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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.
A Boy of Old Japan By Robert Van Bergen
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A Boy of Old Japan by Robert Van Bergen; Illustrated with original Japanese Color Pictures, 1901. This book is a true history of the Japanese Genro, or "Statesmen of Revolutionary Times,"... More > written by an American who lived and work with the characters involved. The heroes include several clan leaders who put aside their own rivalries to overthrow the Tokugawa government, restore the emperors, and expel the hated foreigners. They succeeded in overthrowing the Shogunate, but soon realized that they could not beat the western powers, and instead committed to modernizing Japan. A Boy of Old Japan is the true life story of one of the Choshiu samurai who led the rebellion against the Tokugawa government in 1868. Although the subject himself was not personally acquainted with Van Bergen, many of the other characters in the book were well known to the author. It is an insightful account of one of the most important periods of Japanese history. Bergen was one of the first American scholars to study in Japan.< 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.... More > These stories focus on 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
Japan: A Record in Colour By Dorothy Menpes
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mortimer Luddington Menpes (22 February 1855 – 1 April... More > 1938), was an Australian-born artist, author, printmaker and illustrator.Menpes was born in Port Adelaide, South Australia, the second son of property developer James Menpes, who with his wife Ann arrived in South Australia from London on the Moffatt in December 1839.Educated at Adelaide Educational Institution, he attended classes at Adelaide's School of Design, and did some excellent work as a photo-colourist, but his formal art training began at the School of Art in London in 1878, after his family had moved back to England in 1875. Edward Poynter was a fellow student at the school. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortimer_Menpes< Less
An Introduction to the History of Japan By Katsuro Hara
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Vakantie Japan 2009 By Henk & Nienke Ringersma
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Reisverslag van de vakantiereis door Japan in 2009. De reis-weblog van die vakantie is vrijwel geheel in dit boekje opgenomen. De blog hebben we bijgehouden vanaf de voorbereidingen tot het einde van... More > de reis en geeft een beeld van onze belevenissen, wetenswaardigheden, tips en vooral ook foto’s.< Less
Vakantie Japan 2009 By Henk & Nienke Ringersma
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Reisverslag van de vakantiereis door Japan in 2009. De reis-weblog van die vakantie is vrijwel geheel in dit boekje opgenomen. De blog hebben we bijgehouden vanaf de voorbereidingen tot het einde van... More > de reis en geeft een beeld van onze belevenissen, wetenswaardigheden, tips en vooral ook foto’s.< Less
Forty Photos From Japan By Amanda Peskin
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The inaugural edition of the popular "Forty Photos From" series: A colorful peek into this fascinating, confusing, amusing nation from the perspective of a photographer who lived and... More > traveled in Japan for one year. It's fairly easy to get carried away with images of Eastern cultures, so Peskin challenged herself to create a concise yet illuminating view of Japan in just forty photos. Subjects include noisy game arcades and peaceful rice paddies, a Tokyo shopping arcade and a small town's summer festival, content snow monkeys in their own hot springs and Japanese kids hamming it up for the camera. Travel through forty photos to experience the traditions, contradictions, humor and beauty that is modern-day Japan.< Less
Forty Photos From Japan By Amanda Peskin
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The inaugural edition of the popular "Forty Photos From" series: A colorful peek into this fascinating, confusing, amusing nation from the perspective of a photographer who lived and... More > traveled in Japan for one year. It's fairly easy to get carried away with images of Eastern cultures, so Peskin challenged herself to create a concise yet illuminating view of Japan in just forty photos. Subjects include noisy game arcades and peaceful rice paddies, a Tokyo shopping arcade and a small town's summer festival, content snow monkeys in their own hot springs and Japanese kids hamming it up for the camera. Travel through forty photos to experience the traditions, contradictions, humor and beauty that is modern-day Japan.< Less
Bushido, The Soul of Japan By Inazo Nitobe
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Valor, Fortitude, Bravery, Fearlessness, Courage, being the qualities of soul which appeal most easily to juvenile minds, and which can be trained by exercise and example, were, so to speak, the most... More > popular virtues, early emulated among the youth. Stories of military exploits were repeated almost before boys left their mother's breast. Does a little booby cry for any ache? The mother scolds him in this fashion: "What a coward to cry for a trifling pain! What will you do when your arm is cut off in battle? What when you are called upon to commit harakiri?" We all know the pathetic fortitude of a famished little boy-prince of Sendai, who in the drama is made to say to his little page, "Seest thou those tiny sparrows in the nest, how their yellow bills are opened wide, and now see! There comes their mother with worms to feed them. How eagerly and happily the little ones eat! But for a samurai, when his stomach is empty, it is a disgrace to feel hunger." -Bushido, The Soul of Japan 1899< Less

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