• Auteur: Katsuhiro Otomo
  • ISBN: 9781632365224
  • Date de sortie: 2017-02-07
  • Collection: Kodansha Comics
  • Total Download: 2824
  • Total Read: 1857

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Akira Club

  • Auteur: Katsuhiro Ōtomo
  • ISBN: 9781593077419
  • Date de sortie: 2007
  • Collection: Dark Horse Comics
  • Total Download: 4346
  • Total Read: 2917

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"Akira began serialization in December of 1982 in Young Magazine, and the curtains finally closed when the sixth paperback collection was released in March 1993. This book chronicles that decade-plus of history in its entirety..."--T.p.


  • Auteur: 大友克洋
  • ISBN: 9784063648812
  • Date de sortie: 2012-01
  • Collection:
  • Total Download: 1617
  • Total Read: 1600

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The Gem Glistening Cup

  • Auteur: Edwin A. Cranston
  • ISBN: 9780804731577
  • Date de sortie:
  • Collection: Stanford University Press
  • Total Download: 9952
  • Total Read: 3961

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Japan Encyclopedia

  • Auteur: Louis Fr?d?ric
  • ISBN: 9780674017535
  • Date de sortie: 2002
  • Collection: Harvard University Press
  • Total Download: 7903
  • Total Read: 4193

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"Knowing Japan and the Japanese better," Louis Frdric states in the introduction to this encyclopedia, "is one of the necessities of modern life." The Japanese have a profound knowledge of every aspect and detail of Western societies. Unfortunately, we in the West cannot say the same about our knowledge of Japan. We tend to see Japan through a veil of exoticism, as a land of ancient customs and exquisite arts; or we view it as a powerful contributor to the global economy, the source of cutting-edge electronics and innovative management techniques. To go beyond these clichs, we must begin to see how apparently contradictory aspects of modern Japanese culture spring from the country's evolution through more than two millennia of history. This richly detailed yet concise encyclopedia is a guide to the full range of Japanese history and civilization, from the dawn of its prehistory to today, providing clear and accessible information on society and institutions, commerce and industry, sciences, sports, and politics, with particular emphasis on religion, material culture, and the arts. The volume is enhanced by maps and illustrations, along with a detailed chronology of more than 2,000 years of Japanese history and a comprehensive bibliography. Cross-references and an index help the reader trace themes from one article to the next. Japan Encyclopedia will be an indispensable one-volume reference for students, scholars, travelers, journalists, and anyone who wishes to learn more about the past and present of this great world civilization.

Traditional Japanese Literature

  • Auteur: Haruo Shirane
  • ISBN: 9780231136976
  • Date de sortie: 2008-08-22
  • Collection: Columbia University Press
  • Total Download: 9757
  • Total Read: 4360

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Traditional Japanese Literature features a rich array of works dating from the very beginnings of the Japanese written language through the noted age of aristocratic court life into the period of warrior culture. The anthology contains new translations of such canonical texts as The Tales of the Heike and generous selections from Man'yoshu, The Tale of Genji, The Pillow Book, and Kokinshu. It includes a stunning range of folk literature, war epics, poetry, and n? drama, and an impressive collection of dramatic, poetic, and fictional works from both elite and popular cultures. Also represented are religious and secular anecdotes, literary criticism, essays, and works written in Chinese by Japanese writers. Arranged by chronology and genre, the readings are carefully introduced and placed into a larger political, cultural, and literary context, and the extensive bibliographies offer further study. Intended as a companion to Columbia University Press's Early Modern Japanese Literature: An Anthology, 1600-1900, Traditional Japanese Literature significantly deepens our understanding of Japanese literature as well as of ancient, classical, and medieval Japanese culture.

War and State Building in Medieval Japan

  • Auteur: John Ferejohn
  • ISBN: 0804774315
  • Date de sortie: 2010-04-20
  • Collection: Stanford University Press
  • Total Download: 8494
  • Total Read: 2646

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The nation state as we know it is a mere four or five hundred years old. Remarkably, a central government with vast territorial control emerged in Japan at around the same time as it did in Europe, through the process of mobilizing fiscal resources and manpower for bloody wars between the 16th and 17th centuries. This book, which brings Japan's case into conversation with the history of state building in Europe, points to similar factors that were present in both places: population growth eroded clientelistic relationships between farmers and estate holders, creating conditions for intense competition over territory; and in the ensuing instability and violence, farmers were driven to make Hobbesian bargains of taxes in exchange for physical security.
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