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Steps Toward Making Every Vote Count: Electoral System Reform in Canada and its Provinces

By: "(Henry Milner, ed.)"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Peterborough, ONT", Broadview Press: 2004

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 7-5H001

ISBN: 1551116480

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for faint shelfwear to exterior edges and 4 pages with a few words underlined. ""developments in the growing movement to reform Canada's electoral system…up-to-date accounts of developments in BN, Quebec, PEI and Ontario…experiences in New Zealand and Scotland., which have adopted... plans... attempting balance...look(s) at South Africa, Japan, France and the US...for the light it casts on a specific aspect of electoral system reform...(and) practical implications...""" View more info

Japan: An Anthropological Introduction

By: "Befu, Harumi"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Chandler Publishing: ©1971

Seller ID: 94H009

Condition: GOOD


"UGLY reading copy - exterior (rubbed, scraped, curled) but clean, tight interior with only occasional underlining. ""On the small islands of Japan, over a hundred million people make their living in an area roughly comparable in size to the state of California. This book is about those people - how they came to be what they are, how they live, and how they feel.""" View more info

UNBEATEN TRACKS IN JAPAN (VIRAGO TRAVELLERS)

By: "BIRD, ISABELLA L."

Price: $1.65

Publisher: VIRAGO PRESS LTD:

Seller ID: 9780860684220

ISBN: 0860684229

Condition: GOOD


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The rape of Nanking

By: "Chnag, Iris"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London UK, Penguin / Basic Books: 1998

Seller ID: 8-5T001

ISBN: 0141007885

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""the forgotten story of one of history's most brutal massacres…(told from) 3 perspectives: that of the Japanese soldiers; that of the Chinese; and that of a group of Westerners who refused to abandon the city and created a safety zone..."" 290 indexed, annotated pages." View more info

Impressions of Japanese Architecture and the Allied Arts

By: "Cram, Ralph Adams"

Price: $11.50

Publisher: NY, Dover: 1930

Edition: (1966 reprint)

Seller ID: 25T006

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean & with slight flare to cover. Slight foxing to top, exterior pages edges. Lamination starting to peel. ""a compilation of essays written around 1905...Cram saw Japanese art and architecture with the eyes of discovery and, in these essays,, conveys a delightful freshness of vision and an infectious enthusiasm..."" Unabridged, corrected republication of 1930 edition. 59 illustrations. Index, 304 pages 5-3/8x8"" (22.2x13.3cm)" View more info

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Quick- Guides Business Guide to Japan: Opening Doors…and Closing Deals!

By: "De Mente, Boye Lafayette"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Rutland, VT", Yenbooks / Charles E. Tuttle: 1989

Edition: "(3rd printing, 1991)"

Seller ID: 16M004

ISBN: 0804816131

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Pocket size. ""Everything you need to know to win at the business game in Japan…all the practical tips and insider's hints you need…"" 173 pages" View more info

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Japanese Made Easy

By: "Dobson, Dr. James"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", Tuttle: 2004

Edition: (2nd printing)

Seller ID: 9DT003

ISBN: 0804833826

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""A comprehensive, situation-based guide designed to get you speaking simple Japanese from the first day? Covers all the most common social situations encountered by visitors to Japan. 160 pages with Grammar index and glossary, 8x5.25"" (20.3x13.3cm)." View more info

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Caught in the Evil's Hand

By: "Duvall, Ruby"

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Ellora's Cave Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 7-1T014

ISBN: 1419957554

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality. ""Set in a fictional world based upon 16th century Japan…magic, mortal danger…soul-shaking passion"" " View more info

Wonderful Fool

By: "Endo, Shisaku"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Tokyo, Japan", Charles E. Tuttle: 1980

Edition: (3rd printing)

Seller ID: 68P001

ISBN: 0293000376

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for sight foxing inside front cover and 1 folded page corner. Translated from the Japanese by Francis Mathy. ""continues his examination of 'mudswamp Japan' - his phrase for the Japanese world of moral apathy and insensitivity to God and sin...""" View more info

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Victory Over Japan

By: "Gilchrist, Ellen"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN & CO INC:

Seller ID: 9780316313070

ISBN: 0316313076

Condition: GOOD


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Japan From Prehistory to Modern Times

By: "Hall, John Whitney"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell:

Seller ID: 9780440541899

ISBN: 0440541891

Condition: GOOD


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Richard Halliburton's Book of Marvels: The Orient

By: "Halliburton, Richard"

