A Traveller's History of Japan

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Chastleton Travel, 2008 - Japan - 292 pages
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NEW 4th EDITION A Travellerís History of Japan not only offers the reader a chronological outline of the nationís development but also provides an invaluable introduction to its language, literature and arts, from kabuki to karaoke. This clearly written history explains how a country embedded in the traditions of Shinto, Shoguns and Samurai has achieved stupendous economic growth and dominance in this century.

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Review: Japan (Traveller's History)

User Review  - Claire - Goodreads

Brilliant. A great complement to my Introduction to Japan subject at University, this book touches on many topics. Starting from pre-history and working through to about 2001. Very readable and ... Read full review

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User Review  - James - Goodreads

Read when Shirley and I spent 6 weeks in Sendai. Read full review

Contents

Chinese Shadows 500800
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The World of the Shining Prince
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Shoguns and Samurai 11851543
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About the author (2008)

Richard Tames lectures on London's history for the Institute of Tourist Guiding, which trains the city's prestigious Blue Badge guides. He is the author of twenty books on London, where he lives.

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