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The Building of Horyu-ji
The Building of Horyu-ji
Nishioka Tsunekazu and Kohara Jiro Translated by Michael Brase
Horyu-ji temple was first erected in the 7th century and has come down to us today in the magnificen...
The Burden of the Past
The Burden of the Past
Kimura Kan
Translated by Marie Speed, Foreword by Gi-Wook Shin
The Burden of the Past reexamines the dispute over historical perception between Japan and South Kor...
Bushido and the Art of Living
Bushido and the Art of Living
Alexander Bennett
What is Bushido? What is Budo? How are the culture and traditions of samurai connected with the mode...
Contemporary Japanese Architects
Contemporary Japanese Architects
Igarashi Tarō
Translated by David Noble
Architects play an essential role in contemporary society, helping to shape the environment in which...
Designing Japan
Designing Japan
Hara Kenya
Translated by Maggie Kinser Hohle and Naito Yukiko
Designing Japan: A Future Built on Aesthetics presents renowned designer Kenya Hara’s vision of how ...
Edo Japan Encounters the World
Edo Japan Encounters the World
Donald Keene and Shiba Ryotaro
Translated by Tony Gonzalez
Edo Japan Encounters the World continues the conversation, begun nearly twenty years earlier in The ...
The Entrepreneur Who Built Modern Japan
The Entrepreneur Who Built Modern Japan
Shimada Masakazu
Translated by Paul Narum
In this penetrating biography of Shibusawa Eiichi (1840-1931), one of Japan's foremost entrepreneurs...
Essays on the History of Scientific Thought in Modern Japan
Essays on the History of Scientific Thought in Modern Japan
Edited by Kanamori Osamu
Translated by Christopher Carr and M. G. Sheftall
This book covers the history of physics, chemistry, and pharmacology in modern Japan, focusing on th...
Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan
Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan
Edited by Tsutsui Kiyotada
Translated by Noda Makito and Paul Narum
Why did Showa Japan rush to war? Where did Japan fail? This compilation of the most up-to-date studi...
The Territory of Japan
The Territory of Japan
Serita Kentaro
Translated by Alex Meyer
The Northern Territories, Takeshima, and the Senkaku Islands—what exactly is the territorial extent ...
Global Class Japanese SMEs
Global Class Japanese SMEs
Kurosaki Makoto
Translated by Larry Greenberg
30 years have passed since Japan emerged on the global stage as the second largest economy quickly m...
The Happy Youth of a Desperate Country
The Happy Youth of a Desperate Country
Furuichi Noritoshi
Translated by Raj Mahtani
Young people in present-day Japan, a socially-polarized society, have been reportedly "unhappy." Acc...