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九曜の紋
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: Japanese. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
この小説は戦国大名、細川忠興とガラシャの次男、細川興秋から数えて十五代目の実業家、長岡不動産の長岡今朝吉社長の一代記である。
With Honor Veiled
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,580. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011 by Cosmic Legends. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Yoshitune is a young samurai who has ventured into the streets of Edo. While there, he soon discovers that beings out of myth are walking the streets. After meeting up with a world-weary Tengu, Yoshitsune and Tomiko become involved with the centuries old plotting of the villianous Naga and the fate of the Tokugawa Shogunate is at stake.
The Crystals of Yukitake
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 187,900. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Legend says miraculous healing crystals hide in a secret cave on a fabulous mountain in Japan. Monique desires them. So does Captain de Sousa. Journey through musketeer France and medieval Japan in this unforgettable spiritual adventure where two worlds face each other along the same path of discovery. Historical fiction, spiced with fantasy and romance, a spiritual quest that touches the soul.
A World Apart: The Rise and Fall of Saruwaka-cho
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tracing the development of Edo's (pre-modern Tokyo)kabuki district, many behind the scenes dramas - amongst shogunate officials vying for power, between the actors and owners of the theatres, between the owners and investors - are revealed in this detailed history. Even in Tokugawa period Japan, government and big business worked hand in hand to protect their own interests.
Japanese in Depth vol.2
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Price: Free! Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
This is vol.2 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
The Barefoot Sergeant
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Short historical fiction. What happens to the "primitive" or "primal" art from Africa? The prices of African art are fueled by strange prejudices. In this story about Benin, a hero from the 1930s escapes oblivion and finds a home.
Japanese in Depth vol.4
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Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
This is vol.4 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Japanese in Depth vol.5
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Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
This is vol.5 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
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.
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."