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Image for Undermining the Japanese Miracle: Work and Conflict in a Coalmining Community

Undermining the Japanese Miracle: Work and Conflict in a Coalmining Community

By: Allen, Matthew

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06437

ISBN: 0521450098

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear and bumping. Clean copy. 290 pages, including Glossary, List of Abbreviations, Notes on Translation and Anonymity, Bibliographical Essay, Bibliography, List of Informants, and Index. Illustrated with black and white plates, maps, and figures (lists provided for each). An account of the coalminers of Chikuho, largely forgotten in the history of Japan's postwar industrialization efforts. Neglect of these miners by the coal companies and the Japanese govern... View more info

Image for Modern Japan: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Nationalism (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities)

Modern Japan: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Nationalism (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities)

By: Huffman, James L. (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Garland Publishing Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09674

ISBN: 0815325258

Condition: Fine


[xxxiii] 316 pages including Introduction, Subject List, Chronology, Contributors, Maps, The Encyclopedia, and Index. Numerous illustrations. View more info

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Castles in Japan

By: Schmorleitz, Morton S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 02264

ISBN: 0804811024

Condition: Very Good+


Owner stamp on half-title page. Light edge wear to jacket. 188 pages with Notes, Glossary, Bibliography, and Index. 50 illustrations, mostly black & white photographs. From the publisher: "Behind the glossy facade of modern Japan there survive remnants--some of them surprisingly well preserved--of the country's feudal past, of warlords and fighting samurai, of shoguns and sequestered emperors, of princes and peasants. This book vividly presents the castles of Japan, ... View more info