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Download The Dusk Parlor by S.A. Stovall (.ePUB)

The Dusk Parlor by S.A. Stovall (.ePUB)

Romance | 7 | 17-01-2018, 12:11

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.4MB | Retail Overview: Former soldier Hugh Harris is a “hāfu”—half-Japanese, half-American—and, after his father’s death, he returns to Kobe, Japan, in order to connect with his mother and her family. Confused and feeling out of place, Hugh finds work as a waiter at an upscale nightclub. The other employees, an odd and eclectic bunch, quickly make him feel at home, especially the bartender, Ren, and the club host, Kaito. But the tranquility doesn’t...

Download Modern Japan: Origins of the Mind: Japanese Mentality & Tradition in Contemporary Life

Modern Japan: Origins of the Mind: Japanese Mentality & Tradition in Contemporary Life

Culture | 8 | 11-01-2018, 14:25

Author: Alexander Prasol  |  Isbn: 9789814295635  |  File size: 4 Mb  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: English  |  Language: 384  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book is very informative -- it gives valuable insight into the Japanese mentality and allows the reader to get a feel for the Japanese way of life. It is highly original and highly recommended. The author's personal observations and interesting examples make this book a...

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The One Taste of Truth: Zen & the Art of Drinking Tea

Culture | 7 | 11-01-2018, 11:46

Author: William Scott Wilson  |  Isbn: 9781611800265  |  File size: 3 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Traditionally in China and Japan, drinking a cup of tea was an opportunity for contemplation, meditation, and an elevation of mind and spirit. Here, renowned translator William Scott Wilson distills what is singular and precious about this traditional tea culture, and he...

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Missionary Linguistics V / Lingüística Misionera V: Translation Theories & Practices

Culture | 6 | 10-01-2018, 10:47

Author: Klaus Zimmermann, Martina Schrader-Kniffki, and Otto Zwartjes  |  Isbn: 978-9027246134  |  File size: 3.6 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 362  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The object of this volume is the study of missionary translation practices which occur within a colonial context of political domination and spiritual conquest. Missionary translation becomes especially manifest in bilingual...

Download Cool Japan Guide: Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats & Ramen

Cool Japan Guide: Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats & Ramen

Culture | 9 | 8-01-2018, 18:55

Author: Abby Denson  |  Isbn: 9784805312797  |  File size: 13 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Each chapter opens with a with a well-conceived list of Japanese vocabulary words and the back matter offers a directory of suggested sightseeing locations as well as web-based travel resources. A useful title for teens daydreaming about traveling to Japan It's a quirky book,...

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The Tale Of The Heike

Culture | 16 | 29-12-2017, 10:13

Author: Royall Tyler  |  Isbn: 0670025135  |  File size: 14.6 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 781  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture From the acclaimed translator of The Tale of Genji, a groundbreaking rendering of Japan’s great martial epic The fourteenth-century Tale of the Heike is Japan’s Iliad—a moving depiction of the late twelfth-century wars between the Heike and Genji clans. No work has...

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Children & Cultural Memory in Texts of Childhood

Culture | 10 | 26-12-2017, 13:55

Author: Heather Snell and Lorna Hutchison  |  Isbn: 9780415704731  |  File size: 2.06MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 252  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The essays in this collection address the relationship between children and cultural memory in texts both for and about young people. The collection overall is concerned with how cultural memory is shaped, contested, forgotten, recovered, and...

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Textual Parameters in Older Languages

Culture | 12 | 23-12-2017, 11:09

Author: Lene Schøsler, Pieter van Reenen, and Susan C. Herring  |  Isbn: 9789027237026  |  File size: 1.7MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 467  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Textual Parameters in Older Languages takes a contemporary approach to the inherent limitations of using older texts as data for linguistic analysis, drawing on methods of text analysis, pragmatics and sociolinguistics to supplement...

Download Transitivity & Valency Alternations: Studies on Japanese & Beyond

Transitivity & Valency Alternations: Studies on Japanese & Beyond

Culture | 11 | 16-12-2017, 11:37

Author: Taro Kageyama and Wesley M Jacobsen  |  Isbn: 9783110475241  |  File size: 3.8MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 505  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This collection of papers is the first book ever published in English that presents detailed analyses of valency and transitivity alternations in Japanese from multifaceted standpoints: morphology, semantics, syntax, dialects, history, acquisition, and...

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Ways of Structure Building

Culture | 17 | 15-12-2017, 18:39

Author: Myriam Uribe-Etxebarria and Vidal Valmala  |  Isbn: 0199644942  |  File size: 1.9MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 448  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume addresses some of the most important approaches to the following key questions in contemporary generative syntactic theory: What are the operations available for (syntactic) structure-building in natural languages? What are the triggers...

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The Changing Room: Sex, Drag & Theatre

Culture | 15 | 15-12-2017, 17:15

Author: Laurence Senelick  |  Isbn: 9780415100786  |  File size: 15.7MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 560  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The answers to these questions - and much, much more - are to be found in The Changing Room , which traces the origins and variations of theatrical cross-dressing through the ages and across cultures. It examines: * tribal rituals and shamanic practices in the Balkans and...

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The Grammar of Japanese Mimetics

Culture | 12 | 13-12-2017, 13:14

Author: Kimi Akita, Noriko Iwasaki, and Peter Sells  |  Isbn: 9781138181908  |  File size: 1.6MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 252  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Mimetic words, also known as ‘sound-symbolic words’, ‘ideophones’ or more popularly as ‘onomatopoeia’, constitute an important subset of the Japanese lexicon; we find them as well in the lexicons of other Asian...

