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Tokyo Vice

Author : Jake Adelstein
ISBN : 9781849016223
Genre : True Crime
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From the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police press club: a unique, firsthand, revelatory look at Japanese culture from the underbelly up. At nineteen, Jake Adelstein went to Japan in search of peace and tranquility. What he got was a life of crime . . . crime reporting, that is, at the prestigious Yomiuri Shinbun. For twelve years of eighty-hour workweeks, he covered the seedy side of Japan, where extortion, murder, human trafficking, and corruption are as familiar as ramen noodles and sake. But when his final scoop brought him face to face with Japan's most infamous yakuza boss-and the threat of death for him and his family-Adelstein decided to step down . . . momentarily. Then, he fought back. In Tokyo Vice, Adelstein tells the riveting, often humorous tale of his journey from an inexperienced cub reporter-who made rookie mistakes like getting into a martial-arts battle with a senior editor-to a daring, investigative journalist with a price on his head. With its vivid, visceral descriptions of crime in Japan and an exploration of the world of modern-day yakuza that even few Japanese ever see, Tokyo Vice is a deeply thought-provoking book: equal parts cultural exposé, true crime, and hard-boiled noir.

The Sage Handbook Of Modern Japanese Studies

Author : James D Babb
ISBN : 9781473908796
Genre : Social Science
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"A welcome addition to any reading list for those interested in contemporary Japanese society." - Roger Goodman, Nissan Professor of Modern Japanese Society, University of Oxford "I know no better book for an accessible and up-to-date introduction to this complex subject than The SAGE Handbook of Modern Japan Studies." - Hiroko Takeda, Associate Professor, Organization for Global Japanese Studies, University of Tokyo "Pioneering and nuanced in analysis, yet highly accessible and engaging in style." - Yoshio Sugimoto, Emeritus Professor, La Trobe University The SAGE Handbook of Modern Japanese Studies includes outstanding contributions from a diverse group of leading academics from across the globe. This volume is designed to serve as a major interdisciplinary reference work and a seminal text, both rigorous and accessible, to assist students and scholars in understanding one of the major nations of the world. James D. Babb is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology at Newcastle University.

Landed Japan

Author : Christopher Dillon
ISBN : 9789881714787
Genre : Business & Economics
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Note: This book was previously published in print format as "Landed: The guide to buying property in Japan," ISBN 978-98817147-3-2. The ebook edition contains a new introduction. Landed: The guide to buying property in Japan is a resource for anyone purchasing—or thinking of purchasing—real estate in Japan. Whether you're looking for a family home, a ski chalet or an investment property, Landed Japan will save you time, money and effort.

Frommer S Japan Day By Day

Author : Matt Alt
ISBN : 9780470908266
Genre : Travel
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Provides over eighty self-guided tours based on such interests as culture, sports, dining, nightlife, and island life, and features reviews of attractions, restaurants, shopping centers, and hotels.

Insight Guides Explore Tokyo Travel Guide Ebook

Author : Insight Guides
ISBN : 9781780059976
Genre : Travel
File Size : 51. 70 MB
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Explore Tokyo is from the popular series by insight and is the ideal companion when discovering this exciting city. Covering unique experiences exclusive to Tokyo, such as where to go for the best hot-spring bath, to the finest sushi breakfast. This itinerary-based guide provides details of the City's best routes, written by a local expert, for that personal touch and insider information. 14 easy to follow routes through the city's many interesting neighborhoods provide ideal days out, so whether you are an art enthusiast, gourmet, historian, shopaholic, architecture buff, scientist, or simply want to escape the crowds; there is a route to suit. The best places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route and in the directory section, which also contains a wealth of useful practical information, including a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are plotted on the useful pull out map, and evocative photography reveals Tokyo's unique character. The stylish design, full colour photography throughout and durable, flexibound cover makes this guide not only a pleasure to read, but also the ultimate companion when exploring Tokyo. About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-color print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travelers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure. 'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.' - Wanderlust Magazine

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ISBN : UVA:X030730130
Genre : Journalism
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Special features, such as syndicate directories, annual newspaper linage tabulations, etc., appear as separately paged sections of regular issues.

The Japan Chronicle

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105118907786
Genre : Japan
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The Saturday Evening Post

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007048403
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Japan Daily Mail

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