Non-Fiction - History
Non-Fiction - Travel - Country Travel Guide - ISBN: 1861979673
Drawing on a range of sources, from manga comics to MacArthur's report to Congress, this work traces the impact of defeat and reconstruction on different aspects of Japan's national life.
As the first British Professor of Philosophy since 1882 to be invited to teach at the prestigious and enigmatic University of Tokyo - the Oxbridge of Japan - Simon May enjoyed a degree of access denie...
Non-Fiction - Science & Technology - ISBN: 1441915036
Written by an American writer on Japanese art and culture who has lived in Tokyo since 1947, this is a survey of Tokyo's architecture, fashions, nightlife and sex industry.
Non-Fiction - World History
Non-Fiction - Travel - ISBN: 1742200982
Non-Fiction - Travel - Holiday Guide - ISBN: 0955944708
Examines the transformation of Japan's attitude toward China up to the time of the Russo-Japanese War (1904/5). This book shows how modern Sino-Japanese attitudes were shaped by a multitude of factors...
Non-Fiction - Travel - Country Travel Guide - Asia - Japan - ISBN: 184353908X
The world's best full-colour travel guides just got better. This volume in the award-winning "Eyewitness" series shows Japan as it has never been shown before. This book helps you explore shrines and ...
"A Traveller's History of Japan" not only offers the reader a chronological outline of the nation's development but also provides an invaluable introduction to its language, literature and arts, from ...
Based on the traditional Japanese style of eating, this book contains over 40 simple recipes. Including a 7-day Healthy Eating Plan built on the foundations of the Japanese diet, but based on ready me...
Non-Fiction - ISBN: 0199541418
Non-Fiction - Language & Linguistics - ISBN: 4770015364
Effectively it is the story of the birth of modern South and South- East Asia and the hopes and fears of the dozens of armies' marching through the jungle battlefields.
The decades of Western adulation for the Japanese 'economic miracle' failed to notice a key point - that in pursuit of this miracle, the Japanese had turned their country into a concrete shambles. Thi...
Non-Fiction - Football
Now fully revised and updated, this widely-praised introductory text explores Japan through the prism of three alternative perspectives: Mainstream, revisionist and culturalist. Beginning with the not...
Non-Fiction - Travel - Country Travel Guide - Asia - Japan - ISBN: 9948858530
Non-Fiction - Language & Linguistics - ISBN: 4893600354
Estevez-Abe explores the egalitarian capitalism of postwar Japan and the political mechanisms that sustained it.
Non-fiction - History - ISBN: 1844159124
Non-Fiction - Arts & Music - Art & Design - ISBN: 4894448327
Non-Fiction - Military History - ISBN: 0195051904
Fiction - Graphic Novel
Looks at Japan's complex history. This work covers from the nation's earliest known civilization (about 30009 BCE) onwards. It traces various aspects of Japanese art, religion, the imperial court, mil...
Non-Fiction - ISBN: 0198234228
Dore traces the debates that ensue on corporate governance, on worker rights, on supplier relations, on cartels and anti-trust, on pensions and welfare. He also analyses actual changes in economic beh...
A current and comprehensive source of information on contemporary Japanese society, history, and culture. This monumental work is packed with data on the economy, government, and politics of Japan, as...
Beautiful and interesting place to visit, lovely polite people, efficient transport systems, clean
Not the cheapest place to visit, language barrier can lead to confusion.
A great adventure
Leave that handkerchief at home!
Successful communication feels like an achievement
It pays to invest some time and effort