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Japan Encyclopedia by Louis Frédéric
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Japan Encyclopedia

by Louis Frédéric

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good information at a very reasonable price
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Wikipedia in English (461)

10th century in literature

53 Stations of the Tōkaidō

Abe clan

Abe Masahiro

Adachi Kenzō

Agano ware

Age of the Gods

Akamatsu clan

Akatsuka Jitoku

Angen

Anma

Anna (era)

Aoki Shūzō

Arai Osui

Ashikaga Yoshikane

Azekurazukuri

Ōei Invasion

Ōhō

Ōki Takatō

Ōtaki Domain

Ōtoku

Ōtomo no Kanamura

Ōwa

Bachiru

Baiōken Eishun

Bashaku

Bonshō

Bugyō

Bungakukai

Bunkyū

Bunna

Charles E. DeLong

Chaya Shirōjirō

Chōgen

Chōgorō Kaionji

Chōhō (era)

Chōji

Chōkan

Chōkyū

Chōryaku

Chōshō

Chōtoku

Chōwa

Chūma

Chūnagon

Chūshingura

Chikako, Princess Kazu

Chikaraishi

Chikugo Province

Chishima Province

Comparison of past and present administrative divisions of Japan

Daidō

Daigaku Horiguchi

Daigaku-no-kami

Daigaku-ryō

Daiji (era)

Dainagon

Daiwa House

David Murray (educator)

Eawase

Edo machi-bugyō

Eichō

Eien

Eihō

Eiji (era)

Eiji (Ryukyu)

Eikan

Eikyū

Eiman

Eiryaku

Eishō (Heian period)

Eiso

Eiso (Ryukyu)

Emperor Itoku

Enbun

Enchō

Engi (era)

Enkyū

Enryaku

Former provinces of Hokkaido

Fudaishi

Fujita Sadasuke

Fujiwara no Fusasaki

Fujiwara no Hirotsugu Rebellion

Fujiwara no Kaneie

Fujiwara no Kanemichi

Fujiwara no Kinsue

Fujiwara no Koretada

Fujiwara no Kurajimaro

Fujiwara no Maro

Fujiwara no Momokawa

Fujiwara no Moroane

Fujiwara no Morosuke

Fujiwara no Muchimaro

Fujiwara no Nagara

Fujiwara no Nakahira

Fujiwara no Nakamaro

Fujiwara no Nakanari

Fujiwara no Otsugu

Fujiwara no Saneyori

Fujiwara no Tadahira

Fujiwara no Tameie

Fujiwara no Tamekane

Fujiwara no Tamemitsu

Fujiwara no Tokihira

Fujiwara no Toyonari

Fujiwara no Tsuginawa

Fujiwara no Umakai

Fujiwara no Yoshikado

Fujiwara no Yoshisuke

Fusa Province

Fushimi Inari-taisha

Futomani

Gaikoku bugyō

Gangyō

Geisha

Gen'ei

Genbō

Genkō War

Gihon (Ryukyu)

Gokishichidō

Gosankyō

Gotō Shōjirō

Gotō Shinpei

Gusoku-bugyō

Hakuchi (era)

Hakuhō period

Hanabusa Yoshitada

Hasegawa Yoshimichi

Hatakeyama Shigetada

Hayashi clan (Confucian scholars)

Hayashi Gahō

Hayashi Hōkō

Hayashi Ryūkō

Hōan

Hōgen (era)

Hōki

Hōmei Iwano

Heiji

Hi Province

Hidaka Province

Hideo Hatoyama

Hikawa Shrine (Akasaka)

Hikawa Shrine (Saitama)

Hikone Domain

Hiroshi Tamiya

Hiroshige II

Hiroshige III

Hokke (Fujiwara)

Hokurikudō

Horses in East Asian warfare

Hotta Masayoshi

Iburi Province

Ichijō Kaneyoshi

Ichikawa Danjūrō I

Ichikawa Danjūrō II

Ichinomiya Domain

Iki (aesthetics)

