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THE APPEAL OF KAWAII IN JAPAN By DURGA TALUKDAR
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This paper researches the origin of kawaii culture, the rationale behind its adult appeal and why it is not considered juvenile in Japan when employed in situations where other cultures would deem it... More > inappropriate?< Less
Bushido: The Soul of Japan By Inazo Nitobé
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Bushido: The Soul of Japan written by Inazo Nitobe is, along with the classic text Hagakure by Tsunetomo Yamamoto (1659-1719), a study of the way of the samurai. Inazo Nitobe found in Bushido, the... More > Way of the Warrior, the sources of the virtues most admired by his people: rectitude, courage, benevolence, politeness, sincerity, honor, loyalty and self-control. His approach to his task was eclectic and far-reaching. He also delved into the other indigenous traditions of Japan, such as Buddhism, Shintoism, Confucianism and the moral guidelines handed down over hundreds of years by Japan'ssamurai and sages.< Less
The Flowers and Gardens of Japan By Florence Du Cane
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IT is safe to assert that no other country has such a distinctive form of landscape gardening as Japan. In English, French, Italian, and Dutch gardens, however original in their way, there are... More > certain things they seem all to possess in common: terraces, which originally belonged to Italian gardens, were soon introduced into France; clipped trees, which were a distinctive feature of Dutch gardens, were copied by the English; the fashion of decorating gardens with flights of stone steps, balustrades, fountains, and statues at one time spread from Italy throughout Europe; and possibly the over-decoration of gardens led to a change in taste in England and a return to a more natural style....< Less
World Heritage Sites of Japan By Ivan Marchuk
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The popularity of Japan among travelers from all over the world is growing year by year. This book tells about the most attractive places of interest, which are designated by UNESCO as World Heritage... More > Sites as being of special cultural or physical significance. This includes world famous Himeji castle, Mount Fuji, Itsukushima Shrine, ancient capitals of Kyoto and Nara, Hiroshima atomic dome, Okinawa castles and other tourist attractions. The author has personally visited most of the sites and provided beautiful pictures of the magnificent architecture and scenic nature. This work should be useful for travelers, Japanese culture lovers and everybody who wants to know more about our diverse world.< Less
Beautiful Kyoto, Japan By Dianah Ngo
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A portrait of a traditional Japanese city. Kyoto is what most westerners consider when they think of the old Japan. Kyoto is vibrant, beautiful and full of colors.
Beautiful Kyoto, Japan By Dianah Ngo
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A portrait of a traditional Japanese city. Kyoto is what most westerners consider when they think of the old Japan. Kyoto is vibrant, beautiful and full of colors.
Hikari, Girl of Japan By Alice Lockmiller
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In 1863 AD, Japan is on the eve of rebellion. Loyalists in support of the emporer fight to overthrow the powerful Todugawa Shogun. Hikari is a fifteen-year-old apprentice, training to become a geiko... More > (gesha). Will she meet her goal and make Mother proud? Will she fulfill her dream and find love amid the danger?< Less
japan, a foot's view By jacqueline parker
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A body of work documenting a little recognized form of utilitarian art on the streets of Japan, the manhole covers used to protect water, gas, and septic pipes. All are unique and different works of... More > art in their own right, showcasing the imagination of anonymous public utility employees who certainly never expected to be acknowledged for their artistic design talents.< Less
Tales of Old Japan By Lord Redesdale
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Tales of Old Japan (1871) is an anthology of short stories compiled by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, Lord Redesdale, writing under the better known name of A.B. Mitford. These stories focus on... More > various aspects of Japanese life before the Meiji Restoration. The book, which was written in 1871, forms an introduction to Japanese literature and culture, both through the stories, all adapted from Japanese sources, and Mitford's supplementary notes. Also included are Mitford's eyewitness accounts of a selection of Japanese rituals, ranging from harakiri (seppuku) and marriage to a selection of sermons.< Less
This is not about cycling in Japan By James Gibney
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A ride from Melbourne to Brisbane. A tale of beer, a bike and a mid life crisis ride that has nothing to do with Japan at all.

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