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The Era of Great Disasters
The Era of Great Disasters
Iokibe Makoto
Translated by Tony Gonzalez
The Era of Great Disasters examines modern disaster response in Japan, from the changing earthquake ...
Flowers, Birds, Wind, and Moon
Flowers, Birds, Wind, and Moon
Matsuoka Seigo
Translated by David Noble
Japanese culture is deeply rooted in nature—from literature to the visual arts, and from religious p...
History, Memory, and Politics in Postwar Japan
History, Memory, and Politics in Postwar Japan
Edited by Iokibe Kaoru, Komiya Kazuo, Hosoya Yuichi, Miyagi Taizo, and the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research’s Political and Diplomatic Review Project
Translated by Christopher F. Ryal
Memories can be shared―or contested. Japan and Korea, just one case in point, share centuries of int...
How Human Is Human?
How Human Is Human?
Ishiguro Hiroshi
Translated by Tony Gonzalez

How Human Is Human?: The View from Robotics Research presents an overview of various androids create...
Japan's Approach to Legal and Judicial Development in Developing Countries
Japan's Approach to Legal and Judicial Development in Developing Countries
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Beginning with the drafting of Vietnam’s civil law in 1996, the Japan International Cooperation Agen...
The Japan-US Alliance of Hope
The Japan-US Alliance of Hope
Edited by Kitaoka Shinichi, Kubo Fumiaki, and the Nakasone Peace Institute
Translated by Charles Stewart
The Japan-US alliance has continued to deepen and develop for around sixty years, responding to the ...
The Kidai Shōran Scroll
The Kidai Shōran Scroll
Ozawa Hiromu and Kobayashi Tadashi
Translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter
The Kidai Shōran is a magnificent painted Japanese scroll, an artistic rendering of one of the most ...
The Legacy of Kano Jigoro
The Legacy of Kano Jigoro
The Committee for the Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Jigoro Kano
Translated by Tom Kain
The founder of judo, Kano Jigoro, is a highly revered figure amongst those who pursue the sport. Lit...
Lost in Evolution
Lost in Evolution
Kawabata Hiroto
Supervised by Kaifu Yosuke
Translated by Dana Lewis
A book that will change how you think about humanity. Even as societies are beset with turmoil over...
Making Xavier’s Dream Real
Making Xavier’s Dream Real
Nanyan Guo
This book reveals how St. Francis Xavier’s (1506–1552) dream of evangelizing Japan has been realized...
Population and the Japanese Economy
Population and the Japanese Economy
Yoshikawa Hiroshi
Translated by Charles Stewart
Japan where population decline is progressing and the number of workers is decreasing. While the fis...
Remnants of Days Past
Remnants of Days Past
Watanabe Kyoji
Translated by Joseph Litsch
Remnants of Days Past, by Kyoji Watanabe, is an epic journey into Japan’s past. It is a comprehensiv...