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Sketches of Japanese Manners and Customs By J.M.W. Silver
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These 'Sketches of Japanese Manners and Customs' were collected during the years 1864-5, at which time a soldier attached to the Battalion of Royal Marines for service in Japan. It is a personal view... More > of what he observes of Japanese society.< Less
A Japanese Boy By Shigemi Shiukichi
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English Food Vocabulary to French, German, Japanese, Italian and Spanish By Alain Bertocchi
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English Food Vocabulary to French, German, Japanese, Italian and Spanish has been created for restaurant people. This book will be helpful if you are working in a restaurant and you want to help... More > your non English speaking customers with a very basic description of the dishes on the menu. Also if you are travelling abroad and you want to tell the restaurant staff or a shopkeeper what you want to eat or buy. My knowledge of the Japanese language is no more than what is contained in this book. It is enough knowledge for me to be able to help my Japanese customers decide what they want to eat. All I do is point to a dish on the menu and say the keyword, for example “Tori” for chicken, “kaki” for oysters and so on. Have fun, Alain Bertocchi< Less
How I ate my way around Japan By Patrick Robert Harry
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Thirteen year old Patrick visits Japan for the first time. His letter home tell of his adventures, travel, and his take on Japanese culture.
The Book of Tea: Illustrated By Okakura Kakuzo
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The Book of Tea: Illustrated, by Okakura Kakuzo (1919). A Japanese Harmony of Art Culture & The Simple Life. - Containing many illustrations in colour and in black and white. This little book... More > is illuminating in its revelation of the old world of Japanese thought and culture, with its reaction on Japanese daily life. It is not a translation, but was written in English. The author, the late Okakura Kakuzo, was one of theleaders in the movement which a generation ago set itself to stem the western invasion, spreading like a malaria over every field of intellectual activity and threatening to submerge entirely the ancient beautiful Japanese civilisation. The illustrations are chosen from our own National collections, and in the appendix will be found further details as to the Tea Ceremony and its various accessories.< Less
Reincarnation and Misfortune In Old & Modern Japan: An Investigation of Traditional Beliefs and Modern Thought – Including the Hatsushiba Transcripts By Alan Greenhalgh
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This book examines the history of reincarnation in Japan and shows how the idea has developed over time. It looks at exactly what reincarnation is and where it originated. The book also examines... More > reincarnation and tradition, reincarnation and psychology and analyses reincarnation in the context of religion. It offers some curious tales from Japanese history which offer detailed explanations of real incidents of rebirth. The book also looks at the Japanese media and the occult in the modern age. Western views of reincarnation and Eastern Buddhist and Shinto views are also investigated. The book’s purpose is to both inform serious students of Japanese history, Japanese religions and reincarnation and the wider public who have an abiding interest in all things Asian, and in particular the customs and traditions of Japan.< Less
Reincarnation and Misfortune in Old & Modern Japan: An Investigation of Traditional Beliefs and Modern Thought – Including the Hatsushiba Transcripts By Alan Greenhalgh
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This book examines the history of reincarnation in Japan and shows how the idea has developed over time. It looks at exactly what reincarnation is and where it originated. The book also examines... More > reincarnation and tradition, reincarnation and psychology and analyses reincarnation in the context of religion. It offers some curious tales from Japanese history which offer detailed explanations of real incidents of rebirth. The book also looks at the Japanese media and the occult in the modern age. Western views of reincarnation and Eastern Buddhist and Shinto views are also investigated. The book’s purpose is to both inform serious students of Japanese history, Japanese religions and reincarnation and the wider public who have an abiding interest in all things Asian, and in particular the customs and traditions of Japan.< Less
Some Chinese Ghosts By Lafcadio Hearn
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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: Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (/hɜːrn/; 27 June 1850 –... More > 26 September 1904), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲? ), was an international writer, known best for his books about Japan, especially his collections of Japanese legends and ghost stories, such as Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things. In the United States, Hearn is also known for his writings about the city of New Orleans based on his ten-year stay in that city.Hearn was born in and named for the island of Lefkada, one of the Greek Ionian Islands, on 27 June 1850.:p. 3 He was the son of Surgeon-Major Charles Bush Hearn (of County Offaly, Ireland) and Rosa Antoniou Kassimatis, a Greek woman of noble Kytheran lineage through her father, Anthony Kassimatis. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafcadio_Hearn< Less
How to Do Stuff in Japan: A Guide for Visitors to Japan By TheJapan Channel
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Only 6 of these things are perfectly acceptable to do in Japan. The other 6 will embarrass you and those around you. Do you know which are in which group? Laughing at the embarrassment of... More > others. Wearing perfume or aftershave. Wearing slippers in a toilet room. Wearing slippers in a tatami room. Telling a Japanese guy his girlfriend is cute. Telling a Japanese guy that YOUR girl/boyfriend is cute. Slurping loudly through a straw. Slurping noodles loudly. Wiping your face on a towel in a restaurant. Eating everything on your plate. Calling out to restaurant staff. Blowing your nose in a handkerchief. There are dozens more dilemmas, just like these! This book will explain what is OK and what is NOT OK to do in Japan, as well as give you lots of useful information to help you have the best experience and get the most out of your time in Japan.< Less
How to Do Stuff In Japan: A Guide for Visitors to Japan By TheJapan Channel
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Only 6 of these things are perfectly acceptable to do in Japan. The other 6 will embarrass you and those around you. Do you know which are in which group? Laughing at the embarrassment of... More > others. Wearing perfume or aftershave. Wearing slippers in a toilet room. Wearing slippers in a tatami room. Telling a Japanese guy his girlfriend is cute. Telling a Japanese guy that YOUR girl/boyfriend is cute. Slurping loudly through a straw. Slurping noodles loudly. Wiping your face on a towel in a restaurant. Eating everything on your plate. Calling out to restaurant staff. Blowing your nose in a handkerchief. There are dozens more dilemmas, just like these! This book will explain what is OK and what is NOT OK to do in Japan, as well as give you lots of useful information to help you have the best experience and get the most out of your time in Japan.< Less

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