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Tense and Aspect in Modern Colloquial Japanese

UBC Press

This work lays the foundation for a systematization of aspectual categories on the basis of realized versus unrealized rather than completive and incompletive categories.

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A Heart at Leisure from Itself

Caroline Macdonald of Japan

UBC Press

This book throws light on Japanese-Canadian relations in the first few decades of this century.

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The Mountain Is Moving

Japanese Women's Lives

UBC Press

The Mountain Is Moving describes postwar Japanese society and the roles that women are expected to play within it.

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Japanese Historians and the National Myths, 1600-1945

The Age of the Gods and Emperor Jinmu

UBC Press

This is the first comprehensive study of modern Japanese historians and their relationship to nationalism and how they interpreted ancient myths of their origins.

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Forestry and the Forest Industry in Japan

Edited by Yoshiya Iwai
UBC Press

Representing the work of distinguished Japanese scholars, this is the first comprehensive English-language overview of forestry, forest management, and the forest products industry in Japan.

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Japan at the Millennium

Joining Past and Future

UBC Press

A critical, multi-disciplinary study of economics, politics, society and culture, this collection of essays examines the concepts of “change” and “continuity” in contemporary Japan.

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Dominion and the Rising Sun

Canada Encounters Japan, 1929-1941

UBC Press
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Images in Asian Religions

Text and Contexts

UBC Press

A comprehensive and balanced look at the role of images in Asian religions, which examines aspects of the reception of image worship that have only begun to be studied.

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Japan's Modern Prophet

Uchimura Kanzô, 1861-1930

UBC Press

Charts the introduction of Christianity to Japan through the life of Uchimura Kanzô, was one of Japan’s foremost thinkers, whose ideas influenced contemporary novelists, statesmen, reformers, and religious leaders.

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Resisting Manchukuo

Chinese Women Writers and the Japanese Occupation

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Japan's Emergence as a Modern State - 60th anniv. ed.

Political and Economic Problems of the Meiji Period

UBC Press

"As provocative a touchstone as we will ever have for understanding the early encounter of Western historians with Japan's emergence as a modern state." - Jown Dower

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Contradictory Impulses

Canada and Japan in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

Contradictory Impulses is a comprehensive study of the social, political, and economic interactions between Canada and Japan from the late nineteenth century until today.

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Japan's Motorcycle Wars

An Industry History

UBC Press
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American Missionaries, Christian Oyatoi, and Japan, 1859-73

UBC Press

Investigates the impact of American Protestant missions on modern Japan and Japanese-American relations.

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Reconstructing Kobe

The Geography of Crisis and Opportunity

UBC Press

Explores the decade-long challenge to reconstruct Kobe after the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995.

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Reforming Japan

The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union in the Meiji Period

UBC Press

Challenges received notions about women’s political involvement and engagement with the state in Meiji Japan by exploring the activism of members of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union.

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Xavier's Legacies

Catholicism in Modern Japanese Culture

Edited by Kevin M. Doak
UBC Press

By exposing Catholicism’s long-term influence in Japan, this volume disrupts conventional assumptions about tradition, modernity, and Christianity in the East and the West.

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Principles of Reiki

Revised Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This concise introduction covers the history and spiritual principles of Reiki, an ancient Japanese healing system based on channelling spiritual energy through the hands.

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Brewed in Japan

The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry

UBC Press

This book explores the many challenges that faced the early production and sale of beer in Japan, including its evolution from a uniquely Western beverage into a thoroughly domestic Japanese commodity by the post-Second World War era.

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