Books tagged: japanese culture

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You and the Pirates
By Jocelyne Allen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,370. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010 by The Workhorsery. Category: Fiction
An army of cats joins a crew of marooned pirates to save you from explosions and stop Up from becoming Down. But before the cats, before the pirates, you are standing outside the metro in rush-hour Tokyo when the building across the street from you explodes. Seconds later, you're yanked off your feet by a salaryman who plans to use you to change the directions themselves.
An Invitation to Kagura: Hidden Gem of the Traditional Japanese Performing Arts
By David Petersen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A unique, meticulously researched introduction to the exotic pageantry of kagura (Shinto theater), a performance style with roots predating even noh drama. This concise ebook version covers everything from the history of the kagura to choreography, masks, costumes, and even selected plays. If you think that Japanese theater ends with noh and kabuki...think again!
The Crystals of Yukitake
By Elizabeth D'Onofrio
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 187,900. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction
Miraculous healing crystals are hidden in a secret cave on a fabulous mountain in Japan. Monique craves 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 with fantasy and romance, a spiritual quest that touches the soul.
Japanese in Depth vol.2
By International Communication Institute
Price: Free! Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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 SAMURAI Manga links Japanese and English
By Rey Ayamine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This e-book gives you a chance to learn something about the Japanese language and culture through an original-manga(comic) featuring samurai. *PDF let you show this e-manga as we intended.
The Chrysanthemum Throne [Kindle Edition]
By Gary VanHaas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
With all the recent Japanese quake and tragic tsunami and nuclear problem now in the forefront of the news, and THE CHRYSANTHEMUM THRONE book to movie now in the works this new novel is now more relevant than ever! This rich, superbly written tale is a colorful, dramatic account of the workings and inner sanctum of Japanese life and culture during Emperor Hirohito’s reign in The Imperial Court.
Cuisine in the Japanese Way
By John Skull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Japan is noted not just for its temples, shrines, Kabuki (dance-drama), tea ceremonies, museums and some of the most advanced, state-of-the-art technologies in the world but also for its unique and distinctive cuisine. It is deservedly famous for its artistic, pains-taking and aesthetically-pleasing presentation of food. Japanese cooks aim to please the eye as well as the palate.
Japanese in Depth vol.4
By International Communication Institute
Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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
By International Communication Institute
Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Culture Briefing: Japan - Your guide to the culture and customs of the Japanese people
By Bob Martin
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Culture Briefing Japan provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the culture, customs, values and beliefs of the Japanese people. Whether traveling to Japan, working on a class paper or doing business with the Japanese, you'll find Culture Briefing: Japan an invaluable resource.