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Japan-China Relations in the Modern Era
Japan-China Relations in the Modern Era
Ryosei Kokubun, Yoshihide Soeya, Akio Takahara, Shin Kawashima
Translated by Keith Krulak
From before the dawn of recorded history, there has been a rich flow of interaction between Japan ...
The Japanese Linguistic Landscape
The Japanese Linguistic Landscape
Nakanishi Susumu
Photographs by Nakanishi Kimiko
Translated by Ryan Shaldjian Morrison
Languages change over time. No matter how hard we try to control and regulate them, they exist in a ...
The Japanese Sense of Beauty
The Japanese Sense of Beauty
Takashina Shūji
Translated by Matt Treyvaud
What makes Japanese art unique? In The Japanese Sense of Beauty, art critic and historian Takashina ...
Kabuki, a Mirror of Japan
Kabuki, a Mirror of Japan
Matsui Kesako
Translated by David Crandall
In this delightfully engaging look at Japan’s traditional dance-drama, Matsui Kesako approaches kabu...
Landscape Gardener Ogawa Jihei and His Times
Landscape Gardener Ogawa Jihei and His Times
Suzuki Hiroyuki
Translated by Hart Larrabee
Securing the generous support of the politicians and industrialists who propelled Japan’s modernizat...
Listen to the Voice of the Earth
Listen to the Voice of the Earth
Oki Satoko
Translated by Iwaki Takako
“I wrote this book in the hope that readers will be able to save their own lives as well as those of...
The Lure of Pokémon
The Lure of Pokémon
Nakazawa Shinichi
Translated by Ted Mack
Video games are often thought to draw children out of nature and into isolated, closed spaces. In Th...
Mixing Work with Pleasure
Mixing Work with Pleasure
Suzuki Toshio
Translated by Roger Speares
Toshio Suzuki has devoted himself to Studio Ghibli for some thirty years, producing such world-renow...
The Music of Color
The Music of Color
Shimura Fukumi
Translated by Matt Treyvaud
Photographs by Inoue Takao
“I have received color without limit from the natural world in the years since I entered the dyer’s ...
Mutsu Munemitsu and His Time
Mutsu Munemitsu and His Time
Okazaki Hisahiko
Translated by Noda Makito
Toward the end of the Tokugawa shogunate, Mutsu Munemitsu was ousted from his home Kishu-han as a re...
Myth and Deity in Japan
Myth and Deity in Japan
Kamata Toji
Translated by Gaynor Sekimori
Shinto is a tradition native to Japan that arose naturally on the eastern fringe of the Eurasian con...
The People and Culture of Japan
The People and Culture of Japan
Donald Keene and Shiba Ryotaro
Translated by Tony Gonzalez
This book features conversations between Donald Keene, a preeminent scholar of Japanese literature, ...