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Culture

Books related to all aspects of Japanese culture
Japanese Whisky
The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit with Tasting Notes from Japan's Leading Whisky Blogger
JREF
4.75 star(s) Editor rating
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279
Japan: The Ultimate Samurai Guide
An Insider Looks at the Japanese Martial Arts and Surviving in the Land of Bushido and Zen
thomas
5.00 star(s) 1 ratings
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372
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Japandemonium Illustrated
Japandemonium Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien
JREF
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283
Houses and Gardens of Kyoto
Houses and Gardens of Kyoto: Revised with a new foreword by Matthew Stavros
JREF
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316
Sushi Art Cookbook
Sushi Art Cookbook - The Complete Guide to Kazari Sushi
JREF
4.50 star(s) 1 ratings
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794
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Dharma delight
Dharma Delight: A Visionary Post Pop Comic Guide to Buddhism and Zen
Manabeshima Island Japan
To be honest: manga-like picture books, especially in the guise of "graphic novels", are not my first choice of reading. So I was very skeptical when I opened "Manabeshima Island Japan", Florent Chavouet's second illustrated book on Japan. Je m'excuse! After I had read through the first few...
thomas
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2K
Japan Journeys
I love this book. End of review. No, I should write a little more than that. I do love it though. Japan Journeys is a collection of ukiyo-e (the Japanese term for woodblock prints pre-20th century) themed around travel in Japan. I’m not an expert on ukiyo-e, but I’m quite familiar with the...
nahadef
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2K
Cool Japan Guide
This full-color graphic novel Japan guidebook is the first of it's kind exploring Japanese culture from a cartoonist's perspective. Cool Japan Guide
nahadef
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2K
Roger Dahl's Comic Japan
Roger Dahl's Zero Gravity cartoon strip has been a popular feature of Japan's leading English-language daily newspaper, The Japan Times, since 1991.
nahadef
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1K
The Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture
In The Japanese Mind, Roger Davies offers Westerners an invaluable key to the unique aspects of Japanese culture. Readers of this book will gain a
Vincent3
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5K
Japanese Design
In Japanese Design, Asian art expert and author Patricia J. Graham explains how Japanese aesthetics based in fine craftsmanship and simplicity
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