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Classic Geisha Girls - Vintage Postcard Scrapbook (PDF ebook / slideshow) By FishesEye Publishing
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A digital album of over 100 old postcards, prints and photos of Japanese geisha girls. Charming and fascinating portraits, many in early hand-tinted color, of these beautiful, traditional oriental... More > hostesses in colorful kimonos. The role of the geisha is often misunderstood. Erotic, risqué, some semi-nude. Tea ceremonies, bathing scenes, tending gardens, playing music, smoking opium.... as well as pictures hinting at these women's role as high-class courtesans or prostitutes. Haunting images from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, depicting a pre-industrial lifestyle that has largely disappeared in modern Japan. (A PDF-format, illustrated ebook / slideshow for Acrobat Reader. Includes optional rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects between images.) A great alternative to a screensaver! **One of our best-sellers. Second edition revised and extended, Februrary 2007. **< Less
Tales of Old Japan By A.B. Mitford
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This text about Japan was written by A.B. Mitford and originally published in 1871. Ever since its publication it has become a classic on Japanese history and culture. From the amazing story of the... More > Forty-Seven Ronin to an eyewitness account of Hara-Kiri (ritual Japanese suicide) this text covers many Japanese stories and traditions unknown to the West at that time. "The recent revolution in Japan has wrought changes social as well as political; and it may be that when, in addition to the advance which has already been made, railways and telegraphs shall have connected the principal points of the Land of Sunrise, the old Japanese, such as he was and had been for centuries when we found him eleven short years ago, will have become extinct. It has appeared to me that no better means could be chosen of preserving a record of a curious and fast disappearing civilization than the translation of some of the most interesting national legends and histories." -Tales of Old Japan 1871< 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.
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100 Vintage Views of Japan (PDF vintage photo album) By Ben Acton
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Another collection of over 100 vintage photos and postcards of Japan, from the late 19th century to the last decades of the prewar, Imperial lifestyle that has now all but disappeared. Includes... More > scenes of rural and feudal life, Buddhist and Shinto temples, famous landscapes, cherry blossom, tea houses, geisha girls, as well as city life in Imperial Tokyo and other large Japanese towns. Historic images for all fans of Asian history. Includes scans of albumen prints by photographers such as Mikoshi, and many in truly beautiful hand-tinted color. An instant collection in PDF album format! See also our other vintage Asian photo album titles at our store on Lulu, www.lulu.com/fisheseye : Postcards from Old Japan, Vintage Indochina, Kimono Girls, and Vintage Views of Raj Era India.< Less
Postcards from Old Japan (PDF vintage photo album) By Ben Acton
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A fascinating collection of over 150 vintage photos and postcards of Japan, from the late 19th century to the last decades of the prewar Imperial lifestyle that has now all but disappeared. Includes... More > scenes of samurai combat, rural feudal life, Buddhist and Shinto temples, landscapes, as well as city life in Imperial Tokyo and other large Japanese towns. Historic images for all fans of Asian history. Also features albumen prints by photographers such as Mikoshi, and many in truly beautiful hand-tinted color. Plus sample pages from our other visual history and vintage travel titles. An instant collection in PDF album format, with optional rolling slideshow functions and random transition effects between images! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver. New edition improved and extended, February 2010!!< Less
The Ding-Dong's Guide to Buying Kimono By Shona McCarthy
eBook (PDF): $2.50
This is a simple guide for anyone wanting to buy a kimono, hire a kimono, make a kimono or have a kimono made for them. It has a lot of information you wouldn't find in the standard kitsuke class.
Stand Sayonara Stand! By Emiko René Lewis-Sanchez
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Add your color to the tales of the Mobile Toy Theater Company. Doll Poem I: Stand Sayonara Stand! Memoirs of the Apocalyptic Geisha is a re-construction of Barbie's Princess of Japan from a 4th... More > Generation Half-Japanese American perspective embodied in a packaged, performative human doll. Illustrated by Benjamin Harris and poetry by Emiko René Lewis-Sanchez< Less
Japaneats By J Shubin L King
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Beautiful photo book (34 pages) shows food favorites of Japan, from beverages to bento boxes, from marketplace vendors to Geisha servers. You will enjoy viewing excellent photos of... More > artistically-presented meals and friendly portraits of Japanese food industry workers, as well as gigantic ice cream cones and traditional "tanuki" (raccoon dogs) outside drinking establishments.< Less

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