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Japan from Anime to Zen: Quick Takes on Culture, Art, History, Food . . . and More
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: David Watts Barton, Stone Bridge Press
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-19 - Publisher:

An accessible compendium of the most important aspects of Japanese arts, culture and history, for quick reference or a longer, in-depth read, for actual and armchair travelers alike..
Japan in 100 Words
Language: en
Pages: 221
Authors: Ornella Civardi, Gavin Blair
Categories: Japan
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: C. E. Tuttle

As its title suggests, this book captures the essence of Japanese life and culture in 100 words. From well-known concepts like zen, kawaii and anime to their lesser-known counterparts waiting to be discovered by the West, Japan in 100 Words covers it all. Readers will learn more about: Chochin--decorative lanterns
A Geek in Japan
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Hector Garcia
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-25 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

Created specifically for fans of Japanese "cool culture," A Geek in Japan is one of the most iconic, hip, and concise cultural guides available. Reinvented for the internet age, it is packed with personal essays and hundreds of photographs and presents all the touchstones of traditional and contemporary culture in
The Anime Companion 2
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Gilles Poitras
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-06-01 - Publisher: Stone Bridge Press

Become an expert on cultural details commonly seen in Japanese animation, movies, comics and TV shows.
A Brief History of Japan
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Jonathan Clements
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-01 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

This fascinating history tells the story of the people of Japan, from ancient teenage priest-queens to teeming hordes of salarymen, a nation that once sought to conquer China, yet also shut itself away for two centuries in self-imposed seclusion. First revealed to Westerners in the chronicles of Marco Polo, Japan