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Tanizaki: Naomi. pb

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  • Naomi.
  • Tanizaki, Junichiro
  • Pb., 207 x 133 mm.
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Paine: The Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895: Perceptions, Power and Primacy. Hardback

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  • Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895: Perceptions, Power and Primacy. Paperback
  • by S. C. M. Paine. 424 pages. 2005. This book examines the Sino-Japanese War of 1894–5, a seminal event in world history that has been virtually ignored in Western accounts.

Pak: Wherever I Go, I Will Always Be a Loyal American. Seattle's Japanese American schoolchildren during World War II. Paperback

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  • Wherever I Go, I Will Always Be a Loyal American. Seattle's Japanese American schoolchildren during World War II. Paperback
  • by  Yoon K. Pak. xv, 224 pages. 2002. The story of how the Seattle public schools responded to the news of its Japanese American (Nisei) students' internment upon the signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 14, 1942

Pal: American Collectors of Asian Art. Cloth

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  • American Collectors of Asian Art. Cloth. 25x33 cm
  • edited by Pratapaditya Pal
  • 224 pages, with numerous colour and black-white illustrations. 1986

Paramore: Japanese Confucianism : A Cultural History. pb

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  • Japanese Confucianism : A Cultural History.
  • By:Paramore, Kiri
  • Pb., 249 pages, 6 b/w illus. 6 maps 1 table, 228 x 152 mm.
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Pate: Kanban. Traditional Shop Signs of Japan. Cloth

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  • Kanban. Traditional Shop Signs of Japan.
  • Pate, Alan Scott
  • Hardback, 160 pages, 155 color illus., 286 x 241 mm. 2017
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Peckham: Epidemics in Modern Asia. Pb

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  • Epidemics in Modern Asia
  • By:Peckham, Robert
  • Pb., 374 pages, 32 b/w illus. 4 maps, 228 x 152 mm.
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Pempel: Remapping East Asia: The Construction of a Region. Paperback

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  • Remapping East Asia: The Construction of a Region. Paperback
  • edited by T. J. Pempel
  • xii, 315 pages. 2005

Phillips: The Practices of Painting in Japan, 1475-1500. Cloth

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  • Practices of Painting in Japan, 1475-1500. Cloth
  • Quitman E. Phillips
  • 281 pages, 8 illustrations, glossary, index, bibliography. 2000. Phillips focuses on the conditions, procedures, events, and social interplay that characterized the production of paintings in late 15th-century Japan. Drawing also from sociology and social history, he examines the major primary documents of the period to dispel some long embedded assumptions in the historiography of late medieval Japanese painting

Pilbeam: Haiku Animals. Hardback

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  • Haiku Animals
  • Mavis Pilbeam 2010
  • Hardback, 96 pages, 45 colour illustrations, 188 x 152 mm
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    Pirsig: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values. Paperback

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    • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values, Paperback
    • Robert M. Pirsig
    • xv, 540 pages. 2006. A republication of the New Age classic blends ancient and Eastern philosophy and follows a man's cross-country motorcycle trip with his adolescent son during which they explore the pain, joy, and possibilities of life in the modern world

    Ponsonby: Studies in Shinto & Shrines. Paperback

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    • Studies in Shinto & Shrines
    • Ponsonby-Fane, R. A. B.
    • Pb., 666 pages, 234 x 156 mm. 2016.
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    Porter: A Hundred Verses from Old Japan. Pb

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    • A Hundred Verses from Old Japan.
    • W. N. Porter
    • Paperback, 224 pages, Illustrations, 203 x 134 mm
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    Prasso: The Asian Mystique: Dragon Ladies, Geisha Girls, And Our Fantasies of the Exotic Orient. Paperback

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    • Asian Mystique: Dragon Ladies, Geisha Girls, And Our Fantasies of the Exotic Orient. Paperback.
    • by Sheridan Prasso
    • 437 pages. 2006

    Ravenhill: APEC and the Construction of Pacific Rim Regionalism. Paperback

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    • APEC and the Construction of Pacific Rim Regionalism. Paperback
    • John Ravenhill
    • xii, 294 pages, 8 tables. 2002. In this timely book, John Ravenhill examines the reasons for APEC’s establishment, its evolution, and the causes of its failures. His conclusions address central questions in international relations about international collaboration and regionalism.

