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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
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
North Korean Foreign Relations In The Post–Cold War World By Strategic Studies Institute, Samuel S. Investigation
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North Korea’s foreign relations are a blend of contradiction and complexity. They start from the incongruity between Pyongyang’s highly touted policy of juche, or self-reliance, and North... More > Korea’s extended and heavy reliance on foreign aid and assistance over the 6 decades of its existence. This aid—both military and economic—in the first 4 decades came from China, the Soviet Union, and communist bloc states; in the past 2 decades, this aid has come from countries including China, South Korea, and the United States. In this monograph, Dr. Samuel Kim examines North Korea’s foreign relations with China, Russia, Japan, the United States, and South Korea during the post-Cold War era. He argues that central to understanding North Korea’s international behavior in the 21st century is the extent to which the policies of the United States have shaped that behavior. Although some readers may not agree with all of Dr. Kim’s interpretations and assessments, they nevertheless will find his analysis simulating...< Less
Ken's War By B. K. Fowler
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As the conflict in Viet Nam escalates, army brat Ken and his hot-headed dad are suddenly deployed from Pennsylvania to a dinky post in Japan. Culture clash is just one of the many sucker punches that... More > knocks Ken’s world upside down. He struggles as his assumptions about friends and enemies, loyalty and betrayal, and love and manipulation are fractured. An army misfit, a Japanese girl and a martial arts master play unforgettable roles in Ken’s rocky journey from a boy itching to get his driver’s license to a young man standing shoulder-to-shoulder with his father.< Less
We Were Kings By Bud Tyler
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There was a time and a place where the American G.I. (soldier, sailor, airman and Marine) lived a life of luxury, good times and romance. The place was post-World War II Japan where American... More > servicemen enjoyed a lifestyle never known to common soldiers before or since. It was the period from the close of hostilities in August 1945 through the 1950’s. American G.I.s were rich men in an impoverished nation full of young fun-loving ladies. They were kings. The Japanese girls treated the Americans well. And they, in turn, were treated well by their G.I boy friends. This is a love story. It is a tragic story, yet it is sprinkled with humorous anecdotes about the shenanigans of young American servicemen. It will make you laugh, it will make you cry, and the unique surprise ending will leave you satisfied. If you are a veteran of those fun-filled days in Japan, the author guarantees you will see yourself.< Less
We Were Kings By Bud Tyler
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There was a time and a place where the American G.I. (soldier, sailor, airman and Marine) lived a life of luxury, good times and romance. The place was post-World War II Japan where American... More > servicemen enjoyed a lifestyle never known to common soldiers before or since. It was the period from the close of hostilities in August 1945 through the 1950’s. American G.I.s were rich men in an impoverished nation full of young fun-loving ladies. They were kings. The Japanese girls treated the Americans well. And they, in turn, were treated well by their G.I boy friends. This is a love story. It is a tragic story, yet it is sprinkled with humorous anecdotes about the shenanigans of young American servicemen. It will make you laugh, it will make you cry, and the unique surprise ending will leave you satisfied. If you are a veteran of those fun-filled days in Japan, the author guarantees you will see yourself.< Less
Army Life By Norm Wallace
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Army Life is a personal memoir of a draftee's service days in Japan during the post-Korean War army.
Army Life By Norm Wallace
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Army Life is a personal memoir of a draftee's service days in Japan during the post-Korean War army.
Tamiko: A Family History By Tamiko Shimoyama, Masako Glushien
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A poignant memoir that tells Tamiko’s remarkable life journey in Japan. Following the sudden death of her mother, she continued to endure struggles throughout childhood and financial ruin while... More > raising her own family during post-war Japan, her unwavering faith helped her overcome the many challenges she faced during a time when the country was trying to rebuild itself.< Less
Tamiko: A Family History By Tamiko Shimoyama, Masako Glushien
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A poignant memoir that tells Tamiko’s remarkable life journey in Japan. Following the sudden death of her mother, she continued to endure struggles throughout childhood and financial ruin while... More > raising her own family during post-war Japan, her unwavering faith helped her overcome the many challenges she faced during a time when the country was trying to rebuild itself.< Less