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History of Japanese Martial Arts By Allen Woodman
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Turn of the century 1900`s Japan. Many people were turning toward the western ways and progressing toward a more united front. In the midst of all this change came many great teachers of Martial... More > arts. Aikido, Judo, Jujitsu and Karate in its many forms all started in Japan. These Arts are thriving in society today due to the rigid adherence of Japanese culture and tradition. Renshi Sensei Allen Woodman has spent nearly 40 years training in multiple forms of martial arts with 20 years training in Japan. A certified 6th degree black belt, he has devoted his life to learning the many facets that comprise traditional Japanese martial arts of Aikido, Karate, Judo, Karate and Jujitsu. Reading this book will give you a better understanding of the beginnings of all traditional Japanese martial arts from a unique perspective. Learn the foundation of the traditional arts, who started them and why.< Less
A Japanese Boy (Japanese Version) By Osamu Kamitanigawa
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Osamu Kamitanigawa was born in 1969. 1. A Short History of English Literature 2. A Short History of Philippine Literature 3. Singapore 4. Thailand 5-6. South Korea Vol. 1-2 7-9. The Philippines... More > Vol. 1-3 10-14. China Vol. 1-5 15-17. The Essence of Business Vol. 1-3 18. A Japanese Boy 19. A Japanese Boy (Japanese Version) 20. A Japanese Boy (Screenplay) 21. Wonderful Life 22. Africa 23. A Way of Creating New Worlds 24. Autumn 25. You Are Beautiful 26. You Are Beautiful (Japanese Version) 27. Beside the Seaside 28. Running! 29. Fishing & Running 30. Imagination 31. Mission 32. Bicycle Trip: Kyushu 33. Flash 34. I Remember You 35. Creative Writing 36. Athlete 37. 14 Days 38. University Days 39. Street Musician 40. Bicycle 41. Nagasaki 42. Thanks! 43-44. Childhood Days Vol. 1-2 45-46. Youth Vol. 1-2 47. π 48. Morning Cup 49. Life 50. Love Letters 51. I Love Financial Markets 52. Born in Japan 53. Gift 54. Friends 55. Second Chance< Less
A Japanese Boy By Osamu Kamitanigawa
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Osamu Kamitanigawa was born in 1969. 1. A Short History of English Literature 2. A Short History of Philippine Literature 3. Singapore 4. Thailand 5-6. South Korea Vol. 1-2 7-9. The Philippines... More > Vol. 1-3 10-14. China Vol. 1-5 15-17. The Essence of Business Vol. 1-3 18. A Japanese Boy 19. A Japanese Boy (Japanese Version) 20. A Japanese Boy (Screenplay) 21. Wonderful Life 22. Africa 23. A Way of Creating New Worlds 24. Autumn 25. You Are Beautiful 26. You Are Beautiful (Japanese Version) 27. Beside the Seaside 28. Running! 29. Fishing & Running 30. Imagination 31. Mission 32. Bicycle Trip: Kyushu 33. Flash 34. I Remember You 35. Creative Writing 36. Athlete 37. 14 Days 38. University Days 39. Street Musician 40. Bicycle 41. Nagasaki 42. Thanks! 43-44. Childhood Days Vol. 1-2 45-46. Youth Vol. 1-2 47. π 48. Morning Cup 49. Life 50. Love Letters 51. I Love Financial Markets 52. Born in Japan 53. Gift 54. Friends 55. Second Chance< Less
Tameshigiri - The History and Development of Japanese Sword Testing By Markus Sesko
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The legendary sharpness of Japanese swords is widely known, and through the activities of various martial arts practitioner’s information on tameshigiri has also become more accessible in the... More > recent years. But, for a large part, this information focusses on modern cutting tests and only briefly discusses the historical aspect. As far as sword collectors are concerned, the subject of tameshigiri has been approached by several experts in the past, but here too information is rather limited. This publication systematically processes this subject for the first time to provide an overview of the historical aspect of tameshigiri. Not only are the developments from mere sword tests to systematic cutting tests are addressed, it also explains the sword testers, the various cuts and set-ups for cuts, and the practice of recording cutting test results on sword tangs for example. It is rounded-off by a reference section which provides examples of tameshi-mei.< Less
Japanese Women in Meiji Period By Farrukh Khan
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Historians agree that the Meiji era in Japanese history presented a succession of large reforms that were to bring about an improvement in Japanese society. Compulsory education for women and a... More > greater tolerance for debate were amongst the positive improvements of the Meiji era that were to enhance freedom and the position of women. However, even the Meiji government could not change the fundamental psyche of the Japanese and a complex interplay of class, poverty, gender inequality and exploitative forces continued to act against rural women from of masses. This brief essay presents a discussion about women in Japan during the Meiji era and it will appear that although the Meiji government did try to improve the situation for women in Japan, it could not alter fundamental influences.< Less
