JAPAN LIBRARY has released 14 new titles for 2017! The new addition brings greater range and depth to the series, expanding into the fields of architecture, biography, education, and religion. With books appealing to both general readers and experts alike, please take a look and see which titles catch your interest!
Spring 2017 New Titles
CULTURE / THOUGHT
1) Bushido and the Art of Living: An Inquiry into Samurai Values by Alexander Bennett
2) An Introduction to Yōkai Culture: Monsters, Ghosts, and Outsiders in Japanese History by Komatsu Kazuhiko
3) Japan’s Wooden Heritage: A Journey Through a Thousand Years of Architecture by Fujimori Terunobu and Fujitsuka Mitsumasa
4) Myth and Deity in Japan: The Interplay of Kami and Buddhas by Kamata Toji
5) Unsung Heroes of Old Japan by Isoda Michifumi
6) Self-Respect and Independence of Mind: The Challenge of Fukuzawa Yukichi by Kitaoka Shinichi
7) Soetsu Yanagi: Selected Essays on Japanese Folk Crafts by Yanagi Soetsu
HISTORY / DIPLOMACY / POLITICS
8) Perspectives on Sino-Japanese Diplomatic Relations by The Yomiuri Shimbun Political News Department
9) The Self-Defense Forces and Postwar Politics in Japan by Sado Akihiro
10) Toward the Abe Statement on the 70th Anniversary of the End of World War II: Lessons from the 20th Century and a Vision for the 21st Century for Japan compiled by The Advisory Panel on the History of the 20th Century and on Japan’s Role and World Order in the 21st Century
SOCIOLOGY / BUSINESS / EDUCATION
11) The Entrepreneur Who Built Modern Japan: Shibusawa Eiichi by Shimada Masakazu
12) Global Class Japanese SMEs by Kurosaki Makoto
13) The Happy Youth of a Desperate Country: The Disconnect between Japan’s Malaise and Its Millennials by Furuichi Noritoshi
14) Human Resource Development in Twentieth-Century Japan by Inoki Takenori
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Available for purchase at most book stores in Japan.
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