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Product Description: After the devastation of World War II, Japanese designers forged a new aesthetic that joined themes of destruction and rebirth with an appreciation for life and an awareness of the world around them. Twelve designers in particular stand out in this regard; this book is a tribute to them...read more

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9781931241083 | Graphis Inc, December 1, 2002, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: After the devastation of World War II, Japanese designers forged a new aesthetic that joined themes of destruction and rebirth with an appreciation for life and an awareness of the world around them.

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Product Description: *Includes pictures *Includes accounts of the earthquake and subsequent fires by survivors *Includes a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents Of the numerous disasters, both natural and man-made, to strike Japan during the 20th century, the Great Kanto Earthquake was among the worst, and the most significant...read more
By Charles River Editors (corporate author)

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9781505809411 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 30, 2014, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: *Includes pictures *Includes accounts of the earthquake and subsequent fires by survivors *Includes a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents Of the numerous disasters, both natural and man-made, to strike Japan during the 20th century, the Great Kanto Earthquake was among the worst, and the most significant.

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Product Description: On March 11, 2011, Japan was struck by the shockwaves of a 9.0 magnitude undersea earthquake originating less than 50 miles off its eastern coastline. The most powerful earthquake to have hit Japan in recorded history, it produced a devastating tsunami with waves reaching heights of over 130 feet that in turn caused an unprecedented multireactor meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant...read more

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9780801452000 | Cornell Univ Pr, April 2, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: On March 11, 2011, Japan was struck by the shockwaves of a 9.

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9781156739488 | General Books, August 20, 2010, cover price $11.39

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Product Description: In 1701 young Lord Asano is goaded into attacking a corrupt official at the Japanese Court. Although the wound Asano inflicts is minimal, the Emperor's punishment is harsh: Lord Asano is ordered to commit seppuku, or ritual suicide...read more
By John Allyn and Stephen Turnbull (foreword by)

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9781622313563 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, November 26, 2013), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In 1701 young Lord Asano is goaded into attacking a corrupt official at the Japanese Court.

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Product Description: Now a major motion picture!47 Ronin is the unforgettable tale of a band of samurai who defied the Emperor to avenge the disgrace and death of their master, and faced certain death as a result. This set off a chain of events that led to one of the bloodiest episodes in Japanese history...read more
By John Allyn and Stephen Turnbull (foreword by)

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9784805312032 | Reprint edition (Tuttle Pub, September 10, 2012), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Now a major motion picture!

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Product Description: World War II dominates world history today as it dominated world attention over 60 years ago. In spite of the alliances that bound many of the same participants, the war was essentially two separate but simultaneous conflicts: one involved Japan as the major antagonist and took place mostly in Asia and Pacific; and the other, initiated by Germany and Italy, was contested mainly in Europe, North Africa, the Mediterranean, and the Atlantic...read more

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9780810868632 | Scarecrow Pr, September 30, 2009, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: World War II dominates world history today as it dominated world attention over 60 years ago.

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9780810870260 | Scarecrow Pr, September 15, 2009, cover price $45.00

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Product Description: Japan is often thought of as a place where the modern world and ancient traditions meet in surprising and fascinating ways. The rapid pace of technological, social and cultural change throughout the 20th century propelled the country forward but left countless establishments, industries and entire towns deserted...read more

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9782361951320 | Globe Pequot Pr, November 16, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Japan is often thought of as a place where the modern world and ancient traditions meet in surprising and fascinating ways.

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Product Description: Shinzo Abe returned to office as Prime Minister of Japan 2012, leading the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) for a second time. This book examines how Abe has sought a restoration of Japanese primacy at three levels: political, through the restoration of the traditional postwar parliamentary dominance of the LDP; economic, through his signature policy known as “Abenomics,” which aims to restore Japan’s economic prosperity and end decades-long deflationary stagnation; and strategic, in which Abe wishes to restore Japan to a prominent role in regional and international security by reinterpreting and potentially altering or even abolishing Article 9 of the constitution, which would allow greater deployment of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces...read more

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9781498516761 | Lexington Books, May 16, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Shinzo Abe returned to office as Prime Minister of Japan 2012, leading the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) for a second time.

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9781157679141 | General Books, November 24, 2010, cover price $8.06

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Product Description: The descriptions Chinese and Japanese people attribute to themselves and to each other differ vastly and stand in stark contrast to Western perceptions that usually identify a 'similar disposition' between the two nations. Academic Nationals in China and Japan explores human categories, how academics classify themselves and how they divide the world into groups of people...read more

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9780415315456 | Routledge, January 1, 2004, cover price $195.00 | About this edition: The descriptions Chinese and Japanese people attribute to themselves and to each other differ vastly and stand in stark contrast to Western perceptions that usually identify a 'similar disposition' between the two nations.

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9780415864497 | Reprint edition (Routledge, December 22, 2014), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The descriptions Chinese and Japanese people attribute to themselves and to each other differ vastly and stand in stark contrast to Western perceptions that usually identify a 'similar disposition' between the two nations.

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Product Description: Government wrongdoing or negligence harms people worldwide, but not all victims are equally effective at obtaining redress. In Accidental Activists, Celeste L. Arrington examines the interactive dynamics of the politics of redress to understand why not...read more

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9780801453762 | Cornell Univ Pr, March 1, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Government wrongdoing or negligence harms people worldwide, but not all victims are equally effective at obtaining redress.