Iki no Hakatoko

Iki-ningyō

Imagawa Norinobu

Imo Incident

Imperial Chinese missions to Ryukyu Kingdom

Inaba Masayasu

Ineko Arima

Inuoumono

Isaac Titsingh

Ishikari Province

Ishin Sūden

Itakura Katsushige

Itakura Shigemune

Iwai Hanshirō I

Iwai Hanshirō V

Iwai Hanshirō VIII

Iwaki Province (1868)

Iyo Province

Izushi Shrine

Japan Democratic Party (1954)

Japan Encyclopedia

Japan Proletarian Party

Japanese missions to Ming China

Japanese missions to Paekche

Japanese missions to Silla

Japanese missions to Sui China

Japanese missions to Tang China

Japanese place names

Jōan (era)

Jōgan

Jōgen (Heian period)

Jōhō

Jōhei

Jōkyō

Jōryaku

Jōtoku

Jōwa (Heian period)

Jōwa (Muromachi period)

Jian (era)

Jimon Ogasawara

Jingo-keiun

Jinki (era)

Jiryaku

Jisha-bugyō

Jishō

Jitō period

Johannis de Rijke

John Batchelor (missionary)

Joseon Tongsinsa

Joseph Heco

Josiah Conder (architect)

Kaō (era)

Kabuki Jūhachiban

Kahō

Kajō

Kajiwara Kagesue

Kamo clan

Kanō Hideyori

Kanō Naizen

Kaneshige Toyo

Kanjō-bugyō

Kanji (era)

Kankō

Kanna (era)

Kannō

Kannō disturbance

Kannō-ji

Kannin

Kanpō

Kanpyō (era)

Kantoku

Kashō

Katō Hiroyuki

Kō no Moronao

Kōbun (period)

Kōei

Kōhō

Kōhei

Kōji (Heian period)

Kōke

Kōnin (era)

Kōnosuke Hinatsu

Kōsaku Hamada

Kōwa (Heian period)

Kōzuke-Musashi Campaign

Keiun

Kibi Province

Kichō

Kijiya

Kimura Kenkadō

Kinoshita Iesada

Kinoshita Rigen

Kiso River

Kitami Province

Kobe Naval Training Center

Konoe Atsumaro

Koshi Province

Kushiro Province

Kyōgoku clan

Kyōgoku Takakazu (d. 1441)

Kyōke

Kyōtoku Incident

Kyūan

Kyūju

Kyoto Shoshidai

Kyoto Shugoshoku

Lady Saigō

List of Japanese era names

List of National Treasures of Japan (archaeological materials)

List of National Treasures of Japan (crafts: others)

List of National Treasures of Japan (writings: Chinese books)

List of National Treasures of Japan (writings: Japanese books)

List of National Treasures of Japan (writings: others)

List of Roman Catholic Church artists

List of tributaries of Imperial China

Louis Frédéric

Maeda Ikutokukai

Manju (era)

Marion McCarrell Scott

Masayuki Tani

Miharu-goma

Ministry of Ceremonies

Ministry of Justice (pre-modern)

Ministry of Popular Affairs

Ministry of the Center

Ministry of the Imperial Household

Ministry of the Military

Ministry of the Treasury

Miyagi Prefecture

Miyako Shinbun

Mogami Tokunai

Monmu period

Murasaki Shikibu Diary Emaki

Mutsu Province (1868)

Nagasaki bugyō

Nagasaki Naval Training Center

Nakahashi Tokugorō

Nakamura Utaemon I

Nakamura Utaemon II

Nakamura Utaemon III

Nakamura Utaemon IV

Nakamura Utaemon V

Nakamura Utaemon VI

Names of Japan

Namiki Gohei I

Nanke (Fujiwara)

Nemuro Province

Nihon Ōdai Ichiran

Nijō Yoshimoto

Nin'an

Ningbo Incident

Ninju

Ninna

Ninpei

Nomura Yasushi

Northern Kyushu

Numa Morikazu

Obama Domain

Ogasawara clan

Ogasawara Tadanobu

Ogata Gekkō

Ono no Imoko

Oshima Province

Otaguro Tomoo

Prince Kachō Hirotsune

Princess Iwa

Reiki (era)

