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By Patrick Colgan
Dalla folla di Tokyo agli orsi dell’estremo nord, dalle giungle delle isole tropicali ai ciliegi in fiore di Kyoto, according to arrivare fino al grande vuoto lasciato dal devastante tsunami del 2011 e dal disastro nucleare di Fukushima. Patrick Colgan, giornalista e viaggiatore, si immerge nella cultura, nella natura e nella gastronomia giapponesi according to raccontare los angeles scoperta di un mondo all’apparenza incomprensibile.
Un Paese, il Giappone, dove sentirsi un po’ persi può essere emozionante e nessun viaggio può mai dirsi davvero finito.
«Non capita spesso di trovare qualcuno in grado di illustrare un mondo così diverso dal nostro in maniera così semplice e vivida. Patrick ci è riuscito.» - Trippando
«Patrick trasmette ai lettori del suo libro los angeles leggerezza dell’andare e di quanto possa essere coinvolgente “smarrirsi” in una terra straniera in line with poi farsi accogliere» - Moroboshi Japan variety blog
«È il risultato di 6 viaggi, tra avventure e disavventure, ma soprattutto è il prodotto di un vero e grande amore consistent with quella terra.» - Libri di viaggio
«È un libro onesto e sincero» - journey or deal with?
By Hiroshi Komiyama
Jam-packed with clean insights into the opportunity of constructing sustainable economies, this publication features a bankruptcy on 'platinum' societies and indicates how shoppers' call for for caliber will foster sustainable applied sciences in built, and constructing, international locations.
By Mark Stille
From the lovely victory at Pearl Harbor to its dramatic reversal at halfway, the Imperial eastern military swept all prior to it in its a variety of victories within the Pacific and much jap waters. The Imperial jap military within the Pacific conflict pulls from lots of Osprey's bestselling books at the topic as well as the newest learn at the topic, together with many assets from Japan, and is the latest and actual publication in this attention-grabbing force.
Even after its setback at halfway, the IJN remained a strong strength and inflicted sever setbacks at the US army at Guadalcanal and in different places. The Imperial eastern army makes a speciality of the japanese ships which fought the battles within the Pacific together with layout info, the place and after they have been engaged and their final effectiveness. moreover,
the development, layout and repair heritage of every send from destroyer dimension on up is integrated. A entire survey of the submarine strength can also be incorporated. adjustments of every send are coated making this a useful reference resource for Pacific warfare fanatics and historians, in addition to send modelers.
A brief background of the IJN throughout the Pacific battle locations all warship layout and background in right context. ultimately, a bankruptcy discussing the strengths and weaknesses of the IJN is integrated eventually asking the query of even if the IJN particularly was once a latest military which used to be totally ready for the pains of strive against within the Pacific.
The titanic crescent of British-ruled territories from India all the way down to Singapore seemed within the early phases of the second one international struggle an important asset within the struggle with Germany, delivering large amounts of infantrymen and uncooked fabrics and key a part of an impregnable worldwide community denied to the Nazis. inside of a number of weeks in 1941-2 a eastern invasion had destroyed all this, virtually easily taking the 'impregnable castle' of Singapore with its 80,000 powerful garrison, and sweeping via South and Southeast Asia to the frontier of India itself. This progressive, totally gripping ebook brings to existence the whole event of South and Southeast Asia during this notable interval, telling the tale from an Indian, Burmese, chinese language or Malay viewpoint up to from that of the British or jap. successfully it's the tale of the delivery of contemporary South and Southeast Asia and the hopes and fears of the handfuls of 'forgotten armies' marching in the course of the jungle battlefields, such a lot of death for reasons swept away by way of the truth that emerged in 1945. while the British effectively fought again within the bloodiest battles in South and Southeast Asia's background, there has been no going again to colonial rule.