    Reader: Practically Religious. Wordly Benefits and the Common Religion of Japan. Paperback

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    • Practically Religious. Wordly Benefits and the Common Religion of Japan. Paperback
    • by Ian Reader & George J. Tanabe, Jr.
    • vii, 303 pages, notes, bibliography, index, illustrations. 1998

    Reader: Simple Guides: Shinto. Paperback

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    • Shinto. Simple Guides. Paperback
    • by Ian Reader
    • 144 pages, with illustrations. 2007

    Refsing: Early European Writings on Ainu Culture: Religion and Folklore. 5 Volume Set. Hardcover

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    • Early European Writings on Ainu Culture: Religion and Folklore. 5 Volume Set. Hardcover
    • by Kirsten Refsing. With John Batchelor, Basil Hall Chamberlain, Neil Gordon Munro.
    • A total of 2512 pages. 2002. This five volume set contains a number of texts on Ainu religious beliefs as seen through the eyes of foreign visitors to Hokkaido. The texts, over thirty in total, were published between 1875 and 1950 by Western European visitors to, and scholars in, Japan. Reduced price (was 1130,00). ISBN 9780700714865.

    Richie: A Hundred Years of Japanese Film: A Concise History, With a Selective Guide to DVDs And Videos. 2nd revised edition

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    • Hundred Years of Japanese Film: A Concise History, With a Selective Guide to DVDs and Videos. Revised edition 2012
    • by Donald Richie
    • 320 pages.

    Roberson, Suzuki: Men and Masculinities in Contemporary Japan: Dislocating the Salaryman Doxa. Pb

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    • Men and Masculinities in Contemporary Japan: Dislocating the Salaryman Doxa
    • Edited by James E. Roberson and Nobue Suzuki
    • Paperback, 240 pages, 9 figures, 1 table. 2002. The book moves beyond the stereotype of the Japanese white collar businessman to explore the diversity of identities and experiences found among Japanese men, including those versions of masculinity that are marginalized and subversive.

    Roshi: Shodo. The Quiet Art of Japanese ZEN Calligraphy. Hardback

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    • Shodo : The Quiet Art of Japanese ZEN Calligraphy.
    • Roshi, Gengo Akiba; Sato, Shozo
    • Hardback, 176 pages, Full-Colour Throughout; 30 ZEN Koans, 304 x 228 mm.

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    Ross: Mishima's Sword. Travels in Search of a Samurai Legend. Paperback

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    • Mishima's Sword. Travels in Search of a Samurai Legend. Paperback
    • by Christopher Ross
    • 262 pages. 2007

    Rousmaniere: Kazari: Decoration and Display in Japan, 15th - 19th Centuries

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    • Kazari: Decoration and Display in Japan, 15th - 19th Centuries
    • edited by Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere
    • 272 pages, 250 colour and 60 bw illustrations. 2002. The Japanese term "kazari" is used to describe the process that transforms the ordinary object into something extraordinary. This catalogue shows how this dynamic works in six specific Japanese artistic and social contexts, presenting contributions from leading scholars in the field

    Ryang: Koreans in Japan: Critical Voices from the Margin. Hardback

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    • Koreans in Japan: Critical Voices from the Margin. Hardback
    • Editor Sonia Ryang
    • 240 pages, bibliography, index. 2000. Koreans in Japan are a barely known minority, not only in the West but also within Japan itself. This pioneering study analyses these relations in the context of the particular conditions and constraints that Koreans face in Japanese society.

    Sadeo: Discovering the Arts of Japan : A Historical Overview. Paperback

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    • Discovering the Arts of Japan : A Historical Overview.
    • Sadeo, Tsuneko S.; Wada, Stephanie.
    • Paperback, 284 pages, 230 Illustrations, 13 in Full-Colour, 229 x 152 mm. This handy reference book is perfect for anyone interested in Japanese art, whether they be art history students and enthusiasts or tourists visiting Japan. A comprehensive overview of the major trends in art throughout the history of Japan, Discovering the Arts of Japan includes a select bibliography and list of major museums housing collections of Japanese art. Handsomely presented and easy-to-use, this book offers a valuable introduction to the subject, and encourages further in-depth study of specific periods and art forms.
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    Sansom: A History of Japan 1334-1615. Paperback

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    • History of Japan 1334-1615. Paperback
    • George Sansom
    • 442 pages and 20 plates. many illustrations and maps in text. 1991. Explains the structure of the feudal society, describes the rise of economic life and tells of the impact of Commodore Perry's arrival in 1853. Bibliographical notes

    Sansom: A History of Japan 1615-1867. Paperback

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    • History of Japan 1615-1867. Paperback
    • George Sansom
    • 258 pages, 23 plates, 8 illustrations, maps, in text. 1963. Explains the structure of the feudal society, describes the rise of economic life and tells of the impact of Commodore Perry's arrival in 1853. Bibliographical notes

    Sansom: A History of Japan to 1334. Paperback

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    • History of Japan to 1334. Paperback
    • George Sansom
    • 500 pages, 15 plates, with 19 illustrations in text. 1958. Explains the structure of the feudal society, describes the rise of economic life and tells of the impact of Commodore Perry's arrival in 1853. Bibliographical notes

    Sato: The Japanese Sword. A Comprehensive Guide. Hardback

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    • Japanese Sword. A Comprehensive Guide. Hardback
    • Kanzan Sato, Joe Earle
    • 180 pages, with 22 colour and 147 black white illustrations. 1983. One of the foremost experts on the Japanese sword describes their history and appreciations in this book, with photographs and illustrations.

