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HistoryDisability,History,Japan,Medals,Paralympics,Postwar,Sports

By:Dennis J. Frost
Update:2021
ISBN/ASIN:1501753088

How does a small provincial city in southern Japan become the site of a world-famous wheelchair marathon that has been attracting the best international ...

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Non-fictionComic,Japan,Kamigata,Mobility,Rakugo,Satire,Social,storytelling,Western

By:M. W. Shores
Update:2021
ISBN/ASIN:1108831508

Rakugo, a popular form of comic storytelling, has played a major role in Japanese culture and society. Developed during the Edo (16001868) and Meiji (186819 ...

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SociologyAsia,Cold,Fighting,History,Japan,Modern,Routledge,Studies

By:Ryuji Hattori
Update:2021
ISBN/ASIN:1032399090

Yasuhiro Nakasone, who served as prime minister for more than five years in the 1980s, was one of Japans leading postwar politicians. This book is a biogra ...

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SociologyCriminal,Expanded,Japan,Underworld,Yakuza

By:David E. Kaplan
Update:2021
ISBN/ASIN:0520215613

Known for their striking full-body tattoos and severed fingertips, Japan's gangsters comprise a criminal class eighty thousand strongmore than four ...

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MiscContemporary,Homosexuality,Japan,Manliness,Postwar,Routledge

By:Jonathan D. Mackintosh
Update:2021
ISBN/ASIN:0415421861

Japans first professionally produced, commercially marketed and nationally distributed gay lifestyle magazine, Barazoku (The Rose Tribes), was lau ...

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TravelGuide,Japan,Lonely,Planet,Travel

By:Rebecca Milner
Update:2021
ISBN/ASIN:1788683811

Lonely Planets Japan is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore over ...

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MiscApproaches,Asian,Gender,History,Japan,Modern,Sexuality

By:Sabine Fruhstuck
Update:2021
ISBN/ASIN:1108420656

Gender and Sexuality in Modern Japan describes the ever-changing manifestations of sexes, genders, and sexualities in Japanese society from the 1860s to ...

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Other EngineeringAutomation,care,Culture,Eldercare,Ethnography,Health,Japan,Politics,Robots,Save

By:James Adrian Wright
Update:2021
ISBN/ASIN:1501768042

Robots Won't Save Japan addresses the Japanese government's efforts to develop care robots in response to the challenges of an aging popula ...

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HistoryImperial,Japan

By:A. Morgan Young
Update:2021
ISBN/ASIN:1443721956

Many are the books on Japan they mostly follow a prescription, reviewing different aspects of a country which is strangely unlike the lands of Christendo ...

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MiscCentury,Japan,Mid-Nineteenth,Present,Wider,World

By:Akira Iriye
Update:2021
ISBN/ASIN:1138131210

Akira Iriye assesses Japan's international relations, from a Japanese perspective, in the century and a half since she ended her self-imposed isolation ...