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Seeing Japan

Author : Charles Whipple
ISBN : 9784770023377
Genre : Photography
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The scenes and images that best typify Japan are showcased in this lavishroduction - full colour photographs throughout, with a succinct andlluminating text. Part 1 presents the tremendous range of landscapes andustoms in the various distinctive regions of this suprisingly large andiverse nation, while Part 2 concentrates on the arts and traditions of aulture that has been nurtured over centuries. Part 3 offers essentialackground on the country's history, language and people.
Category: Photography

Seeing Japan Through The Eyes Of A Jamaican Expat

Author : Dave Collymore
ISBN : 1505628741
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Seeing Japan - Through the eyes of a Jamaican expat offers an inside look into the life of a Jamaican expat living and working in Japan. Author/Blogger Dave O. Collymore reveals his insightful and sometimes irreverent homage to Japan. Born of the author's most popular blog posts, this personal journey through this mystical and mysterious land is told through real world experiences and offers historical facts that tell the story of this beautiful country alongside anecdotal evidence that are sure to pique your interest in embracing new cultures. Discover little known facts and long-held beliefs of those who call Japan home. Explore regional, delectable cuisine and customs. Become acquainted with how other cultures heavily influence Japanese culture and how those influences have become more mainstream, surprising expats upon arrival. Chock-full of valuable information that no travel agent would dare mention, this travel memoir will inspire you to move outside of your comfort zone and embrace life by immersing yourself in faraway lands and cultures.

I Ll Be Seeing You

Author : JAMES T. BORN
ISBN : 1477271937
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This is a true love story of a woman who walked through life's trials with God by her side. Her walk and faith in Jesus Christ manifests itself when she tells of her trials and tribulations, that she endured during World War II, Vietnam and during her almost 65 years of marriage to the same man. Her continued faith will inspire you, and help you to understand what you may need to do, when you are confronted with life's tragic and sometimes sudden events. She is of the "Greatest Generation" and her story, much of which is in her own words, will instill in you that courage that her generation had. This story was accomplished with historical perspective and with a feeling of deep religious conviction.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Potters Of Japan

Author : Bill Geisinger
ISBN : 9780975435137
Genre : Art, Japanese
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From 2005 through 2007, the author studied nine families from the original 1968 documentary film "Potters of Japan" by Richard and Marj Peeler. The Kondo, Shimaoka, Ichino, Kaneshige, Mori, Katō, Fujiwara, Waraku and Takahashi family names are synonymous with Japanese pottery. Each produces ceramic work that is respected and admired by thousands of Japanese and individuals throughout the world. This book is a review of each family since the original film and essentially a study of contemporary Japanese Ceramics from 1968 to the present. There are as many similarities as differences among this group of potters. Tradition is pivotal here; family name, prestige, artistic and technical secrets are passed from generation to generation with each family developing their own expression and unique qualities. Today, studio pottery in Japan has grown and there are many more people working and expanding the traditions of the original six old kilns (rokkouyo) and this book is an introduction to studio pottery in Japan today.
Category: Art, Japanese

Japan China And Networked Regionalism In East Asia

Author : J. Rathus
ISBN : 9780230342910
Genre : Political Science
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Viewing the rise of China from Japan's perspective, the author elucidates Japanese policy responses and their implications for regional institution building. It fills a gap in knowledge about the development of East Asian regional institutions and Sino-Japanese relationships.
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Japan S Global Health Policy

Author : Haruko Sugiyama
ISBN : 9781442224780
Genre : Political Science
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Recent years have seen a considerable shift in the sources of financial assistance for global health activities. With the private sector as well as emerging economies joining the more developed nations as major players, the balance of power is changing, leading to a momentous shift in perceptions of “global health.”
Category: Political Science

Asean Japan Relations

Author : Narongchai Akrasanee
ISBN : 9789971902636
Genre : Business & Economics
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A companion volume to ASEAN-Japan Relaions: Investment. Contributors include Narongchai Akrasanee, Dorodjatun Kuntjoro-Jakti, Prijono Tjiptoherijanto, Zakaria Haji Ahmad, K.C. Cheong, Romeo M. Bautista, Wilfrido V. Villacorta, Lim Hua sing, Lee Chin Choo, Likhit Dhiravegin, and kazuo Nukazawa. This volume identifies and analyses the economic and political factors influencing the direction and future of bilateral and intra-regional trade.
Category: Business & Economics

Japan In Traditional And Postmodern Perspectives

Author : Charles Wei-hsun Fu
ISBN : 0791424707
Genre : History
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This book displays the uniqueness and creativity of Japan in terms of the interplay between traditional and postmodern perspectives. It deals with the traditional elements in Japanese culture in the light of or in contrast to postmodernism.
Category: History

Japan Diary

Author : Mark Gayn
ISBN : 9781462911523
Genre : History
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This book is an eyewitness report of what happened in Japan and Korea during the Occupation years from December 1945 to May 1948. It is also meant to be some other things. It is the story of that extraordinary figure General Douglas MacArthur, and the men around him. It is the story of the way American foreign polity operated in one segment of the globe and of the plot and counterplot that went on behind the Japanese throne in the years of war and of the subsequent conspiracy to thwart the Allied purposes. It is the story of the common people in two Oriental lands. It is, finally, the record of the author's education, and not a few readers will find it controversial. But it is an absorbing book nonetheless, and the years that have passed since its first publication have not diminished its value as the chronicle of a highly observant reporter. It is indeed an intriguing panorama that Gayn presents, and whether the reader agrees with him in all of his observations, he can hardly accuse him of being unexciting.
Category: History