NIPPON: Inside the Japanese: Essays on Japan From Japan

Nippon Steel News. Inside the Japanese: Essays on Japan From Japan. Nippon Steel Corporation, 1985. Unmarked. Some edge wear on cover. Previous owner’s name on back. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26763) $15.00

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Illustrated. Selection of 12 articles that appeared in the Nippon Steel News between April 1982 and March 1983.

Topics include popular deities of Japan, Religion in Japan, Zen and the Japanese mind, Bushido, Chanoyu, Japanese Theater, Zuihitsu, and more.

Authors include Hidetoshi Kato, Kazuo Osumi, Takeshi Umehara, and others. 28p.

DE YOUNG MUSEUM: Art Treasures From Japan: A Special Loan Exhibition in Commemoration of the Signing of the Peace Treaty in San Francisco, September 1951. M.H. De Young Memorial Museum, 1951

Heil, Walter; Takahashi, Seiichiro. Art Treasures From Japan: A Special Loan Exhibition in Commemoration of the Signing of the Peace Treaty in San Francisco, September 1951. M.H. De Young Memorial Museum, 1951. Unmarked. Some edge wear. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26526) $12.00

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Color Frontispiece (Peony and Plum Blossoms by Kaihoku Yusho) and many B/W illustrations. Summarizes the periods in the art history of Japan. Preface by Seiichiro Takahashi and Foreword by Walter Heil.

AMERICAN ETHNOLOGIST: Volume 28, Number 1, February 2001

AMERICAN ETHNOLOGIST: Volume 28, Number 1, February 2001, book cover American Ethnologist (Volume 28, Number 1, February 2001). American Ethnological Society, 2001. Unmarked. Worn cover. Good. Paperback. (#25885) $18.00

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Includes “Paying a school fee is a father’s duty” by Karen Sykes, “talking heads” by Anne Schiller, “Reciprocity and realpolitik” by Robert Albro, “Recovering from codependence in Japan” by Amy Borovoy, “Sorcery of Construction and socialist modernization” by Harry West, “Serious fun” by Hjorleifur Jonsson and “Mirgration and privatization of space and power in late socialist China” by Li Zhang. 264p.

THE PACIFIC WORLD: Special 45th Anniversary Issue on Japanese Religions (Number 10, Fall 1994)

THE PACIFIC WORLD: Special 45th Anniversary Issue on Japanese Religions (Number 10, Fall 1994), book coverPayne, Richard K. (editor). The Pacific World: Special 45th Anniversary Issue on Japanese Religions (Number 10, Fall 1994). Institute of Buddhist Studies, 1994. Unmarked text. 301p. Very Good. Paperback. (#25813) $26.00

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The Pacific World: Special 45th Anniversary Issue on Japanese Religions (Number 10, Fall 1994). Topics include Honganji in the Muromachi-Sengoku Period, Imperial Ritual in the Heisei Era, and more. Book reviews.

IEAS: U.S.-Japan Economic Relations: A Symposium on Critical Issues

U.S.-Japan Economic Relations: A Symposium on Critical Issues, book coverAbegglen, James C. et al. U.S.-Japan Economic Relations: A Symposium on Critical Issues (Research Papers and Policy Studies, No. 1). Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1980. ISBN: 0912966254. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25369) $30.00

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Authors include James C. Abegglen, Tadao Kato, Louis J. Mulkern, Keiske Yawata, Walter E. Hoadley, and Koei Narusawa. 57p.

FORD, BB: The Arts of Japan

Ford, Barbara Brennan. The Arts of Japan (The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Summer 1987, Vol 45, No. 1). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25121) $16.00

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Chronology. A look at the art in The Sackler Galleries for Asian Art when this space opened in 1987. 56pp. Color illustrations. Topics include Japan before Buddhism, Shinto and Buddhist Art, Narrative painting in Japan, and more.