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Hiroshima
Hiroshima
by John Hersey
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The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation
The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation
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Liquid Life
Liquid Life
by William R. Lafleur
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Why would a country strongly influenced by Buddhism's reverence for life allow legalized, widely used abortion? Equally puzzling to many Westerners is the Japanese practice of mizuko rites, in which the parents of aborted fetuses pray for the well-being... (read more)

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Sources of Japanese Tradition, Volume 2, Second Edition, Abridged: Part 2: 1868 to 2000 (Introduction to Asian Civilizations)
Sources of Japanese Tradition, Volume 2, Second Edition, Abridged: Part 2: 1868 to 2000 (Introduction to Asian Civilizations)
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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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TOKYO METROPOLITAN SUBWAY LINE CHIYODA LINE TRAIN A725K Two men were assigned to drop sarin gas on the Chiyoda Line: Ikuo Hayashi and Tomomitsu Niimi. Hayashi was the principal criminal, Niimi the driver-accomplice. Why Hayashi--a senior medical... (read more)

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Chrysanthemum & the Sword Patterns Of
Chrysanthemum & the Sword Patterns Of
by Ruth Benedict
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Essential reading for anyone interested in Japanese culture, this unsurpassed masterwork opens an intriguing window on Japan. Benedicts World War II–era study paints an illuminating contrast between the culture of Japan and that of the United States.... (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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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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Looking for the Lost: Journeys Through a Vanishing Japan (Kodansha Globe)
Looking for the Lost: Journeys Through a Vanishing Japan (Kodansha Globe)
by Alan Booth
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A VIBRANT, MEDITATIVE WALK IN SEARCH OF THE SOUL OF JAPAN Traveling by foot through mountains and villages, Alan Booth found a Japan far removed from the stereotypes familiar to Westerners. Whether retracing the footsteps of ancient warriors or detailing... (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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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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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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The central argument of Japan and the Enemies of Open Political Science is that Eurocentric blindness is not a moral but a scientific failing. In this wide-ranging critique of Western social science, Anglo-American philosophy and French theory, Williams... (read more)

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The Great Wave: Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics, and the Opening of Old Japan
The Great Wave: Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics, and the Opening of Old Japan
by Christopher Benfey
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Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima
Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima
by Stephen Walker
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“Highly recommended … [Walker] lends a rapid pace and cinematic air to the narrative.” Library... (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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Merry White is Associate Professor of Sociology at Boston University and research associate at the Reischauer Institute, Harvard. She is the author of The Japanese Educational Challenge: A Commitment to Children (1987).... (read more)

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Modern Girls, Shining Stars, and the Skies of Tokyo: Five Japanese Women
Modern Girls, Shining Stars, and the Skies of Tokyo: Five Japanese Women
by Phyllis Birnbaum
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A novelist and translator of Japanese fiction draws upon interviews, memoirs, other accounts, and the works of five unconventional modern Japanese women authors (pictured) to create biographical portraits as boldly intriguing as their titles: e.g... (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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Surveys more than 2,300 translations of original sources and 19th- and 20th century materials in English. Entries are grouped around such categories as marriage and family life, health, work and creativity, religion, education, experiences of war... (read more)

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Crisis and Compensation: Public Policy and Political Stability in Japan, 1949-1986
Crisis and Compensation: Public Policy and Political Stability in Japan, 1949-1986
by Kent E Calder
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Why does Japan, with its efficiency-oriented technocracy, periodically adopt welfare-oriented, economically inefficient domestic policies? In answering this question Kent Calder shows that Japanese policymakers respond to threats to the ruling party's... (read more)

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