting men from the 12th to the 19th century. Tracing the development of warrior rule and dominance, this volume brings together selected chapters from Volumes 3 and 4 of... (read more)

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The Pillow Book of the Flower Samurai: Love, Sacrifice and Honour in Twelfth-Century Japan
The Pillow Book of the Flower Samurai: Love, Sacrifice and Honour in Twelfth-Century Japan
by Barbara Lazar
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Now available in paperback, Memoirs of a Geisha meets Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon in a gorgeously vivid, fresh historical that instantly captures the imagination I am Kozaisho: Fifth daughter, Woman-For-Play, teller of stories, lover... (read more)

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The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan (Kodansha Globe)
The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan (Kodansha Globe)
by Ivan Morris
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**** Reprint of the 1964 edition (which is cited in BCL3) with a new introduction by Barbara Ruch. Morris recounts and comments upon the world of Lady Murasaki. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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Shoguns Reluctant Ambassadors
Shoguns Reluctant Ambassadors
by Katherine Plummer
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Samurai William: The Englishman Who Opened Japan
Samurai William: The Englishman Who Opened Japan
by Giles Milton
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Warriors of Medieval Japan
Warriors of Medieval Japan
by Stephen Turnbull
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Medieval Japan: Essays in Institutional History
Medieval Japan: Essays in Institutional History
by John W Hall
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Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan
Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan
by Shikibu Murasaki
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