Books tagged: yokohama

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Japan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Japanese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Meiji Restoration, Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Ethnic Groups, Shinto, Buddhism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,900. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Japan, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Peace Boat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,120. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An eclectic mash up of styles and genres, this collection features over twenty stories inspired by the ports of call on a 2012 voyage with the Japanese NGO Peace Boat. A Japanese maid in Tokyo, a power hungry vizier in Istanbul and a sailor assailed by ghosts while navigating the Panama Canal are just a few of the varied characters to be found inside.
Poems From the River
You set the price! Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Just as water naturally follows the course set by the sometimes wayward and often divergent banks of the river, Kurt Brindley's poetry follows the course set by the sometimes wayward and often divergent life he has led.
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,960. 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.