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Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche
Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche
by Haruki Murakami
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From Haruki Murakami, internationally acclaimed author of The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and Norwegian Wood, a work of literary journalism that is as fascinating as it is necessary, as provocative as it is profound. In March of 1995, agents of a Japanese... (read more)

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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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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
About the Author
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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Shutting Out the Sun: How Japan Created Its Own Lost Generation (Vintage Departures)
Shutting Out the Sun: How Japan Created Its Own Lost Generation (Vintage Departures)
by Michael Zielenziger
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   The world's second-wealthiest country, Japan once seemed poised to overtake America as the leading global economic powerhouse. But the country failed to recover from the staggering economic collapse of the early 1990s. Today it... (read more)

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Learning To Bow : Inside the Heart of Japan (91 Edition)
Learning To Bow : Inside the Heart of Japan (91 Edition)
by Bruce Feiler
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Learning to Bow has been heralded as one of the funniest, liveliest, and most insightful books ever written about the clash of cultures between America and Japan. With warmth and candor, Bruce Feiler recounts the year he spent as a teacher in a small... (read more)

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Japan's Total Empire: Manchuria Culture Wartime Imperial
Japan's Total Empire: Manchuria Culture Wartime Imperial
by Louise Young
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A portrait of an empire: the first social and cultural history of Japan's construction of Manchuria.... (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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A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present
A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present
by Andrew Gordon
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A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present, Second Edition, paints a richly nuanced and strikingly original portrait of the last two centuries of Japanese history. It takes students from the days of the shogunate--the feudal... (read more)

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Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
by John Dower
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Drawing on a vast range of Japanese sources and illustrated with dozens of astonishing documentary photographs, Embracing Defeat is the fullest and most important history of the more than six years of American occupation, which affected every level of... (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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In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Bix offers the first complete look at the enigmatic leader whose 63-year reign ushered Japan though war into the modern world. 16 page photo insert.... (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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Japan & the Enemies of Open Political Science
Japan & the Enemies of Open Political Science
by D Williams
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"Japan and the Enemies of Open Political Science" argues that Eurocentric blindness is a scientific failing, not a moral one. In a way true of no other political system, Japan's greatness has the potential to enliven and reform almost all the main... (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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The New Japanese Woman: Modernity, Media, and Women in Interwar Japan (Asia-Pacific)
The New Japanese Woman: Modernity, Media, and Women in Interwar Japan (Asia-Pacific)
by Barbara Hamill Sato
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Presenting a vivid social history of “the new woman” who emerged in Japanese culture between the world wars, The New Japanese Woman shows how images of modern women burst into Japanese life in the midst of the urbanization, growth of the... (read more)

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Japanese Lessons: A Year in a Japanese School Through the Eyes of an American Anthropologist and Her Children
Japanese Lessons: A Year in a Japanese School Through the Eyes of an American Anthropologist and Her Children
by Gail R. Benjamin
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When the Germans invaded her small Belgian village in 1914, Marthe Cnockaerts home was burned and her family separated. After getting a job at a German hospital, and winning the Iron Cross for her service to the Reich, she was approached by a neighbor... (read more)

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The Material Child
The Material Child
by Merry White
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As she describes the youth culture of Japan, Merry White draws comparisons with the interests and activities pursued by teenagers in the United States and the contrasting attitudes of adults in Japan and the U.S. towards adolescence. The result is both... (read more)

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Bibliographies and Indexes in Gerontology, #16: Women in Japanese Society: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected English Language Materials
Bibliographies and Indexes in Gerontology, #16: Women in Japanese Society: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected English Language Materials
by Kristina Ruth Huber
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This exhaustive bibliography surveys more than 2,300 works on the lives of women in Japan. It provides detailed annotations for books, chapters, scholarly and popular articles, and conference papers published in English from 1841 to the present. The... (read more)

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Crested Kimono: Power and Love in the Japanese Business Family
Crested Kimono: Power and Love in the Japanese Business Family
by Matthews M Hamabata
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This book is concerned with the lives of people known to be wealthy individuals whose families are engaged in private enterprise on regional, national, and international scales of operation. It documents the interplay of marital and filial relations in... (read more)

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