Price: $36.95

Publisher: "Indianapolis, IN", Bobbs-Merrill: 1938

Seller ID: 7-NY004

Condition: GOOD


"Tight, bright and clean interior, slight tilt to spine. Exterior has rubbed spine with frayed and ripped top and softened bottom, rubbed cover corners and light age soil to cover edges and page edges. Red cloth with gilt lettering. No dust jacket. Owner's name on back of endpaper. Geography told as a continuing story, starting with the golden statue of Zeus at Olympia, Greece and ending at Mt. Fuji, Japan. Tells of the importance of 30 places, showing them with full page, black and white aerial photos, marking a moment in time (1938), of familiar and legendary places. 316 pages.7.25x... View more info

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In Ghostly Japan

By: "Hearn, Lafcadio"

Price: $37.95

Publisher: "Rutland, VT", Charles E. Tuttle: 1972

Edition: (2nd printing)

Seller ID: 68P026

ISBN: 0804809658

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, light age soil to exterior, slight curl. Wear to edges and corners. ""twelve ghostly stories...The Japanese have two kinds of ghosts proper in their folklore: the spirits of the dead, or shiryo, and the spirits of the living, or ikiryo...take your choice, depending upon the type of nightmare your prefer.""" View more info

The Spiteful Planet and Other Stories

By: "Hoshi, Shinichi (Bernard Susser and Tomoyoshi Genkawa, trans.)"

Price: $195.95

Publisher: "Tokyo, Japan", The Japan Times: 1978

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-NT007

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright covers, faintest age tanning of pages, clean and square. Faint surface crease on silver covers. Dust jacket is unclipped, bright and crisp but has slight wear to bottom of spine and light age tanning to spine. 30 stories by ""Japan's leading science fiction writer"". 207 pages." View more info

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Japan's War: The Great Pacific Conflict

By: "Hoyt, Edwin"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Cooper Square Press:

Seller ID: 9780815411185

ISBN: 0815411189

Condition: GOOD


The many factors that led to Japan's participation in World War II, and the horrifying battles that resulted, come into focus in Japan's War: The Great Pacific Conflict. The book, which takes into account Japanese and Asian documents and scholarship in addition to American and European sources, chronicles events in the Pacific from 1853 to 1951. During those years, the leaders of Japan, believing in the superiority of their nation and culture, sought to dominate East Asia and the Pacific Basin. That period also saw Japan and America becoming entangled in each other's national affairs, starting... View more info

"American Attitudes Toward Japan, 1941 - 1975"

By: "Johnson, Sheila K."

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Stanford, CA/ Washington, DC", "Hoover Institution 0n War, Revolution and Peace (#51) /American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research": 1975

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 99H024

ISBN: 084473179X

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean & square. Light rubbing to covers and a single faint crease on each cover. ""examines American perceptions of Japan and traces them from World War II to the present…contends that once stereotypes take hold, they can shape international events..."" 114 pages, 9x6"" (22.9x15cm)" View more info

Japanese Language Teaching in the Nineties: Materials & Course Design

By: "Kaiser, Stefan (ed.)"

Price: $44.95

Publisher: "Sandgate, UK", Japan Library / Curzon Press: 1993

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 7-4H009

ISBN: 1873410034

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean, small creases to back corners. Small bump and stain to page edges on bottom front. Identical to American Routledge edition, but 1 year earlier. ""various aspects of recent developments in the areas of teaching materials and designing courses of learners of Japanese at the secondary tertiary and adult levels…""" View more info

"Fast Forward - Hollywood, The Japanese, and the VCR Wars"

By: "Lardner, James"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: NY, Mentor #2626 / NAL: 1988

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 7-4P007

ISBN: 0451626265

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, lightly age tanned pages, light soil and wear to covers, creased spine, slightly skewed. Appears unread. ""The thoroughly fascinating, occasionally frightening, frequently funny story of how the VCR was invented by the Americans, taken over by the Japanese, conquered the world, and was fought over by the awesome powers that all wanted the biggest slice of the pie."" " View more info

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The Fool and the Phoenix: A Tale of Old Japan

By: "Lattimore, Deborah Nourse"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: HarperCollins:

Seller ID: 9780060262099

ISBN: 0060262095

Condition: GOOD


In a carefully researched, lavishly illustrated original tale of long ago, Deborah Nourse Lattimore transports readers back through time to a land where Shoguns rule and mythical creatures abound. Focusing on one of her favorite periods in history--Japan's Edo period--Lattimore writes of a poor birdcatcher named Hideo who is banished from his village when he is accused of being the evil bandit who steals from Shogun and villager alike. Finding shelter under the boughs of a tree, Hideo hears a rustling and makes a catch beyond his wildest dreams. Painted in the art style of the Edo period, each... View more info

"RAI and the Future Force #14 thru #18, Oct 93 thru Feb 94"

By: "Layton, Bedard, Mayo, Ostrander"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Valiant Comics: 1993-1994

Seller ID: 26C028

Condition: FINE


"In 41st century Japan, the spirit guardian that protects the nation is called Rai…a title passed down from father to son." View more info