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Japan as it was and is.

Richard Hildreth

Japan as it was and is.

by Richard Hildreth

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Published by Phillips, Sampson and Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan -- History.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 576 p.
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16518738M

    The book is a good source of imagery not only of Japan in , but also of how prejudice a British such as the author could be at the time (she was very generous in throwing onto her very friendly hosts adjectives such as 'ugly', 'stupid', 'abominable', 'grotesque', 'savage', 'terrible', etc.)/5(56). Japan genre: new releases and popular books, including Inheritors by Asako Serizawa, Beyond Me by Annie Donwerth-Chikamatsu, The First Person Singular: S.

    Anti-Japan Tribalism (반일종족주의, 反日種族主義) is a book written by Lee Young-hoon, Joung An-ki, Kim Nak-nyeon, Kim Yong-sam, Ju Ik-jong, and Lee U-yeon. It was published by Miraesa on J Japanese words for book include 本, ブック, 書籍, 著書, 書物, 冊子, 著作, 巻, 編 and 申し込む. Find more Japanese words at !

    Banana Yoshimoto’s novels have made her a sensation in Japan and all over the world, and Kitchen, the dazzling English-language debut that is still her best-loved book, is an enchantingly original and deeply affecting book about mothers, love, tragedy, and the power of the kitchen and home in the lives of a pair of free-spirited young women. The book, serialised in The Times, claims that Harry felt "unprotected" by his family, and lay bare his split from brother William and his wife Kate. Kate even refused to make eye contact with her sister-in-law at their final engagement in March, according to the new release.


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