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Geisha
Geisha
by Liza Crihfiel 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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Learning to Bow: Inside the Heart of Japan
Learning to Bow: Inside the Heart of Japan
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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March Was Made of Yarn: Reflections on the Japanese Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Meltdown (Vintage)
March Was Made of Yarn: Reflections on the Japanese Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Meltdown (Vintage)
by Elmer Luke
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In time for the one year anniversary of the 2011 earthquake in Japan, a collection of essays and stories by Japanese writers on the devastating disaster, its aftermath, and the resolve of a people to rebuild. On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake... (read more)

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Early Modern Japan
Early Modern Japan
by Conrad Totman
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This thoughtfully organized survey of Japan's early modern period (1568-1868) is a remarkable blend of political, economic, intellectual, literary, and cultural history. The only truly comprehensive study in English of the Tokugawa period, it also... (read more)

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Harvard East Asian Monographs #196: The Making of Japanese Manchuria, 1904-1932
Harvard East Asian Monographs #196: The Making of Japanese Manchuria, 1904-1932
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In this history of Japanese involvement in northeast China, the author argues that Japan's military seizure of Manchuria in September 1931 was founded on three decades of infiltration of the area. This incremental empire-building and its effect on Japan... (read more)

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Revolutionary Suicide and Other Desperate Measures: Narratives of Youth and Violence from Japan and the United States
Revolutionary Suicide and Other Desperate Measures: Narratives of Youth and Violence from Japan and the United States
by Adrienne Carey Hurley
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In Revolutionary Suicide and Other Desperate Measures, Adrienne Carey Hurley examines how child abuse and youth violence are understood, manufactured, and represented, but still disavowed, in Japan and the United States. Through analysis of... (read more)

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Rice As Self : Japanese Identities Through Time (93 Edition)
Rice As Self : Japanese Identities Through Time (93 Edition)
by Emiko Ohnuki-tierney
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"This is a fascinating analysis of the meaning of rice as a symbol of personal and particularly of social identity in Japanese culture."--Robert N. Bellah "Ohnuki-Tierney usefully explodes the notion of Japanese cultural homogeneity while explaining why... (read more)

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The Last Train from Hiroshima: The Survivors Look Back (John MacRae Books)
The Last Train from Hiroshima: The Survivors Look Back (John MacRae Books)
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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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-323) and index.... (read more)

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Dogs and Demons: Tales from the Dark Side of Modern Japan
Dogs and Demons: Tales from the Dark Side of Modern Japan
by Alex Kerr
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A surprising assessment of the failures and successes of modern Japan. In Dogs and Demons, Alex Kerr chronicles the many facets of Japan's recent, and chronic, crises -- from the failure of its banks and pension funds to the decline of its once... (read more)

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Living Carelessly in Tokyo and Elsewhere: A Memoir
Living Carelessly in Tokyo and Elsewhere: A Memoir
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John Nathan arrived in Tokyo in 1961 fresh out of Harvard College, bringing with him no practical experience, no more than two connections, no prospects, and little else to recommend him but stoic, unflappable pluck. Japan at that time was still in the... (read more)

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Shoguns Reluctant Ambassadors
Shoguns Reluctant Ambassadors
by Katherine Plummer
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A fascinating study of 11 groups of Japanese merchant sailors who were pulled out to sea by strong currents and cast adrift on foreign shores.... (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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New Emerging Japanese Economy: Opportunity and Strategy for World Business
New Emerging Japanese Economy: Opportunity and Strategy for World Business
by Panos Mourdoukoutas
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Mourdoukoutas New Emerging Japanese Economy documents the rise of the old Japan economy, identifies the reasons and their domestic and international effects, then charts Japan's rapid decline, and the effects that this largely unexpected event had on the... (read more)

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Japan: A Reinterpretation
Japan: A Reinterpretation
by Patrick Smith
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A landmark book that re-evaluates the picture we have held of Japan over the past half century -- as a virtual American protectorate -- by examining its culture, customs, history, and the probable shape of its future. With exceptional acuity, Patrick... (read more)

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Geography and Japan's Strategic Choices: From Seclusion to Internationalization
Geography and Japan's Strategic Choices: From Seclusion to Internationalization
by Peter J Woolley
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Examines the continuity of geographical influences and geopolitical choices through political periods of modern Japan,... (read more)

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Japan (Traveller's History of Japan)
Japan (Traveller's History of Japan)
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Modern Library Chronicles #11: Inventing Japan: 1853-1964
Modern Library Chronicles #11: Inventing Japan: 1853-1964
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Tokyo Vertigo
Tokyo Vertigo
by Stephen Barber
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The first book to capture all of the sensations of this ultimate futuristic city.... (read more)

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Contemporary Japanese Society: Work and Economic Organisation in Contemporary Japan
Contemporary Japanese Society: Work and Economic Organisation in Contemporary Japan
by Ross Mouer
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A comprehensive, introductory overview of the ???world of work??? in Japan.... (read more)

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