Category: Japan


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Kyoto: Wonders Of Man Series

By: Bayrd, Edwin

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Newsweek, 1974

Edition: Presumed First Edition

003765: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has brown cloth boards with gild embossed image and title, as well as decorated front and back endpapers with drawing of Kyoto. "This engrossing story of Kyoto's golden age and gilded decline is supplemented by some 115 illustrations, nearly one half in full color. Neolithic pottery, delicately tinted scroll paintings, vibrantly colored folding screens, elegant wood-block prints and detailed new maps and ... View more info

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Patriots And Redeemers In Japan (Motives In The Meiji Restoration)

By: Wilson, George M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, University Of Chicago Press, 1992

004620: BRAND New, Still In Original Shrink-Wrap. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In this concise but ambitious historiographical essay, Wilson argues for an approach to the Meiji Restoration that emphasizes multiple lines of motive and action. This study forgrounds the classic contest of agency versus structure, focusing on the actors in Meiji Restoration history rather than the institutions through which they acted. " View more info