Download The War Against Japan, 1941-1945: An Annotated Bibliography by John J. Sbrega PDF

By John J. Sbrega

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1989
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With over 5,200 entries, this quantity is still probably the most huge annotated bibliographies at the united states s struggle opposed to Japan within the moment global struggle.

Including books, articles, and de-classified records as much as the top of 1987, the e-book is equipped into six different types:
• half 1 provides reference works, together with encyclopedias, pictorial bills, army histories, East Asian histories, hisotoriographies.
• half 2 covers diplomatic-political elements of the struggle opposed to Japan.
• half three comprises assets at the financial and felony points of the warfare opposed to Japan.
• half four offers assets at the army apsects of the struggle embracing land, air and sea forces.
• non secular elements of the conflict are coated partially five and half 6 offers with the social and cultural facets, together with significant sections at the remedy of jap minorities within the united states, Hawaii, Canada and Peru.

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Download The Secret History of the Lord of Musashi and Arrowroot: Two by Junichiro Tanizaki, Anthony H. Chambers PDF

By Junichiro Tanizaki, Anthony H. Chambers

From a eastern grasp of romantic and sexual obsession come novels that deal with conventional topics with sly wit and startling mental sophistication. In The mystery historical past of the Lord of Musashi, Junichir Tanizaki reimagines the exploits of a mythical samurai as a sadomasochistic dance among the hero and the spouse of his enemy. Arrowroot, though set within the 20th century, perspectives an grownup orphan’s look for his mother’s prior during the translucent shoji screen of old literature and delusion.

Both works are replete with stunning juxtapositions. Severed heads turn into gadgets of erotic fixation. Foxes tackle human form. An aristocratic woman loves and pities the fellow she is conspiring to smash. This supple translation finds the entire scope of Tanizaki’s present: his convinced storytelling, luminous aspect, and astonishingly very important girl characters.

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Download Lonely Planet Japan (Country Guide) by Chris Rowthorn PDF

By Chris Rowthorn

Become aware of JapanDodge flying fish on the world's maximum sashimi marketFind your self lively away to Miyazaki's museum of animeMaster the fitting double-clap and bow in your first shrine visitEarn your preserve in a Buddhist templeIn This Guide:Japan resident authors, 343 days of analysis, one hundred twenty certain maps, 3 geisha sightingsYou requested for it, we researched it - every little thing you must learn about onsen (hot springs) and snowboarding, and extra language tips than everCost-saving tips even the locals do not know.

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Download Patriotism (2nd Edition) by Yukio Mishima PDF

By Yukio Mishima

One of the main strong brief tales ever written: Yukio Mishima’s masterpiece concerning the erotics of patriotism and honor, love and suicide.
By now, Yukio Mishima’s (1925-1970) dramatic dying via an act of seppuku after an inflammatory public speech has develop into the stuff of literary legend. With Patriotism, Mishima was once capable of provide his heartwrenching patriotic idealism an immortal vessel.  A lieutenant within the jap military comes domestic to his spouse and informs her that his closest acquaintances became mutineers. He and his attractive dependable spouse choose to finish their lives jointly. In unwavering aspect Mishima describes Shinji and Reiko making love for the final time and the couple’s seppuku that follows.

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Download Kimono in the Boardroom: The Invisible Evolution of Japanese by Jean R. Renshaw PDF

By Jean R. Renshaw

Jap ladies, who include greater than forty% in their country's staff, are necessary to the japanese economic system. but they aren't commonly considered managers, at domestic or overseas. Jean Renshaw demanding situations that conception during this pathbreaking e-book, exhibiting readers the place and the way an "invisible evolution" is happening in eastern business.

Traditional norms of lifetime employment, the seniority procedure, and the bureaucratic, tightly knit nature of jap all limit women's access into administration. regardless of those huge, immense limitations, the variety of eastern ladies managers has nearly doubled within the final ten years. with the intention to detect the secrets and techniques in their good fortune, Renshaw interviewed over a hundred and fifty profitable jap ladies managers. She explored family members backgrounds, own features, socialization, specialist reviews, and company cultures. This ebook offers her occasionally fantastic discoveries. Renshaw completes the image by means of surveying the historical past of jap girls in administration and discussing the even more moderen phenomenon of eastern girls who personal their very own businesses.

