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Confessions of a Yakuza
Confessions of a Yakuza
by Junichi Saga
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A riveting tale of murder and unexpected compassion by the author of Memories of Silk and Straw, recounting the true life saga of one of the last traditional gang bosses in Japan.... (read more)

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Hiroshima
Hiroshima
by John Hersey
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Destroying the World to Save It: Aum Shinrikyo, Apocalyptic Violence, and the New Global Terrorism
Destroying the World to Save It: Aum Shinrikyo, Apocalyptic Violence, and the New Global Terrorism
by Robert Jay Lifton
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National Book Award winner and renowned psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton reveals a world at risk from millennial cults intent on ending it all. Since the earliest moments of recorded history, prophets and gurus have foretold the world's end, but only in... (read more)

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Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
by Herbert P Bix
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader whose sixty-three-year reign ushered Japan into the modern world. Never... (read more)

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Political Economy of Japan #1: The Political Economy of Japan
Political Economy of Japan #1: The Political Economy of Japan
by Kozo Yamamura
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In contrast to the consensus regarding the success of postwar Japan's political and economic performance, there are widely divergent views on how Japan achieved its success and what the future holds for Japan's policy, economy, and society. With the aim... (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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Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima
Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima
by Stephen Walker
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At 31,000 feet above Japan, Tom Ferebee sits hunched over his bombsight. Below him lies the primary target of an operation called "Special Mission Number 13" by the few military personnel aware of its existence — Hiroshima, a city of over 300,000... (read more)

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Discoveries: Art and Culture of Japan (Discoveries)
Discoveries: Art and Culture of Japan (Discoveries)
by Nelly Delay
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Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed... (read more)

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Geisha
Geisha
by Liza Dalby
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In this classic best-seller, Liza Dalby, the only non-Japanese ever to have trained as a geisha, offers an insider's look at the exclusive world of female companions to the Japanese male elite. Her new preface considers the geisha today as a vestige of... (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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Geisha: A Life
Geisha: A Life
by Mineko Iwasaki
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andlt;Bandgt;No woman in the three-hundred-year history of the karyukai has ever come forward in public to tell her story -- until now.andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; "Many say I was the best geisha of my generation," writes Mineko Iwasaki. "And yet, it... (read more)

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Out of the East
Out of the East
by Lafcadio Hearn
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This collection of wonderful tales features stories of devotion, ancestor worship, courtesy, and kindness. Included are "The Red Bridal", in which the conflict between duty and human feelings leads to tragedy in classical Japanese style, and "With Kyushu... (read more)

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Japanese Society
Japanese Society
by Chie Nakane
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"A brilliant wedding of 'national character' studies and analyses of small societies through the structural approach of British anthropology. One is of course reminded of Ruth Benedict's Chrysanthemum and the Sword which deals also with Japanese national... (read more)

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Geisha, A Life
Geisha, A Life
by Mineko Iwasaki
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GEISHA, A LIFE ""No woman in the three-hundred-year history of the karyukai has ever come forward in public to tell her story. We have been constrained by unwritten rules not to do so, by the robes of tradition and by the sanctity of our exclusive... (read more)

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Concise Dictionary of Modern Japanese History
Concise Dictionary of Modern Japanese History
by Janet E Hunter
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This is a concise, reliable guide to the people, places, events, and ideas of significance from the Meiji Restoration to the present.... (read more)

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Re-Imaging Japanese Women
Re-Imaging Japanese Women
by Anne E Imamura
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Re-Imaging Japanese Women takes a revealing look at women whose voices have only recently begun to be heard in Japanese society: politicians, practitioners of traditional arts, writers, radicals, wives, mothers, bar hostesses, department store and blue... (read more)

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Introducing Japan
Introducing Japan
by Donald Richie
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From the metropolitan bustle of busy, modern Tokyo to the serenity of classical Kyoto, from the northern frontier land of snowy Hokkaido to distinctly colorful Kyushu and Okinawa in the southwest, Japan is a country of striking contrasts and frequent... (read more)

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Japan, the Toothless Tiger
Japan, the Toothless Tiger
by Declan Hayes
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The current economic and political balance of power in Asia is shifting away from Japan, which once dominated Asia through sheer financial muscle, to China, which is beginning to fill the vacuum left by the gradual U.S. withdrawal from the region. Now... (read more)

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Law and Social Change in Postwar Japan
Law and Social Change in Postwar Japan
by Frank K Upham
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1986 Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize, Harvard University... (read more)

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Japanland: A Year in Search of Wa
Japanland: A Year in Search of Wa
by Karin Muller
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During a year spent in Japan on a personal quest to deepen her appreciation for such Eastern ideals as commitment and devotion, documentary filmmaker Karin Muller discovered just how maddeningly complicated it is being Japanese. In this book Muller... (read more)

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