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"American Attitudes Toward Japan, 1941 - 1975"

By: "Johnson, Sheila K."

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Stanford, CA/ Washington, DC", 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

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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", UNIV OF TORONTO PR: 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

The River Ki (Japan's Women Writers)

By: "Ariyoshi, Sawako"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Kodansha America:

Seller ID: 9780870115141

ISBN: 0870115146

Condition: GOOD


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The Doctor's Wife (Japan's Women Writers)

By: "Ariyoshi, Sawako"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Kodansha America:

Seller ID: 9780870114656

ISBN: 0870114654

Condition: GOOD


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Japan: An Anthropological Introduction

By: "Befu, Harumi"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, ©1971

Seller ID: 94H009

Condition: GOOD


"Ugly 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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Impressions of Japanese Architecture and the Allied Arts

By: "Cram, Ralph Adams"

Price: $11.50

Publisher: NY, 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

Geisha

By: "Dalby, Liza Crihfield"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Japan, 1985

Seller ID: 5-6T005

ISBN: 4484851156

Condition: GOOD+


"Book with black and white flower-patterned cover with French flaps- as new except for faint foxing to top exterior page edges. Cream colored dust jacket with multi-colored patterns and lettering and 2 photographs is intact but stained. Pink sales banner with white lettering is present but creased, rubbed and torn. Anthropologist Liza Dalby was accepted into the geisha community of Pontochô in Kyoto for a yearlong stint under the geisha name Ichigiku. This account of her unique experience provides an intimate look into a feminine community that has been the subject of rumor and fantasy ... 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", 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", 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: ELLORAS CAVE PUB INC: 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", 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

Victory Over Japan

By: "Gilchrist, Ellen"

Price: $3.50

Seller ID: 9780316313070

Condition: GOOD


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Monet & Japan

By: "Green, Pauline (ed.)"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: "Canberra, Australia", 2001

Seller ID: 7-4Y014

ISBN: 0642541299

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new with faintest shelfwear to covers. 216 page exhibit catalog for exhibits in Canberra and Perth in 2001. Contents: 4 annotated essays illustrated with thumb-nail prints - ""A New and Strange Beauty: Monet and Japanese Art (60 pages); ""Claude Monet: Between 'Impressionism' and 'Japonism' "" (12 pages); ""Waves of Influence: Japan and The West"" (14 pages); ""Monet and Japanese Screen Painting"" (8 pages); full catalog with full page (9-1/4x11-3/8"") photos of Monet items and a mixture of full page and grouped photos o... View more info

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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In Ghostly Japan

By: "Hearn, Lafcadio"

Price: $37.95

Publisher: "Rutland, VT", 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", 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

Tomomori of the Heike (from the Tale of the Heike)

By: "Junji Kinoshita (reteller), Sara Ann Nishie (trans)"

Price: $42.95

Publisher: Labo teaching Information Center, "Tokyo, Japan": 1986

Seller ID: 7-5Y005

Condition: GOOD+


"Interior - text and illustrations, as new. Exterior -covers are faded to pale blue, rubbed with some soil and rubbed down to boards on edges and in a large spot on front cover. The story is told with an interlinear translation of Japanese characters with English. It has 16 illustrations (5 full page, 2 pages with 3 panels, 8 single panels (2 to a page), and 1 double page fold out. 56 pages, 8.5x12x.5"". ""Sounds in Kiddyland: Series 19"",book only" View more info

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

By: "Lardner, James"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: NY, 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