An eye-opening paintings for managers of overseas organizations and students of industrial and women's reports, Kimono within the Boardroom unearths the opportunity of the emerging girl managerial classification to profoundly switch the male-dominated tradition of recent Japan.

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Download Consumer Politics in Postwar Japan: The Institutional by Patricia L. Maclachlan PDF

By Patricia L. Maclachlan

Offering comparisons to the U.S. and Britain, this booklet examines Japan's postwar client safeguard flow. prepared mostly through and for housewives and spurred through significant instances of rate gouging and product illness, the move ended in the passage of uncomplicated shopper security laws in 1968. even if a lot of the tale issues the recognized "iron triangle" of massive company, nationwide bureaucrats, and conservative get together politics, Maclachlan takes a broader standpoint. She issues to the significance of job on the neighborhood point, the function of minority events, the restricted application of the courts, and where of attorneys and lecturers in supplying entry to energy. those light social innovations have led to an important quantity of client protection.

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Download Political Philosophy in Japan: Nishida, the Kyoto School and by Christopher Goto-Jones PDF

By Christopher Goto-Jones

Political Philosophy in Japan specializes in the politics of Japan's pre-eminent philosophical university - the Kyoto institution - and especially that of its founder, Nishida Kitar? (1870-1945). current literature on Nishida is dismissive of there being critical political content material in his paintings, and of the political stance of the broader institution. Goto-Jones contends that, faraway from being apolitical, Nishida's philosophy used to be explicitly and deliberately political, and right political studying of Nishida sheds new mild at the controversies surrounding the alleged complicity of the Kyoto institution in jap ultra-nationalism. This ebook bargains a different and very likely arguable view of the topic of Nishida and the Kyoto university.

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Download Japan's Foreign and Security Policy Under the 'Abe by Christopher W. Hughes PDF

By Christopher W. Hughes

Leading Minister Abe Shinzō's international and safety policy—highly charged with ideological and old revisionism—contains the capability to shift Japan onto a brand new foreign trajectory. Its measure of articulation and effort makes for an 'Abe doctrine' able to displacing the 'Yoshida Doctrine' that has been Japan's guiding grand method within the post-war interval. Abe has already all started to introduce radical rules that glance to rework nationwide safety coverage right into a extra muscular army stance, bolster US-Japan alliance ties to operate more and more for local and international defense, and try and encircle China's impact in East Asia. The 'Abe Doctrine' is dynamic but additionally high-risk. Abe's revisionism comprises primary contradictions which could eventually restrict the effectiveness, or maybe defeat, the doctrine, and alongside the best way inflict collateral harm on relatives with East Asia and Japan's personal nationwide pursuits.

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Download Provincial Life and the Military in Imperial Japan: The by Stewart Lone PDF

By Stewart Lone

In distinction to the long-lasting stereotype of a ‘nation of samurai’, this booklet makes use of provincial newspapers and native documents to listen to the voices of normal humans dwelling in imperial Japan via numerous a long time of conflict and peace. those voices show the actual stories, evaluations and feelings of fellows, ladies and kids. They convey that the effect of a uniquely disciplined, regimented, militaristic society, which took root within the Western mind's eye from the Nineties and which helped result in the Pacific battle of 1941-5, is a gross phantasm.

Stewart Lone demanding situations the long-standing view of prewar Japan as a ‘militaristic’ society. rather than counting on the standard debts approximately senior commanders and politics on the center of presidency, he indicates the realities of provincial society’s family members with the army in Japan at floor point. operating from the viewpoint of civil society and either rural and concrete lifestyles within the provinces, Lone investigates broader civil contacts with the army together with faculties, neighborhood companies, rest and leisure, civic ceremonies and monuments, in addition to public attitudes in the direction of the army and its values.

This booklet may be of curiosity to higher undergraduates, postgraduates and lecturers attracted to army background and jap history.

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