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A History of Japan to 1334, Volume 1

Sir George Bailey Sansom - History - 1958 - 500 pages
Explains the structure of the feudal society, describes the rise of economic life and tells of the impact of Commodore Perry's arrival in 1853. Bibliographical notes
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Handbook to Life in Medieval and Early Modern Japan

William E. Deal - History - 2005 - 415 pages
Captures the essence of life in great civilizations of the past. Each volume in this series examines a single civilization, and covers everything from landmark events and ...
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Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II

John W. Dower - History - 2000 - 676 pages
Chronicles the events that took place in Japan at the end of World War II and explores the effects they have had on the development and shaping of the Japanese society, from ...
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The Taming of the Samurai: Honorific Individualism and the Making of Modern ...

Eiko Ikegami - Social Science - 1995 - 428 pages
Modern Japan offers us a view of a highly developed society with its own internal logic. Eiko Ikegami makes this logic accessible to us through a sweeping investigation into ...
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The art and culture of Japan

Nelly Delay - Art - 1999 - 159 pages
Discusses Japanese culture and tradition and the relationship between the interior and exterior life, which is based on Zen traditions.
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Male Colors: The Construction of Homosexuality in Tokugawa Japan

Gary P. Leupp - History - 1997 - 310 pages
"An invaluable resource for anyone seeking a history of the representation of homosexuality in Japan."--Sandra Buckley, author of Broken Silence: Voices of Japanese Feminism ...
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The Samurai: A Military History

Stephen R. Turnbull - History - 1996 - 285 pages
First published in 1977, The Samurai has long since become a standard work of reference. It continues to be the most authoritative work on samurai life and warfare published ...
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Bohemian Paris: Picasso, Modigliani, Matisse, and the Birth of Modern Art

Dan Franck - Art - 2003 - 448 pages
A cultural history of Paris in the early twentieth century profiles the painters, writers, poets, and sculptors who transformed the city into a hotbed of artistic innovation ...
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