Reimeikai

Reizei family

Rickshaw

Rokkaku Yoshikata

Ryakuō

Ryūjo Hori

Ryukyu Domain

Ryukyu Islands

Ryukyuan missions to Imperial China

Saburō Kurusu

Sado bugyō

Saga Rebellion

Saigō Jūdō

Saikō

Saimei period

Saitama Bank

Sakai bugyō

Sakai Tadakiyo

Sakakibara clan

Sakakibara Kenkichi

Sakakibara Yasumasa

Sakata Tōjūrō

Sakata Tōjūrō I

Sakata Tōjūrō IV

Sakugen Shūryō

San'in region

San'indō

San'yō region

San'yōdō

Sangi (Japan)

Sanuki Domain

Sasaki clan

Sasaki Takatsuna

Sō clan

Second-class citizen

Seihaku Irako

Seihin Ikeda

Sendai River

Sengaku

Serge Elisséeff

Shō Hashi

Shōō (Kamakura period)

Shōkyō

Shōnagon

Shōryaku

Shōtai

Shiba Kōkan

Shigeri Yamataka

Shikibu-shō

Shikike

Shirō Hattori

Shiribeshi Province

Shitennō (Tokugawa clan)

Shoichi Sakata

Shuchō

Shunten

Socialist thought in Imperial Japan

Straw Millionaire

Suiko period

Suminokura Ryōi

Sumiyoshi sanjin

Sunao Sonoda

Tachibana no Moroe

Tachibana no Naramaro

Taihō Code

Taika (era)

Taisei (Ryukyu)

Takamuko no Kuromaro

Takashima Shūhan

Tamagusuku

Tane Province

Tango no sekku

Tanka in English

Tatsukichi Minobe

Tatsuno Kingo

Tōkaidō (region)

Tōsandō

Ten'an

Ten'ō

Ten'ei

Ten'en

Ten'yō

Tenchō

Tengen (era)

Tengi

Tengyō

Tenji (era)

Tenji period

Tenmu period

Tennin (era)

Tenpyō

Tenpyō-hōji

Tenpyō-jingo

Tenpyō-kanpō

Tenpyō-shōhō

Tenroku

Tenryaku

Tenshō Shūbun

Tentoku

Teshio Province

Timeline of Fukuoka

Timeline of Japanese history

Timeline of Kyoto

Toi gold mine

Tokachi Province

Tokugawa Munefusa

Tokuzō Fukuda

Tomoe Gozen

Tosa Province

Tosa school

Tosa Yamauchi Family Treasury and Archives

Toshihide Migita

Toyooka Domain

Toyotarō Yūki

Tsuda Sen

Tsuda Umeko

Tsukushi Province

Tsutaya Jūzaburō

Uesugi clan

Uesugi Harunori

Utagaki

Utsumi Tadakatsu

Wadō (era)

Wadōkaichin

Woodblock printing in Japan

Yamada Bimyō

Yamaga Sokō

Yamamoto Kenkichi

Yasutake Funakoshi

Yōrō

Yōwa

Yishan Yining

Yoshishige Abe

Yuri Kimimasa

Yushima Seidō

Zeniya Gohei

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0674007700, Hardcover)

"Knowing Japan and the Japanese better," Louis Frédéric states in the introduction to this encyclopedia, "is one of the necessities of modern life." The Japanese have a profound knowledge of every aspect and detail of Western societies. Unfortunately, we in the West cannot say the same about our knowledge of Japan. We tend to see Japan through a veil of exoticism, as a land of ancient customs and exquisite arts; or we view it as a powerful contributor to the global economy, the source of cutting-edge electronics and innovative management techniques. To go beyond these clichés, we must begin to see how apparently contradictory aspects of modern Japanese culture spring from the country's evolution through more than two millennia of history.

This richly detailed yet concise encyclopedia is a guide to the full range of Japanese history and civilization, from the dawn of its prehistory to today, providing clear and accessible information on society and institutions, commerce and industry, sciences, sports, and politics, with particular emphasis on religion, material culture, and the arts. The volume is enhanced by maps and illustrations, along with a detailed chronology of more than 2,000 years of Japanese history and a comprehensive bibliography. Cross-references and an index help the reader trace themes from one article to the next.

Japan Encyclopedia will be an indispensable one-volume reference for students, scholars, travelers, journalists, and anyone who wishes to learn more about the past and present of this great world civilization.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:07:01 -0400)

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