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Nonfiction » History » Asian » Asia / Japan
Killing the Rising Sun | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Killing the Rising Sun conveys tales from the Pacific battleground of The second world war consisting of the questionable United States choice to establish and make use of atomic weapons. Sustained by self-confidence in their racial supremacy, the Japanese put in a fantastic effort to broaden their empire throughout East Asia.
History of Japan by IntroBooks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
It is being said that if you wish to understand something about a particular place or culture then it is important to know every single detail about the same and that is what history helps people out in. Now, Japan is also been that major part of history having so many of those different occurrences which made it to become what it is today.
An Operational Analysis of the Pearl Harbor Attack - World War II Deception to Achieve Surprise, Reconnaissance and Intelligence Execution, Admiral Yamamoto, Japanese Aircraft Carriers Akaqi and Kaga by Progressive Management
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book explores the Pearl Harbor attack from an operational level of war perspective. Its purpose is to provide the reader with a Japanese viewpoint of the Pearl Harbor operation, and to determine if there were weaknesses with the plan and its execution.
Forged In Fire: Stories of Wartime Japan by Alexia Montibon-Larsson & Rita Tomoko Montibon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Alexia Montibon-Larsson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Forged In Fire is the true story of a young girl's experience of World War II in Tokyo, Japan. Narrated by Rita Tomoko Montibon, it provides a rare glimpse into what life was like before the war and takes the reader on a journey through wartime as well as the American Occupation years that followed. Personal photographs, illustrations, references and resources enhance the reader's participation.
悪魔の土地：Ezochiの原始植民地化、日本の拡張の代替モデル by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: Japanese. Published: May 25, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » World
A Combat of Ninja by Kosaiji Ikunen & Lawrence Lein
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Office Fukunaga Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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.
원코스 조선왕릉 : 선정릉 by MyeongHwa(Badventure) Jo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: Korean. Published: April 26, 2014 by 테마여행신문 TTN Theme Travel News Korea. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
● 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! by Kosaiji Ikunen & Lawrence Lein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Office Fukunaga Inc.. Categories: 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 by Jason Wallace
Series: Most Downloaded · History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Asian(5.00 from 1 review)
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."
47 Ronin: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Edition by Cognoscenti Books
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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 by Cognoscenti Books
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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 by Cognoscenti Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: 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.
What is "Comfort Women"? by Nadeshiko Action USA
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: 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 by BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: 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
Patriotism, Secularism, and State Shintō: D.C. Holtom’s Representations of Japan by Avery Morrow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: 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.