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Late Autumn, Early Winter By John Eley
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A mid-life crisis is usually assuaged by buying a Harley, a Porsche or taking a 20 year old mistress. Not this boy. He packs everything away in storage to follow his dream of living and working in... More > Japan. Except he's not quite ready for it, and only gradually does he discover this. Meanwhile, English tedium is swapped for the Japanese version. At least, in parts, it looks prettier! Located between Osaka and Kyoto, Takatsuki protects him from the 'international community' and he spends three months wondering if he's done the right thing and if all this is taking him in the right direction in his life.< Less
Late Autumn, Early Winter By John Eley
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A mid-life crisis is usually assuaged by buying a Harley, a Porsche or taking a 20 year old mistress. Not this boy. He packs everything away in storage to follow his dream of living and working in... More > Japan. Except he's not quite ready for it, and only gradually does he discover this. Meanwhile, English tedium is swapped for the Japanese version. At least, in parts, it looks prettier! Located between Osaka and Kyoto, Takatsuki protects him from the 'international community' and he spends three months wondering if he's done the right thing and if all this is taking him in the right direction in his life.< Less
World Heritage Sites of Japan By Ivan Marchuk
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The popularity of Japan among travelers from all over the world is growing year by year. This book tells about the most attractive places of interest, which are designated by UNESCO as World Heritage... More > Sites as being of special cultural or physical significance. This includes world famous Himeji castle, Mount Fuji, Itsukushima Shrine, ancient capitals of Kyoto and Nara, Hiroshima atomic dome, Okinawa castles and other tourist attractions. The author has personally visited most of the sites and provided beautiful pictures of the magnificent architecture and scenic nature. This work should be useful for travelers, Japanese culture lovers and everybody who wants to know more about our diverse world.< Less
The Bushido Element By Juri Vancans
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The greatest cover-up in American history is revealed. On August 10, 1945, after atomic bombs had destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the American B-29 Lucky Strike took off to drop a third atomic... More > bomb on Kyoto, Japan. The plane never reached the target city but disappeared without a trace. All the records of the mission were obliterated. In this shocking, fast-paced story, while the clock ticks towards the nuclear destruction of an American city, the Bushido Element, an ancient, enigmatic power of Japan exposes the secret mission of Lucky Strike and forces the United States to face the accusation that the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were crimes against humanity.< Less
The Japanese toso-kinko Schools By Markus Sesko
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This book deals systematically, for the first time in English, with all the Japanese tôsô-kinkô schools and sorted by their production sites such as Kyôto, Edo, Mito, Higo and... More > the like. Comprehensive cross references are given for the origins of the individual schools and the master-student relationship(s) of the individual artists, supported by genealogies for the larger schools. In addition, a detailed introduction of the historical context of the Japanese tôsô-kinkô, the manufacturers of sword fittings, is given at the beginning. Also added is an extensive index containing all the names, first names and pseudonyms of the artists introduced in this publication.< Less
The Japanese Toso Kinko Schools By Markus Sesko
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This book deals systematically, for the first time in English, with all the Japanese tôsô-kinkô schools and sorted by their production sites such as Kyôto, Edo, Mito, Higo and... More > the like. Comprehensive cross references are given for the origins of the individual schools and the master-student relationship(s) of the individual artists, supported by genealogies for the larger schools. In addition, a detailed introduction of the historical context of the Japanese tôsô-kinkô, the manufacturers of sword fittings, is given at the beginning. Also added is an extensive index containing all the names, first names and pseudonyms of the artists introduced in this publication.< Less
East to West By Milos Subotincic
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82 year-old Milos traveling as a backpacker gave us a refreshing, intimate and highly vivid account on what he witnessed and felt. The journey began in Tokyo and lead him all the way to the... More > Bosphorus Straight. His driving interest was history and cultures. Through Japan (Tokyo-Kyoto-Nara-Hiroshima-Fukuoka-Dazaifu-Nagasaki-Shimonoseki) - to South Korea (Busan-Gyeongju-Andong-Samcheok-Gangneung-Seoul-Incheon-Mui Do-Demilitarized Zone-Panmunjom-Sokcho) - via Siberian train (Vladivostok-Khabarovsk-Irkutsk-Baikal Lake-Krasnoyarsk-Tomsk-Yekaterinburg-Moscow-St. Petersburg) - onto Poland (Warsaw-Krakow-Auschwitz-Birkenau) to Prague - and finally to Istanbul. If you are interested in this part of the world this 216 page book (fully illustrated) is a must have.< Less
CLUJ Travel Section Spring 2013, Issue 2 By CLUJ Travel Section & UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal Travel Section
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Selecting pieces best fit for the CLUJ Travel Section is always challenging. This semester, we had our work cut out for us. In the end, we chose those pieces that we thought were most creative,... More > engaging, and of the most unique mindset. Our authors regale stories of wandering in Kyoto, driving along Lake Michigan, and experiencing Finland as a Swedish-speaking Finn. Travel writing is not just about conveying character of place –– it requires an observational mindset and an openness to new experiences. Likewise, it is always challenging to write in this genre, as it falls somewhere between the creative and autobiographical. Each author published in this issue has been wholly successful in presenting his or her own distinctive voice and unique perspective on travel. We hope you enjoy!< Less
Tips For A Backpacker: Enjoying The Scene On A Budget Japan (Tokyo) By Kirk Posadas
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Come and visit the modern feel of Tokyo that has been infused with the tradional Japan on a tight budget! This book lets you tour around this famous places with a detailed description on how to enjoy... More > the places without spending too much money. In this book, you can find some notable points on: Best way to get there Places to see and enjoy Where to stay and rest Download this book now and have a handy guide while visiting the capital of Japan and enjoy your stay while having to spend a little! You can use this book if you want: A virtual guided tour on what places to see and its corresponding prices Ample information about Osaka and Kyoto And a little bit of history If you are a backpacker or just plain adventurous, get this book and have the fun time in Tokyo the right way!< Less
East to West By Milos Subotincic
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82 year-old Milos traveling as a backpacker gave us a refreshing, intimate and highly vivid account on what he witnessed and felt. The journey began in Tokyo and lead him all the way to the... More > Bosphorus Straight. His driving interest was history and cultures. Through Japan (Tokyo-Kyoto-Nara-Hiroshima-Fukuoka-Dazaifu-Nagasaki-Shimonoseki) - to South Korea (Busan-Gyeongju-Andong-Samcheok-Gangneung-Seoul-Incheon-Mui Do-Demilitarized Zone-Panmunjom-Sokcho) - via Siberian train (Vladivostok-Khabarovsk-Irkutsk-Baikal Lake-Krasnoyarsk-Tomsk-Yekaterinburg-Moscow-St. Petersburg) - onto Poland (Warsaw-Krakow-Auschwitz-Birkenau) to Prague - and finally to Istanbul. If you are interested in this part of the world this 216 page book (fully illustrated) is a must have.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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