By Stephen Turnbull
Over the centuries, naval kinfolk among Japan and Korea seem to have alternated among peaceable alternate and outright hostility. notwithstanding, this impact may be deceptive, as a lot of what handed for mercantile job was once actually performed by way of jap pirate fleets, who pillaged the coasts of Korea and China in an enduring culture that culminated within the maximum pirate raid of all: Hideyoshi's invasion of Korea in 1592. This was once the clash that concerned Ming China and nearly dragged in Siam. It additionally resulted in Korea constructing East Asia's most famed warship: the mythical turtle send, that's defined for the 1st time in complete technical element during this ebook.
By Theodore C. Bestor
The Routledge instruction manual of Japanese Culture and Society is an interdisciplinary source that makes a speciality of modern Japan and the social and cultural developments which are very important at first of the twenty-first century. This Handbook offers a state-of-the-art and accomplished survey of vital phenomena, associations, and instructions in Japan this day, on matters starting from gender and kinfolk, the surroundings, race and ethnicity, and concrete existence, to pop culture and digital media. Written by means of a global staff of Japan specialists, the chapters incorporated within the quantity shape an available and engaging perception into eastern tradition and society. As such, the Handbook can be a useful reference software for a person attracted to all issues jap. scholars, lecturers and execs alike will enjoy the wide ranging discussions, valuable hyperlinks to on-line assets and steered examining lists.
The Handbook will be of curiosity throughout a variety of disciplines together with eastern stories, Cultural reports, Anthropology, Sociology and Asian stories ordinarily.
By Carolin Funck
The altering styles of eastern tourism and the perspectives of the japanese vacationer because the Meiji recovery, in 1868, are given an in-depth ancient, geographical, monetary and social research during this e-book. in addition to delivering a case examine for the aim of investigating the altering face of worldwide tourism from the nineteenth to the twenty first Century, this account of eastern tourism explores either family social family and foreign geographical, political and financial kin, particularly within the northeast Asian context. Socio-cultural and geographical research shape the examine framework for the publication, in 3 ways: first, there's an emphasis on scale as tourism phenomena and their implications are mentioned either in a world context and on the nationwide, local and native degrees; moment, the dialogue is proficient via basic info resources corresponding to censuses and surveys; and 3rd, the incorporation of fieldwork and case reviews provides concreteness to the final photo of eastern tourism. This e-book is an important addition to a space of research presently under-represented within the literature.
By Kären Wigen
Kären Wigen probes nearby cartography, choerography, and statecraft to redefine recovery (ishin) in smooth eastern heritage. As constructed right here, that time period designates no longer the fast coup d’état of 1868 yet a three-centuries-long undertaking of rehabilitating an old map for contemporary reasons. Drawing on a variety of geographical records from Shinano (present-day Nagano Prefecture), Wigen argues that either the founding father of the Tokugawa Shogunate (1600–1868) and the reformers of the Meiji period (1868–1912) recruited the classical map to serve the reason for administrative reform. Nor have been they on my own; provincial males of letters performed an both severe function in bringing imperial geography again to lifestyles within the nation-state. to verify those claims, Wigen strains the ongoing occupation of the classical court’s most crucial unit of governance—the province—in valuable Honshu.
By Olive Checkland
Within the years following Japan's lengthy interval of self-imposed isolation from the realm, Japan constructed a brand new dating with the West, and particularly with Britain, the place kinfolk grew to become quite shut. the japanese, embarrassed via their perceived comparative backwardness, regarded to the West to profit sleek commercial ideas, together with the layout and engineering talents which underpinned them. whilst, taking nice delight of their personal tradition, they exhibited and bought prime quality items of conventional jap craftsmanship within the West, stimulating a thirst for, and appreciation of, eastern arts and crafts. This booklet examines the two-way bridge-building cultural alternate which came about among Japan and Britain within the years after 1859 and into the early years of the 20 th century. themes lined contain structure, commercial layout, prints, portray and images, including a attention of jap executive coverage, the Japan-Britain Exhibition of 1910, and advertisement spin-offs. furthermore, there are case reports of key people who have been fairly influential in fostering British-Japanese cultural bridges during this interval.