Books tagged: edo period

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Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.
Kitsune
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The son of a disgraced samurai saves a fox from hunters, and is rewarded with a beautiful woman, treasure, and a child who will grow up to be a great hero. A Japanese folktale retold.
Three and a Half Lines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Three short stories set in Japan. A chance meeting inspires an unhappy woman to flee Edo in search of a divorce. A samurai’s unlucky trophy poses a supernatural threat on the battlefield. A family retainer investigates rumors of a wayward daughter’s death at the hands of a demon.
The Samurai Poet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,780. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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Ishikawa Jozan wanted nothing more than to be a samurai like his father and grandfather. When an act of overzealousness costs him his position, he tries to serve his lord as a Confucian scholar. Once Ishikawa becomes entangled in political intrigues beyond his control, he discovers that the life of a hermitic literati can be just as dangerous as that of a warrior.
Six Days in Matsugi
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Six Days in Matsugi is a Japanese period drama about one ronin, one village and one week. Written as a sister story to Six Days in Malt Springs, Matsugi is nonetheless a standalone work and counted as Volume Six in the Year of the Horse Anthology, a collection of monthly short stories by Timothy J. Meyer, released in 2014.
Hinomaru Hatanosuke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: American English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Manga, Fiction » Children’s books » Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga
Return to old Japan and watch the teenage samurai Hinomaru Hatanosuke combat bandits, kidnappers, thieves, and demons as well as help junior and senior citizens. Full color reproduction of the nearly 200-page, original 1937 Japanese edition.