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Product Description: David Romer's Advanced Macroeconomics, 4e, continues its tradition as the standard text and the starting point for graduate macroeconomic courses and helps lay the groundwork for students to begin doing research in macroeconomics and monetary economics...read more

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9780073511375 | 4th edition (Irwin Professional Pub, March 29, 2011), cover price $89.85 | About this edition: David Romer's Advanced Macroeconomics, 4e, continues its tradition as the standard text and the starting point for graduate macroeconomic courses and helps lay the groundwork for students to begin doing research in macroeconomics and monetary economics.
9780072877304 | 3 edition (Irwin Professional Pub, August 26, 2005), cover price $77.75 | About this edition: David Romer’s Advanced Macroeconomics, 3e is the standard text and the starting point for graduate macro courses and helps lay the groundwork for students to begin doing research in macroeconomics and monetary economics.
9780072318555 | 2 sub edition (Irwin Professional Pub, December 1, 2000), cover price $66.05 | About this edition: David Romer’s Advanced Macroeconomics, 2e is the standard text and the starting point for graduate macro courses and helps lay the groundwork for students to begin doing research in macroeconomics and monetary economics.
9780070536678 | McGraw-Hill College, April 1, 1996, cover price $65.00 | also contains The Imperial Screen: Japanese Film Culture in the Fifteen Years' War 1931-1945 | About this edition: Designed for graduate courses in macroeconomics, this text provides a discussion of major issues and competing theories.

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Product Description: In this revealing study, Daisuke Miyao explores "the aesthetics of shadow" in Japanese cinema in the first half of the twentieth century. This term, coined by the production designer Yoshino Nobutaka, refers to the perception that shadows add depth and mystery...read more

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9780822354079 | Duke Univ Pr, March 4, 2013, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: In this revealing study, Daisuke Miyao explores "the aesthetics of shadow" in Japanese cinema in the first half of the twentieth century.

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9780822354222 | Duke Univ Pr, March 4, 2013, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In this revealing study, Daisuke Miyao explores "the aesthetics of shadow" in Japanese cinema in the first half of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: This book provides a corrective to existing scholarship on eccentric artists by reconsidering the sudden and dramatic emergence of aesthetic strangeness during the mid Edo period. It explains how through the period, eccentricity and madness developed and

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9780824836665 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, July 31, 2013, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: This book provides a corrective to existing scholarship on eccentric artists by reconsidering the sudden and dramatic emergence of aesthetic strangeness during the mid Edo period.

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Product Description: This book contains updated versions of a set of papers presented at the International Conference on Agriculture and Economic Development-A Symposium on Japan's Experience which was held in Tokyo, July, 1967. These papers make a comprehensive reappraisal of Japan's agricultural development and its relevance to economic growth over the last 100 years...read more

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9780691647937 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: This book contains updated versions of a set of papers presented at the International Conference on Agriculture and Economic Development-A Symposium on Japan's Experience which was held in Tokyo, July, 1967.

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9780691621272 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: This book contains updated versions of a set of papers presented at the International Conference on Agriculture and Economic Development-A Symposium on Japan's Experience which was held in Tokyo, July, 1967.

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Product Description: Aikido Ground Fighting presents effective ground techniques that remain true to aikido founder Morehei Ueshiba's teachings while addressing a potential weakness in the system: while aikido is renowned for its submission and compliance techniques as well as grappling from a standing position, it is not known for its effectiveness when it comes to ground fighting...read more
By Carl Long (foreword by)

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9781583946060 | Random House Inc, May 14, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Aikido Ground Fighting presents effective ground techniques that remain true to aikido founder Morehei Ueshiba's teachings while addressing a potential weakness in the system: while aikido is renowned for its submission and compliance techniques as well as grappling from a standing position, it is not known for its effectiveness when it comes to ground fighting.

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Product Description: Description Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publications@publicdomain...read more

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9781505484274, titled "Aino Folk-tales" | Createspace Independent Pub, March 24, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: "[.
9781493778768 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 16, 2013, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: The Ainu are an ethnic minority in Japan, living primarily on the northernmost Japanese island of Hokkaido, although there were also small populations of Ainu living on the island of Sakhalin and in the Kuriles until the end of World War II, when the Soviet Union took control of Sakhalin and the Ainu there fled.
9781475256390 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 26, 2012, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Thank you for checking out this book by Theophania Publishing.
9781434696885, titled "Aino Folk-Tales" | Large print edition (Bibliobazaar, January 31, 2008), cover price $17.75 | About this edition: WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY EDWARD B.
9781434696878, titled "Aino Folk-Tales" | Bibliobazaar, January 31, 2008, cover price $16.75 | About this edition: WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY EDWARD B.
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Product Description: Jon Batchelor’s The Ainu of Japan looks at the indigenous Ainu people, who have historically resided in both Japan and Russia, studying the cultural practices of the people and more. From the preface: “The major portion of the chapters contained in this volume were not originally intended for publication, but were written as letters to relatives, who naturally take a great interest in Mission work, especially in Japan...read more

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9781500908720 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 3, 2014, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Jon Batchelor’s The Ainu of Japan looks at the indigenous Ainu people, who have historically resided in both Japan and Russia, studying the cultural practices of the people and more.

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Product Description: Indigenous peoples throughout the globe are custodians of a unique, priceless, and increasingly imperiled legacy of oral lore. Among them the Ainu, a people native to northeastern Asia, stand out for the exceptional scope and richness of their oral performance traditions...read more

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9780824835125 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, October 31, 2011, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: Indigenous peoples throughout the globe are custodians of a unique, priceless, and increasingly imperiled legacy of oral lore.

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