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A Combat of Ninja
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Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Office Fukunaga Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book is made in order to let people all over the world who are interest in Ninjas know what “real Ninjas” were like. We narrowed down the theme to “battle” and explained the age that Ninjas lived in and introduced the tools and the weapons they actually used.
Ghosts of '45: Japan's War Legacy and National Purpose
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
If you are Tea Party, this book is not for you, but if you’re mainstream, this book will give you a solid background as to why Japan has never really escaped from its right-wing past and is now embracing a sharp turn further to the right under the current leadership of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This scenario has serious consequences for US policy and could be very costly,
원코스 조선왕릉 : 선정릉
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: Korean. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
☆ 2009년 전 세계가 대한민국을 다시 한번 주목했습니다. 500년 역사를 자랑하는 조선의 왕릉이 대한민국의 9번째 유네스코 세계문화유산으로 이름을 올렸기 때문입니다. 북한의 2기를 제외한 남한의 40기 중 싸이의 강남 스타일과 함께 세계적인 도시로 급부상한 강남 한복판에 지하철 타고 방문할 수 있는 왕릉이 있다는 것을 알고 계십니까? 지하철 선릉역에서 만나는 9대 성종과 11대 중종의 왕릉과 1200년 역사의 원찰 봉은사로 당일치기 역사여행을 떠나보아요~
Be a Ninja!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Office Fukunaga Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Ninja is attractive and mysterious, but the facts about Ninja are misunderstood seriously even by Japanese people. We interviewed real Ninjas, and they taught us how a real Ninja should be.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
Long before Japan was united under the Tokugawa Shogunate, the northern island of Ezo (modern Hokkaido) was invaded, ruled, and pillaged by the Japanese for financial and political gain, marginalizing the native people there. They never officially colonized the island until the late 1800s but for centuries, practiced "proto-colonization."
Võ sĩ đạo, linh hồn của Nhật Bản
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,180. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tháng 3/2011, động đất và song thần đã phá hủy một phần của Nhật Bản, cướp đi sinh mạng của hàng ngàn người dân vô tội. Sống trong thảm họa, sự can đảm, kỷ luật trong tính cách người Nhật vẫn giữ vững không hề thay đổi...
47 Ronin: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Edition
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.
47 Ronin: Utagawa Kuniyoshi Edition
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the brotherhood of 47 masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.
100 Beauties: Suzuki Harunobu
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Suzuki Harunobu was a celebrated 18th century Japanese ukiyo-e artist who produced thousands of exquisite woodblock prints illustrating aspects of life and society in old Edo - today's Tokyo. His subjects extended from Kabuki actors and courtesans to landscapes, explicit eroticism and street scenes. Yet the subject at which he most excelled was bijin-ga or paintings of beautiful women.
Nongae of Love and Courage
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Series: Saam: Life and Meditations, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a historical narrative of the people and events of the 1592 Japanese Invasion of Korea, known as the Imjin War. Nongae, the Kisaeng girl is a historical figure in Korea known for her tremendous courage because of the sacrifice she made for her country. Saam, the mythical doctor also lived in or around this time. This is their story of Korean love and Korean drama in an extraordinary time
The Pride of Edo: Tobi and the Fire Brigades
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You set the price! Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Fires were so common in Edo that they gave birth to a saying: "fires and fights are the flowers of Edo." The men who formed the backbone of Edo's fire brigades were both feared and admired. They were the pre-cursors to the Yakuza, Japan's mafia. An in-depth look at the development of Edo's fire brigades - the first of its kind in English - this book examines their birth and impact on the city.
What is "Comfort Women"?
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Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
If you come across a word "comfort women", this is the best reference. During World War II, prostitution was legal. Due to the historical and political oppositions, there is a misconception about so-called "Comfort Women". Comfort women exist even now. And this booklet should help you understand why.
The Legend of the Forty-Seven Ronin: A History of One of the Greatest Samurai Stories of All Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Revenge. Murder. Honor. These are the ingredients of one of the greatest samurai legends of all time: The Forty-Seven Ronin—the legend of samurai who take revenge on a court official who leaves them leaderless. With a gripping narrative, HistoryCaps takes you back in time for a look at perhaps the greatest samurai tales in the history of Japan. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides
The Teas That Bind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
The Teas That Bind is the first book by Japan-based writer J. C. Greenway. It is a collection of posts which first appeared on the website ten minutes hate, about life in Japan before and since the Great East Japan Eathquake on 11 March 2011. It also includes a selection of contemporary sources and new material regarding fundraising and volunteering in Northern Japan.
Patriotism, Secularism, and State Shintō: D.C. Holtom’s Representations of Japan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This academic research explores the ideology of religious studies with respect to early 20th century studies of Japan. Since 1945, “State Shintō” has been defined in academic literature as a state religion. In fact, the Japanese government took concrete steps to separatetheir patriotic ceremonies from religion; it was Christian missionaries who encouraged the opposite view.