Download E-books Diaspora without Homeland: Being Korean in Japan (Global, Area, and International Archive) PDF

More than one-half million humans of Korean descent dwell in Japan today—the greatest ethnic minority in a rustic usually assumed to be homogeneous. This well timed, interdisciplinary quantity blends unique empirical learn with the colourful box of diaspora experiences to appreciate the complex heritage, identification, and standing of the Korean minority in Japan. a global workforce of students explores commonalities and contradictions within the Korean diasporic adventure, relating such matters as citizenship and belonging, the private and the political, and place of origin and hostland.

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Download E-books Doctors within Borders: Profession, Ethnicity, and Modernity in Colonial Taiwan PDF

By Ming-cheng M. Lo

This ebook explores Japan's "scientific colonialism" via a cautious learn of the altering roles of Taiwanese medical professionals lower than eastern colonial rule. through integrating person tales in line with interviews and archival fabrics with discussions of political and social theories, Ming-cheng Lo finds the issues of convergence for drugs and politics in colonial Taiwan.

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Download E-books Tokyo Cult Recipes PDF

Enjoy the simplest eastern foodstuff at domestic with greater than a hundred dishes from the gastronomic megacity, together with favorites resembling miso, sushi, rice, and sweets.

While many folks get pleasure from a nearly cult-like reverence for jap food, they’re intimidated to make this beautiful nutrients at domestic. during this complete cookbook, Maori Murota demystifies jap cooking, making it available and understood through someone drawn to studying approximately her local nutrients tradition and consuming good. encouraged via Murota’s stories of transforming into up in Tokyo—cooking at domestic along with her mom and eating out within the city’s magnificent eating places and stands—Tokyo Cult Recipes deals transparent and concise details on key simple cooking recommendations and offers counsel on key constituents that domestic chefs can use to create actual eastern meals anytime.

Tokyo Cult Recipes is filled with dozens of mouthwatering, easy-to-make recipes for miso, sushi, soba noodles, bentos, rice, eastern tapas, muffins, tarts, and goodies, followed through valuable step by step photos. This great cookbook can be a visible advisor to this striking urban, bringing it colorfully to existence in wonderful photographs of meals markets, Tokyo road scenes, jap kitchen interiors, and more.

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Download E-books Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan PDF

Because the overdue 19th century, non secular principles and practices in Japan became more and more intertwined with these linked to psychological health and wellbeing and therapeutic. This dating built opposed to the backdrop of a miles broader, and deeply consequential assembly: among Japan’s long-standing, Chinese-influenced highbrow and institutional varieties, and the politics, technological know-how, philosophy, and faith of the post-Enlightenment West. In striving to craft a contemporary society and tradition which could exist on phrases with – instead of be subsumed by means of – western energy and effect, Japan turned domestic to a religion--psy discussion expert via urgent political priorities and swiftly transferring cultural concerns.

This publication offers a traditionally contextualized creation to the discussion among faith and psychotherapy in glossy Japan. In doing so, it attracts out connections among advancements in drugs, executive coverage, eastern faith and spirituality, social and cultural feedback, local dynamics, and gender relatives. The chapters all specialise in the assembly and intermingling of non secular with psychotherapeutic principles and draw on quite a lot of case reviews together with: how temple and shrine ‘cures’ of early sleek Japan fared within the mild of German neuropsychiatry; how jap Buddhist theories of brain, physique, and self-cultivation negotiated with the findings of western medication; how Buddhists, Christians, and different corporations and teams drew and redrew the strains among non secular praxis and mental therapeutic; how significant ecu remedies equivalent to Freud’s fed into self-consciously eastern analyses of and coverings for the ills of the age; and the way misery, soreness, and individuality got here to be reinterpreted around the 20th and early twenty-first centuries, from the southern islands of Okinawa to the devastated northern neighbourhoods of the Tohoku zone after the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear mess ups of March 2011.

Religion and Psychotherapy in sleek Japan could be welcomed through scholars and students operating throughout a vast variety of matters, together with jap tradition and society, non secular experiences, psychology and psychotherapy, psychological health and wellbeing, and overseas heritage.

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Download E-books A Nation of a Hundred Million Idiots?: A Social History of Japanese Television, 1953 - 1973 (East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture) PDF

By Jayson Makoto Chun

This booklet bargains a background of eastern tv audiences and the preferred media tradition that tv helped to spawn. In a relatively brief interval, the tv helped to reconstruct not just postwar eastern pop culture, but additionally the japanese social and political panorama. through the early years of tv, jap of all backgrounds, from politicians to moms, debated the consequences on society. the general public discourse surrounding the expansion of tv printed its function in forming the identification of postwar Japan through the period of high-speed development (1955-1973) that observed Japan remodeled into an monetary strength and one of many world's best exporters of tv programming.

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Download E-books Early Modern Japan PDF

This thoughtfully equipped survey of Japan's early smooth interval (1568-1868) is a striking combination of political, monetary, highbrow, literary, and cultural background. the one actually entire learn in English of the Tokugawa interval, it additionally introduces a brand new ecological viewpoint, masking ordinary mess ups, source use, demographics, and river control.

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Download E-books Outdoor Photography of Japan: Through the Seasons PDF

A e-book of images taken in jap and northern Japan in the course of the 4 seasons of the 12 months. Daniel has been dwelling in Japan for over 14 years and he and Kazuya have recognized one another for roughly thirteen of these years. they've been touring round jointly and doing images in northern and jap Japan and displaying their paintings on their respective web pages. associates were encouraging them to organize a ebook in their images in order that the realm can see them. they've got ultimately gotten round to doing simply that. This ebook highlights nearly 450 in their images. The images diversity from fantastic mountain surroundings taken during the seasons to close-up pictures of plants – additionally throughout the seasons. should you ask yourself what Japan has to provide the traveller or vacationer this ebook offers you a few tricks and clues as to what you are capable of see for those who commute to Japan in any of the 4 seasons. This booklet will take you as a long way north as you could cross on Hokkaido, the Northern Island, in addition to to Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Gifu, Gunma, Kanagawa, Nagano, Niigata, Saitama, Shizuoka, Tochigi, Toyama, Yamagata and Yamanashi Prefectures in Japan.

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Download E-books Tokyo PDF

By Nicholas Hogg

Channeling impacts as different as James Salter, Don DeLillo, and Yukio Mishima, this is often a bewitching glossy myth of reminiscence, loss, love, and the hunt for belonging

Social psychologist Ben Monroe has lower back to Japan. After a failed marriage in the United States, he reveals himself pressured to find his former lover, Kozue, wanting to make feel in their short, passionate, and unresolved love affair. Mazzy, Ben’s estranged 16-year-old daughter, reluctantly flies from California to affix her father in Tokyo. at the airplane she sits subsequent to a eastern guy who tells her the folk tale of Kaguyahime, the luminous evening princess misplaced from the moon, and the boys who grew to become passionate about her good looks. because the aircraft trip ends, the storyteller disappears. at the floor in Tokyo, Ben delves deeper into the Tokyo underworld, following the path he hopes will lead him to Kozue. yet Mazzy lives just for the current, offended at her father and made up our minds to discover herself within the urban, but unaware her each step is being watched through the storyteller, a cult survivor disturbed and adrift within the currents of town. either males are drawn in the direction of the items in their obsession—and with it, in the direction of their fate—as earlier and current collide in Tokyo and beyond.

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