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Game Over: How Nintendo Conquered The World

Games | 18 | 30-11-2017, 12:08

Author: David Sheff  |  Isbn: 9780679736226  |  File size: 2 Mb  |  Year: 1994  |  Pages: 451  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Games More American children recognize Super Mario, the hero of one of Nintendo’s video games, than Mickey Mouse. The Japanese company has come to earn more money than the big three computer giants or all Hollywood movie studios combined. Now Sheff tells of the Nintendo invasion–a...

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Bolt Action: Empires in Flames: The Pacific & the Far East

Games | 22 | 15-11-2017, 16:43

Author: Peter Dennis and Warlord Games  |  Isbn: 9781472807403  |  File size: 93MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 124  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Games Far from the battlefields of Europe and North Africa, Allied forces fought a very different war against another foe. From the jungles of Burma to the islands of the Pacific and the shores of Australia, this new theater supplement for Bolt Action allows players to...

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Zen-brain Horizons: Toward A Living Zen

Philosophy | 12 | 11-11-2017, 20:10

Author: James H. Austin  |  Isbn: 0262027569  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 301  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This insightful book by neurologist and Zen practitioner James Austin is icing on the four-layered cake of his previous books on Zen and the brain. He provides a unique, informed, and readable account of the brain mechanisms generating egocentric and enlightened...

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New Insights From Recent Studies in Historical Astronomy

Astronomy | 30 | 10-11-2017, 17:49

Author: David A. Green, Richard Strom, and Wayne Orchiston  |  Isbn: 9783319076133  |  File size: 20 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 350  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This book is a delight. It is beautifully illustrated, superbly produced, and well referenced, and the seventeen individual research papers underline the vibrancy, variety, and importance of the contributions of today’s students of...

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Women in Space: Reaching the Last Frontier

Astronomy | 10 | 30-10-2017, 15:15

Author: Carole S. Briggs  |  Isbn: 9780822515814  |  File size: 23.6MB  |  Year: 1988  |  Pages: 80  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Profiles the lives of many of the women who have been included in space programs in the United States, Russia, Canada, and Japan, describes their training, and highlights their achievements. Download book...

Download Made In Japan by S. J. Parks (.ePUB)(.AZW)

Made In Japan by S. J. Parks (.ePUB)(.AZW)

General Fiction & Classics | 16 | 27-10-2017, 13:16

Requirements: ePUB / AZW Reader, 526KB | Retail Overview: A young girl traces her mother’s steps all the way from London to Japan to search for the father she never knew. Hana arrives in Tokyo with only two words in her mind: The Teahouse. She’s a long way from home in East London and still fresh from the loss of her mother. But her grief has sent her across to the other side of the world to find out who she is, and for Hana that means finding the Japanese man she has never met, her father...

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Coexistence & Cultural Transmission In East Asia

History | 25 | 21-10-2017, 19:06

Author: Hidetaka Bessho and Naoko Matsumoto  |  Isbn: 9781598743364  |  File size: 10.3 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History This is the first volume to introduce the data, theory and methodology of contemporary archaeological work in Japan and other parts of East Asia archaeology in English to western audiences. It also introduces a new theoretical concept to archaeologists...

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Essential Oils For Pets: A Complete Practical Guide Of Natural Remedies & Ailments

Animals | 10 | 17-10-2017, 14:22

Author: Susan Scott  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 7.3 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 113  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI, AZW3  |  Category: Animals This book will help you learn all about Essential Oils for your loving pet. You will learn safe and healthy methods to help and heal your dog or cat at home using simple essential oils. Essential oils are becoming better known as an alternative treatment for pets and people...

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Pferde Suchen Einen Freund: Denn Pferde Brauchen Sicherheit

Animals | 8 | 17-10-2017, 13:36

Author: Mark Rashid  |  Isbn: 978-3440141564  |  File size: 517.8 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Animals Mark Rashid warf ein Sturz von seinem Pferd völlig aus der Bahn: Was lief nach Jahren der Arbeit mit Pferden und Menschen plötzlich falsch? Warum fehlten ihm auf einmal die nötige Klarheit und Sicherheit? Rashid besann sich der Lehren seines alten Pferdemannes und erlernte...

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100 Years Of Judo In Great Britain: No. 2

Sport | 29 | 10-10-2017, 18:13

Author: Richard Bowen  |  Isbn: 9781780030104  |  File size: 19.4 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 503  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Charting its origins in Japan and following its development throughout the West, 100 Years of Judo in Great Britain is a captivating story that links this popular martial art with the cultures and philosophical ideals that spawned it. Clearly a labour of love, Richard Bowen's...

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Zen Landscapes: Perspectives On Japanese Gardens & Ceramics

Art | 42 | 10-10-2017, 16:01

Author: Allen S. Weiss  |  Isbn: 9781780231907  |  File size: 15.1 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Art The essential elements of a dry Japanese garden are few: rocks, gravel, moss. Simultaneously a sensual matrix, a symbolic form, and a memory theater, these gardens exhibit beautiful miniaturization and precise craftsmanship. But their apparent minimalism belies a true...

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The Mariana & Palau Islands Campaign

History | 22 | 3-10-2017, 20:05

Author: Charles River Editors  |  Isbn: 9781537258980  |  File size: 8.81MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 60  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: History *Includes pictures *Includes accounts of the fighting by soldiers *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading The powerful forces of the United States Navy (USN), Marine Corps, and Army advanced inexorably against Imperial Japan in 1944. Following...

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Taekwondo Studies

Sport | 23 | 3-10-2017, 16:04

Author: Dakin Burdick, Dennis Taaffe, Luigi Bercades, Udo Moenig, and Willy Pieter  |  Isbn: 9781893765184  |  File size: 11.5 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 254  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Sport Taekwondo is unlike any other martial art and it deserves some special attention because of its importance as a sport with a unique history and influence. This anthology, as part of our projects to provide stellar...


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