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  • Remembering the Kanji 1
    Remembering the Kanji 1 (English, Paperback) James W. Heisig

    Volume 2 (4th ed.) updated to include the 196 kanja approved in 2010 for general use.

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  • Remembering the Kanji 3
    Remembering the Kanji 3 (Multiple languages, Paperback) James W. Heisig

    Employs the same methods as Volumes 1 and 2 of Remembering the Kanji to introduce additional characters useful for upper-level proficiency, bringing the total of all three volumes to 3,000 kanji. The third edition has been updated to reflect the 196 new kanji approved by the government in 2010.

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  • Hokusai's Great Wave
    Hokusai's Great Wave (English, Paperback) Christine M. E. Guth

    Hokusai's ?Great Wave,? as it is commonly known today, is arguably one of Japan's most successful exports, its commanding cresting profile instantly recognizable no matter how different its representations in media and style. In this richly illustrated and highly original study, Christine Guth examines the iconic wave from its first publication in 1831 through the remarkable range of its...

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  • Remembering the Kana
    Remembering the Kana (Multiple languages, Paperback) James W. Heisig

    Helps the reader in learning the Hiragana and Katakana syllabaries of modern Japanese. This work presents six short lessons of about twenty minutes, introducing each of the two systems of ""kana"" writing.

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  • Integrated Korean
    Integrated Korean (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    Offers a project of the Korean Language Education and Research Center (KLEAR) with the support of the Korea Foundation. This title includes ""Korean Composition"", ""Korean Language in Culture and Society"", ""Korean Reader for Chinese Characters"", ""Reading in Modern Korean Literature"", and ""Selected Readings in Korean"".

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  • Long Hops
    Long Hops (English, Paperback) Mark Denny

    Explains the science of bird migration in accessible language - from the aeronautics of bird flight to the newly unravelled mysteries of their magnetic compasses. The author provides a sideways look, from the perspective of an experienced physicist, at the amazing long-distance migration journeys of many bird species.

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  • Integrated Korean Workbook
    Integrated Korean Workbook (Multiple languages, Paperback) Mee-Jeong Park, Joowon Suh

    This workbook accompanies the thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Beginning 1, the first volume of the best-selling series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series' volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology?contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of authentic materials,...

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  • Reference Maps of the Islands of Hawai'i
    Reference Maps of the Islands of Hawai'i (English, Sheet map, folded) James A. Bier

    A topographic map of the Big Island that includes road networks, large-scale inset maps of towns, points of interest (historic, natural, and cultural), hiking trails, parks, beaches, waterfalls, peaks, and ridges (with altitudes), and more than 2,200 place names.

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  • Before the Dawn
    Before the Dawn (Multiple languages, Paperback) Shimazaki Toson

    An historical novel portrays the fall of the Tokugawa shogunate and the changes in Japanese life after the arrival of Commodore Perry

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  • Modern Korean
    Modern Korean (Multiple languages, Paperback) Nam-Kil Kim

    An intermediate-level reader in Korean. Each of the 24 lessons consists of: a main text; a dialogue; a discussion of new word usage and structural patterns; substitution and grammar drills; exercises; and a vocabulary list. Chinese characters found in each lesson are also introduced.

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  • A Handbook for Constructive Living
    A Handbook for Constructive Living (English, Paperback) David K. Reynolds

    This is a guide for taking control of your life and imbuing it with greater meaning and productivity. It is an action-based way of looking at the world that combines good, old-fashioned straight talk and the celebrated Japanese psychotherapies Morita and Naikan.

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  • A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Hawai'i
    A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Hawai'i (English, Paperback) Jim Denny

    Includes different species of bird on land and at sea in the main Hawaiian Islands. This title describes 170 species or subspecies. It is suitable for those who are interested in identifying, locating, and learning more about the avifauna of Hawai'i.

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  • The Birds of Kaua'i
    The Birds of Kaua'i (English, Paperback) Jim Denny

    This is a guide to birdwatching on the Hawaiian island of Kaua'i. The text covers evey avian species that can be seen on the island, and describes native forest birds, seabirds, alien birds and migratory visitors, along with the Kaua'i O'o, one of the world's rarest birds.

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  • Constructive Living
    Constructive Living (English, Paperback) David K. Reynolds

    Constructive Living is a Western approach to mental health education based in large part on adaptations of two Japanese psychotherapies, Morita therapy and Naikan therapy. Constructive Living (CL) presents an educational method of approaching life realistically and thoughtfully. The action aspect of CL emphasizes accepting reality (including feelings), focusing on purposes, and doing what needs...

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  • One Hundred Mountains of Japan
    One Hundred Mountains of Japan (English, Paperback) Fukada Kyuya

    "Nowhere in the world do people hold mountains in so much regard as in Japan," writes Fukada Kyuya in the afterword to this book. In One Hundred Mountains of Japan, Fukada pays tribute to his favourite mountains. Consisting of one hundred short essays, the book is an elegantly written eulogy to the landscape, literature and history that define a people.

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  • The Fox and the Jewel
    The Fox and the Jewel (English, Paperback) Karen A. Smyers

    An exploration of the rich complexity of the worship of the deity Inari in contemporary Japan. The work covers institutional and popular power in religion, the personal meaningfulness of religious figures and the communicative styles that preserve homogeneity in the face of factionalism.

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  • The Past and the Punishments
    The Past and the Punishments (English, Paperback) Yu Hua

    To travel through these stories is to cross a landscape of stunning beauty and terrific cruelty, where expectations are subverted, where moral certainties are shattered, where gorgeously wrought surfaces beguile at the same time that acts of incredible brutality horrify....

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  • Zen Sand
    Zen Sand (Multiple languages, Paperback) Victor Sogen Hori

    This is a collection of verses aimed at aiding practitioners of koan meditation to negotiate the difficult relationship between insight and language. It represents a major contribution to both Western Zen practice and English-language Zen scholarship.

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  • We, the Navigators
    We, the Navigators (English, Hardback) David Lewis

    This new edition includes a discussion of theories about traditional methods of navigation developed during recent decades, the story of the renaissance of star navigation throughout the Pacific, and material about navigation systems in Indonesia, Siberia, and the Indian Ocean.

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  • Superfluous Things
    Superfluous Things (English, Paperback) Craig Clunas

    Examines the history of material culture in early modern China. Craig Clunas analyzes "superfluous things" - the paintings, calligraphy, bronzes, ceramics, carved jade, and other objects owned by the elites of Ming China - and describes contemporary attitudes to them.

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