    Saunders: Mudra. A Study of Symbolic Gestures in Japanese Buddhist Sculptures. Paperback

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    • Mudra. A Study of Symbolic Gestures in Japanese Buddhist Sculptures. Paperback
    • Ernest Dale Saunders
    • xxiii, 296 pages, 110 text figures and 4 diagrams, bibliography, notes and index, 26 plates

    Scheid: Der Eine und Einzige Weg der Götter. Yoshida Kanetomo und die Erfindung des Shinto. 24x17cm, broschiert

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    • Eine und Einzige Weg der Götter. Yoshida Kanetomo und die Erfindung des Shinto, broschiert
    • Bernhard Scheid
    • 393 Seiten. 2001. Der hier untersuchte Yoshida Shinto wurde im 15. Jh. von Yoshida Kanetomo (1435-1511) begründet und war v.a. im 17. und 18. Jh. äußerst einflussreich. Er gilt als erste religiöse Richtung, die sich selbst als "Shinto" (Weg der Götter) bezeichnete, und entwickelte eine Theologie, die sich explizit vom Buddhismus distanzierte.

    Segawa: The Yagyu Ninja Scrolls. Revenge of the Hori Clan. 2 delen, Paperback

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    • Yagyu Ninja Scrolls. Revenge of the Hori Clan. Volume 1+2
    • Paperback. Reduced price
    • by Masaki Segawa, 2007

    Sen Soshitsu XV: The Japanese Way of Tea. From Its Origins in China to Sen Rikyu. Paperback

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    • Japanese Way of Tea. From Its Origins in China to Sen Rikyu. Paperback
    • Sen Soshitsu XV, Translated by Morris
    • xxvii, 229 pages

    Shimizu: Japanese Frames of Mind. Cultural Perspectives on Human Development. Paperback

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    • Japanese Frames of Mind. Cultural Perspectives on Human Development. Paperback
    • edited by Hidetada Shimizu and Robert A. Levine
    • xxii, 278 pages, 2 line diagrams 14 tables. 2002. What challenge does Japanese psychology offer to Western psychology? Will the presumed universals of human nature discovered by Western psychology be reduced to a set of ‘local psychology’ among many in a world of unpredicted variations?

    Shirane: Early Modern Japanese Literature: An Anthology, 1600-1900. Abridged edition. Paperback

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    • Early Modern Japanese Literature: An Anthology, 1600-1900. Abridged edition. Paperback
    • edited by Haruo Shirane
    • vi, 655 pages. Numerous woodcut prints to be reproduced from previous edition. This abridged edition of Haruo Shirane's popular anthology retains the essential texts that have made the original volume such a valuable resource. The book introduces English-speaking readers to prose fiction genres, including dangibon, kibyoshi, sharebon, yomihon, kokkeibon, gokan, and ninjobon.

    Shirane: Traditional Japanese Literature: An Anthology, Beginnings to 1600. Paperback

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    • Traditional Japanese Literature: An Anthology, Beginnings to 1600. Paperback
    • Edited by Haruo Shirane
    • 1288 pages. This volume includes generous selections from Man'yÿsh, The Tale of Genji, The Pillow Book, Kokinsh, and other classics of Japanese literature, as well as a stunning range of folk literature, epic tales of war, poetry, and No drama.

    Silvester: Das Klassische Japan. Informationen über Japan von "A-Z", nicht nur erklärt, sonder auch Ihre historisch-kulturellen Ursprünge. Gebunden

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    • Das Klassische Japan. Informationen über Japan von "A-Z", nicht nur erklärt, sonder auch Ihre historisch-kulturellen Ursprünge. 23x30 cm. Gebunden
    • Shuichi Kato, Hans W. Silvester
    • 96 Seiten mit viele schwarz-weiss und Farbfotos. 1988

    Standish: A New History of Japanese Cinema. Paperback

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    • New History of Japanese Cinema. Paperback
    • Isolde Standish
    • 416 pages. 2006. In A New History of Japanese Cinema Isolde Standish focuses on the historical development of Japanese film. She details an industry and an art form shaped by the competing and merging forces of traditional culture and of economic and technological innovation.

