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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...
Flower Petals Fall, but the Flower Endures
Flower Petals Fall, but the Flower Endures
Takeuchi Seiichi
Life is short and transient. The feeling that this evokes is called mujōkan in Japanese. Rather than...
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...
Friendship across the Seas
Friendship across the Seas
Agawa Naoyuki
Translated by Yabuki Hiraku
This book describes the history of the relationship between the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (J...
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...
Heritage Culture and Business, Kyoto Style
Heritage Culture and Business, Kyoto Style
Murayama Yuzo
Translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter
Kyoto, where world-class high-tech industries exist alongside heritage industries. Achieving highly ...
The History of US-Japan Relations
The History of US-Japan Relations
Edited by Iokibe Makoto
English edition edited by Tosh Minohara
Examining the 160-year relationship between America and Japan, this edited volumes deals in depth wi...
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...
Human Resource Development in Twentieth-Century Japan
Human Resource Development in Twentieth-Century Japan
Inoki Takenori
Translated by Tony Gonzalez
For Japan, where natural resources are not abundant, the importance of human resources cannot be ove...
If There Were No Japan
If There Were No Japan
Roger Pulvers
An award-winning writer and translator who has immersed himself in Japanese culture for half a centu...