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introduction to Japanese history

Scott F. Runkle

introduction to Japanese history

by Scott F. Runkle

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Published by Society for Educational Information Press in [Tokyo] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 52.

      Statementtext by Scott F. Runkle.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS837 .R87
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. :
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5241235M
      LC Control Number75312613

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      * Polite Fictions, Nancy Sakamoto. This book is getting old, but as long as you remember that times change and culture is a continuum this is a fantastic introduction to group culture. Actually, the first book I learned Japanese from was "Speak Japanese Today," by Taeko Kamiya. Book Description. The Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese History is a concise overview of modern Japanese history from the middle of the nineteenth century until the end of the twentieth century. Written by a group of international historians, each an authority in his or her field, the book covers modern Japanese history in an accessible yet comprehensive manner.

      HIST Introduction to Japanese History (3) Introductory course emphasizing the institutional history of Japan, organized along chronological and topical lines. Prerequisite: or ENG 24 with grade of C or above, or equivalent, or consent of instructor Rec Prep: HIST and/or HIST   Say "Yoroshiku onegaishimasu," to end your initial introduction. Pronounce it (yor-OH-she-koo oh-nay-guy-ee-shee-mass). This translates roughly to "Please be nice to me." It may not be common to say something like this in English, but it is a very important phrase to remember when introducing yourself to native Japanese speakers%().


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