    Stanley-Baker: Japanese Art. Second edition. Paperback

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    • Japanese Art. Revised, 2nd edition. Paperback
    • Joan Stanley-Baker
    • 224 pages, 167 illustrations (51 in colour). 2000. A concise overview of a fascinating but perplexing culture, from the prehistoric period to the present, bringing together the results of recent research. It addresses itself equally to those who come to Japanese art for the first time and to the student

    Stockwin: Governing Japan: Divided Politics in a Resurgent Economy. Paperback

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    • Governing Japan: Divided Politics in a Resurgent Economy. Paperback
    • By J.A.A. Stockwin
    • 320 pages, illustrations. 4th Revised edition 2008

    Stone: Original Enlightenment and the Transformation of Medieval Buddhism. Paperback

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    • Original Enlightenment and the Transformation of Medieval Buddhism. Paperback
    • Jacqueline I. Stone
    • xxi, 544 pages, 11 charts, illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index. 2003. This study moves beyond the treatment of the original enlightenment doctrine as abstract philosophy to explore its historical dimension. Drawing on a wealth of medieval primary sources and modern Japanese scholarship, it places this discourse in its ritual, institutional and social contexts

    Sugimoto: An Introduction to Japanese Society. 2nd Edition. Paperback

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    • Introduction to Japanese Society. 2nd Edition. Paperback.
    • Yoshio Sugimoto
    • 330 pages, 44 tables 12 figures 1 map. 2003. In a second edition of his book which has become essential reading for students of Japanese society, Yoshio Sugimoto uses both English and Japanese sources to update and expand upon his original narrative.

    Suzuki: The Price of Death. The Funeral Industry in Contemporary Japan. Cloth

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    • Price of Death. The Funeral Industry in Contemporary Japan. Cloth
    • Hikaru Suzuki
    • 266 pages, 10 figures, 5 tables, 10 photos on 8 plates, bibliography, index. 2001. Lively, first-hand descriptions of commercial funerals in Japan and the cultural interactions that surround their preparation and performance are contrasted with a lengthy discussion of the traditional funerary rituals they've replaced to reveal the complex cultural interaction that has ultimately led to a new, urban, and commercial tradition

    Suzuki: Zen and Japanese Culture. Pb

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    • Zen and Japanese Culture.
    • D.T. Suzuki 2010 Paperback, 608 pages, Illustrations, 229 x 152 mm
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    Suzuki: Zen Buddhism: Selected Writings of D. T. Suzuki. Paperback

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    • Zen Buddhism: Selected Writings of D. T. Suzuki. Paperback
    • by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki
    • 1996, 2006

    Takaiwa, Yoshihara, Kapp: The Art of Japanese Sword Polishing. Hardcover

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    • Art of Japanese Sword Polishing. Hardcover
    • Setsuo Takaiwa, Yoshindo Yoshihara, Leon and Hiroko Kapp
    • 192 pages. 2006. Japanese swords have long been prized for their aesthetic beauty as well as their functional properties. As polishing plays a vital role in determining the sword's final shape and appearance, an understanding of the polisher's art is essential for anyone interested in this unique weapon.

    Tanabe: Religions of Japan in Practice. Paperback

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    • Religions of Japan in Practice. Paperback
    • Georg J. Tanabe, Jr. editor
    • 564 pages, appendix and index. 1999

    Tanaka: Advertising Language. A Pragmatic Approach to Advertisements in Britain and Japan. Paperback

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    • Advertising Language. A Pragmatic Approach to Advertisements in Britain and Japan. Paperback
    • Keiko Tanaka
    • 148 pages, 12 plates, bibliography, index. 1999. It analyses the ways advertisers use language to gain and retain the attention of their audience, with particular emphasis on puns and metaphors. The book contains a unique chapter on images of women in Japanese advertising and is the only book to contrast British and Japanese advertising

    Tanaka: New Times in Modern Japan. Paperback

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    • New Times in Modern Japan. Paperback
    • by Stefan Tanaka
    • 240 pages. 2006. Talks about the transformation of time during Japan's Meiji period, specifically from around 1870 to 1900. By examining topics ranging from geology, ghosts, childhood, art history, and architecture to nature as a whole, this work explores how changing conceptions of time destabilized inherited knowledge and practices

    Tanizaki: A Cat, A Man, and Two Women. Paperback

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    • A Cat, A Man, and Two Women.
    • Tanizaki, Junichiro/ McCarthy, Paul
    • Pb., 164 pages : 8.25 H x 0.75 D x 5.50 W inches. A novella and two short stories reveal Tanizaki at his best and most bizarre
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