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  • Remembering the Kanji 1 by James W. Heisig
    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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  • Mishima, Aesthetic Terrorist by Andrew Rankin
    Mishima, Aesthetic Terrorist (English, Hardback) Andrew Rankin

    Half a century after his samurai-style suicide, Yukio Mishima remains a controversial figure. Though his writings and life-story continue to fascinate readers, he has often been scorned by scholars, who view him as a frivolous figure. Andrew Rankin sets out to challenge this perception by demonstrating the intelligence and seriousness of Mishima's work.

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  • Remembering the Kanji 3 by James W. Heisig
    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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  • The Hikers Guide to the Hawaiian Islands by Stuart M. Ball
    The Hikers Guide to the Hawaiian Islands (English, Paperback) Stuart M. Ball

    Written in the same accessible style and format as the highly successful The Hikers Guide to O`ahu, this updated and expanded volume includes the best day hikes and backpacks on the Big Island, Kaua`i, Maui, and O`ahu. Each island is represented by thirteen hikes. Together they offer essential information to safely explore some of Hawai`i's most spectacular scenery.

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  • Integrated Korean by Korean Language Education and Research Center (KLEAR)
    Integrated Korean (Multiple languages, Paperback) Korean Language Education and Research Center (KLEAR), Sungdai Cho

    These textbooks are the 9th and 10th volumes in a five-level series developed by teachers and linguists of Korean. Each lesson consists of pre-reading activities, one or two main reading texts, new words, useful expressions, exercises, comprehension questions, related reading, discussion and composition and English translation of the reading texts.

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  • White Metisse by Kim Lefevre
    White Metisse (English, Paperback) Kim Lefevre

    In this evocative memoir, Kim Lefevre recounts her childhood and adolescence growing up in colonial Viet Nam. Set within a tumultuous period of Franco-Vietnamese history - resistance and revolt, World War II and the Japanese invasion, the first war for independence against the French - White Metisse offers a unique view of watershed events.

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  • The Scriptures of Won Buddhism by Bongkil Chung
    The Scriptures of Won Buddhism (English, Paperback) Bongkil Chung

    The Scriptures of Won Buddhism consists of the Canon (a redaction of the first part of the Pulgyo chongjon) and the analects and chronicle of the founder known as the Scripture of Sotaesan. This translation incorporates tenets from the 1943 Canon that were altered in the redaction process and offers persuasive arguments for their re-inclusion.

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  • Cultivating Original Enlightenment by Robert E. Buswell Jr.
    Cultivating Original Enlightenment (English, Paperback) Robert E. Buswell Jr.

    Wonhyo (617-686) is the dominant figure in the history of Korean Buddhism and one of the most influential thinkers in the Korean philosophical tradition. This is Robert E. Buswell Jr's translation Wonhyo's longest and culminating work, the Exposition of the Vajrasamadhi-Sutra (Kumgang Sammaegyong Non).

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  • Chinese Architecture and Metaphor by Feng Jiren
    Chinese Architecture and Metaphor (English, Hardback) Feng Jiren

    Investigating the historical tradition of Chinese architectural writing from antiquity to the twelfth century, Chinese Architecture and Metaphor reveals significant and fascinating social and cultural phenomena in the most important primary text for the study of the Chinese building tradition. Unlike previous scholarship, which has reviewed this imperially commissioned architectural manual largely...

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  • Remembering the Kanji 2 by James W. Heisig
    Remembering the Kanji 2 (Multiple languages, Paperback) James W. Heisig

    Following the first volume of Remembering the Kanji, this provides students with helpful tools for learning the pronunciation of the kanji. Remembering the Kanji 2 lays out the varieties of phonetic pattern and offers helpful hints for learning readings, that might otherwise appear completely random, in an efficient and rational way.

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  • Map of Hawai'i by James A Bier
    Map of Hawai'i (English, Sheet map) James A Bier

    Features of the ninth edition of this full-color, topographic map of the Big Island include detailed road networks; large-scale inset maps of towns; points of interest (historic, natural, and cultural); hiking trails, parks, and beaches; waterfalls, peaks, and ridges (with altitudes); more than 2,200 place names (index included); and Hawaiian words spelled with diacritical marks....

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  • Remembering the Kana by James W. Heisig
    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 by Young-Mee Cho
    Integrated Korean (Multiple languages, Paperback) Young-Mee Cho, Hyo Lee

    This is a thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Intermediate 2, the fourth volume of the best-selling series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All the series' volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology-contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of authentic materials, usage-orientedness,...

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  • Integrated Korean Workbook by Mee-Jeong Park
    Integrated Korean Workbook (Multiple languages, Paperback) Mee-Jeong Park, Sang-Suk Oh

    This workbook accompanies the thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Intermediate 2, the fourth 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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  • Understanding Reality by Chang Po-tuan
    Understanding Reality (English, Paperback) Chang Po-tuan $27.05
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  • Intimacy or Integrity by Thomas P. Kasulis
    Intimacy or Integrity (English, Paperback) Thomas P. Kasulis

    This comprehensive text analyses the synergy between thought and culture. It increases our understanding of cultural difference and guides us in developing strategies for dealing with orientations different from our own.

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  • Socially Engaged Buddhism by Sallie B. King
    Socially Engaged Buddhism (English, Paperback) Sallie B. King

    Presents an introduction to the contemporary movement of Buddhists, East and West, who actively engage with the problems of the world - social, political, economic, and environmental - on the basis of Buddhist ideas, values, and spirituality.

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  • Artistic Detachment in Japan and the West by Steve Odin (University of Hawaii, USA)
    Artistic Detachment in Japan and the West (English, Paperback) Steve Odin (University of Hawaii, USA)

    A study of the notion of artistic detachment, or psychic distance, as an intercultural motif for East-West comparative aesthetics. It opens with an overview of aesthetic theory in the West since the 18th-century empiricists and concludes with a survey of various critiques of psychic distance.

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  • Integrated Korean
    Integrated Korean (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    This is a thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Beginning 2, the second 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, usage-orientedness, balance...

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