Books tagged: japanese history

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Los cinco Noh
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,820. Language: Spanish. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
La literatura dramática japonesa tiene la rara fortuna de poseer una forma original: el Noh. El Noh es la más antigua forma teatral que los japoneses hayan expresado. Con ésta nace un nuevo género literario. Fue por mérito del Noh que los movimientos y las formas, la belleza plástica de las antiguas danzas se transformaron en precisos personajes dramáticos.
Warriors of the Light
Series: The Spirit Winds Quartet. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,020. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2016 by IFWGPublishingAustralia. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
After returning from her time-traveling adventures in 16th Century Japan, Kim Yoshima finds adjusting to her old life isn’t as easy as she thought it would be. Neither is it for her friends, Shioko Yoshima, Jackson Yamaguchi, and Wayne Brewster. Not every mythological creature torn out of time-and-place by the Spirit Winds was sent back to its own realm. Some still exist in our world...
The Toki-Girl and the Sparrow-boy, Book 2, Chasing Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Chasing Dreams is the sequel to The Toki-Girl and the Sparrow-Boy, recounting the continuing adventures of Azuki, the girl who turns into a Toki, and her brother, Shota, who can become a sparrow.  Outcasts, Tengu, Dragons, Tanuki, and all the uncertainty and chaos of Meiji-era Japan provide help and challenges as they find a way to live as themselves and still chase their dreams.
Lady of the Imperial City
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,060. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Japan’s capital city in the year 1001 is a society in resplendent silks and dedicated to beauty. In it, as a paragon among her peers, Lady Kirei faces a life of sexual servitude unless she defies convention and honor with a less than ideal gentleman. Experience the imperial city of Kyō and its elite society through the eyes of aristocrats who fall shy of the ideal.
Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,590. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes readers learn about the Japanese mandate, WW2 in the Pacific, and Aisek's unique legacy.
Musashi
Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Pictorial
See the battleship that was recently found by Paul Allen, before and during her sinking.
The Accidental Samurai
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,480. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
The Accidental Samurai weaves different cultures and powerful characters into a historical tale of adventure, romance, and political intrigue that will appeal to readers around the world. The Accidental Samurai is Book 1 of the Generations series.
Behind the Folding Fan
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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This is a story of self-discovery and self-actualization. The main character, despite having realized the American Dream, is ill-at-ease in his cosmopolitan milieu. Sensing that something important is missing in his life, he hankers to relive experiences he once had in Asia. He naïvely seeks to renew, if not reinvent himself in Old Japan, which he considers his spiritual home.
The Toki-Girl and the Sparrow-Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Asia
In the tumultuous world of Meiji-era Japan, Azuki becomes convinced that her ability to turn into a Toki bird caused her human family’s suffering at the hands of their feudal overlord. She flees to join her bird-kin and start a new life as a Toki, abandoning her human life. Her brother, Shota, a sparrow-boy, must find her and bring her home in time so they can live as humans as well as birds.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
Series: Most Downloaded · History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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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."