Japanese Women in Meiji Period By Farrukh Khan
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Historians agree that the Meiji era in Japanese history presented a succession of large reforms that were to bring about an improvement in Japanese society. Compulsory education for women and a... More > greater tolerance for debate were amongst the positive improvements of the Meiji era that were to enhance freedom and the position of women. However, even the Meiji government could not change the fundamental psyche of the Japanese and a complex interplay of class, poverty, gender inequality and exploitative forces continued to act against rural women from of masses. This brief essay presents a discussion about women in Japan during the Meiji era and it will appear that although the Meiji government did try to improve the situation for women in Japan, it could not alter fundamental influences.< Less
Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings By Edward S. Morse
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"It is a curious sight to look over a vast city of nearly a million inhabitants, and detect no chimney with its homelike streak of blue smoke. There is of course no church spire, with its usual... More > architectural inanities. With the absence of chimneys and the almost universal use of charcoal for heating purposes, the cities have an atmosphere of remarkable clearness and purity; so clear, indeed, is the atmosphere that one may look over the city and see distinctly revealed the minuter details of the landscape beyond. The great sun-obscuring canopy of smoke and fumes that forever shroud some of our great cities is a feature happily unknown in Japan."< Less
A Japanese Boy (Screenplay) By Osamu Kamitanigawa
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Osamu Kamitanigawa was born in 1969. 1. A Short History of English Literature 2. A Short History of Philippine Literature 3. Singapore 4. Thailand 5-6. South Korea Vol. 1-2 7-9. The Philippines... More > Vol. 1-3 10-14. China Vol. 1-5 15-17. The Essence of Business Vol. 1-3 18. A Japanese Boy 19. A Japanese Boy (Japanese Version) 20. A Japanese Boy (Screenplay) 21. Wonderful Life 22. Africa 23. A Way of Creating New Worlds 24. Autumn 25. You Are Beautiful 26. You Are Beautiful (Japanese Version) 27. Beside the Seaside 28. Running! 29. Fishing & Running 30. Imagination 31. Mission 32. Bicycle Trip: Kyushu 33. Flash 34. I Remember You 35. Creative Writing 36. Athlete 37. 14 Days 38. University Days 39. Street Musician 40. Bicycle 41. Nagasaki 42. Thanks! 43-44. Childhood Days Vol. 1-2 45-46. Youth Vol. 1-2 47. π 48. Morning Cup 49. Life 50. Love Letters 51. I Love Financial Markets 52. Born in Japan 53. Gift 54. Friends 55. Second Chance< Less
You are beautiful (Japanese Version) By Osamu Kamitanigawa
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Osamu Kamitanigawa was born in 1969. 1. A Short History of English Literature 2. A Short History of Philippine Literature 3. Singapore 4. Thailand 5-6. South Korea Vol. 1-2 7-9. The Philippines... More > Vol. 1-3 10-14. China Vol. 1-5 15-17. The Essence of Business Vol. 1-3 18. A Japanese Boy 19. A Japanese Boy (Japanese Version) 20. A Japanese Boy (Screenplay) 21. Wonderful Life 22. Africa 23. A Way of Creating New Worlds 24. Autumn 25. You Are Beautiful 26. You Are Beautiful (Japanese Version) 27. Beside the Seaside 28. Running! 29. Fishing & Running 30. Imagination 31. Mission 32. Bicycle Trip: Kyushu 33. Flash 34. I Remember You 35. Creative Writing 36. Athlete 37. 14 Days 38. University Days 39. Street Musician 40. Bicycle 41. Nagasaki 42. Thanks! 43-44. Childhood Days Vol. 1-2 45-46. Youth Vol. 1-2 47. π 48. Morning Cup 49. Life 50. Love Letters 51. I Love Financial Markets 52. Born in Japan 53. Gift 54. Friends 55. Second Chance< Less
Nihon-shinshinto-shi - The History of the shinshinto Era of Japanese Swords By Markus Sesko
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I now complete the series with the „Nihon-shinshinto-shi“, the history of the shinshinto era of Japanese swords, starting from Suishinshi Masahide´s initiation of a new trend around... More > An´ei (1772-1781) to the ban on swords issued by the Meiji government in 1876. As with the „Nihon-koto-shi“ and the „Nihon-shinto-shi“, the reader should be able to grasp a coherent picture of the backgrounds and scholastic activities around the Japanese sword at the end of the feudal era. Finally, the time scale must not be overlooked: The „Nihon-koto-shi“ had to deal with roughly 800 years, from the Nara to the end of the Muromachi period, and the „Nihon-shinto-shi“ comprised „just“ about 200 years, whereas the shinshinto era lasted only about a century.< Less