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2017.Jul~Sep History. Geography

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Будни гайдзина в Японии : путешествие в Страну восходящего солнца / Маша Веселова. -- Москва : Издательство АСТ, [2016]. -- 223 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN 9785170916627 ; 5170916620
GB648-B278
История на Япония = / Братислав Иванов. -- Българска, първо издание. -- София : Изток-Запад, 2016. -- 332 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN 9786191529315 ; 6191529317
GB71-B142
Курилы–щит и богатство России / А.Б. Широкорад. -- Москва : «Вече», [2017]. -- 349 pages ; 21 cm. -- (Хроники современности)
ISBN 9785444455241
GC3-B4
Моши моши, Япония : истории от Япония / Юлияна Антонова-Мурата. -- Българска, второ издание. -- София : Together Academy, 2016. -- 191 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN 9786197341027
GB641-B186
Объединение Японии, Ода Нобунага / А.Ф. Прасол. -- Москва : ВКН, 2016. -- 430 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN 9785990606128 ; 5990606125
GB315-B5
СССР и Китай в совместной борьбе с японской агрессией в годы Второй мировой войны. -- Москва : «Вече», [2015]. -- 141 pages ; 27 cm
ISBN 9785444439401 ; 5444439409
GB531-B282
Советский Союз и Япония во Второй мировой войне : участие и последствия. -- Москва : ИДВ РАН, 2016. -- 183 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN 9785838103147 ; 5838103140
GB531-B281
Уникальные памятники традиционной культуры Японии = = Japanese ethnographic masterpieces. -- Suita : Национальный музей этнологии, 2017. -- 242p ; 30cm
ISBN 978-4-906962-45-7
GD1-B17
Admiral Bill Halsey : a naval life / Thomas Alexander Hughes. -- Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016. -- 483 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates ; 25 cm
Contents: An american aristocracy --. The admiral's captain --. A carefree and careful boy --. New officer, new navy, new century --. A naval band of brothers --. Becoming Bill Halsey --. The oldest aviator --. The first fighter --. The right man --. The thin red line --. Real tales of the South Pacific --. The crossroads of command --. Low tide --. High tide --. At sea at last --. Bull's run --. An old man at sea --. At home at last
ISBN 9780674049635
GB554-B407
Architects of occupation : American experts and the planning for postwar Japan / Dayna L. Barnes. -- Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2017. -- xii, 225 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : behind the policy curtain -- Flip-flopper with the final say : Roosevelt and Japan -- Elbow patches and orientalists : bureaucratic wrangling -- Unofficial officials : think tanks and policy -- Information and ideology : media coverage -- Sucker nation and Santa Claus : concerns of Congress -- Ready or not : Harry Truman and the end of the war -- Conclusion : the best-laid plans of mice and men
ISBN 9781501703089 ; 1501703080
GB566-B50
Assembling Japan : modernity, technology and global culture / edited by Griseldis Kirsch, Dolores P. Martinez and Merry White. -- Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang AG, [2015]. -- vi, 251 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN 9783034318303
GB581-B46
A BRIEF HISTORY OF JAPAN : SAMURAI,SHOGUN AND ZEN : THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF THE LAND OF THE RISING SUN / JONATHAN CLEMENTS [著]. -- Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, c2017. -- 288p 図版16p ; 21cm
ISBN 978-4-8053-1389-3
GB71-B141
Breaking Japanese diplomatic codes : David Sissons and D Special Section during the Second World War / edited by Desmond Ball and Keiko Tamura. -- Canberra ACT, Australia : ANU E Press, [2013]. -- xiv, 190 pages ; 25 cm. -- (Asian studies series monograph ; 4)
ISBN 9781925021073 ; 1925021076
GB531-B284
Crossing the Pacific : US-China air battle against Japan / chief editor, Ma Yufu. -- Beijing : China Intercontinental Press, 2015. -- 311 pages ; 28 cm
ISBN 9787508531816 ; 7508531817
GB551-B70
Edo-Tokyo Museum permanent exhibition catalogue. -- Tokyo : Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum, 2017. -- 125p ; 30cm
ISBN 978-4-924965-99-7
GC65-B52
Flagship : the cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific war on Japan / Mike Carlton. -- North Sydney, N.S.W. : William Heinemann, Australia, 2016 ; , ©2016. -- xiii, 642 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates ; 25 cm
ISBN 9780857987778 ; 0857987771
GB547-B91
Geschichtsdenken im modernen Japan : eine kommentierte Quellensammlung / herausgegeben von Ken'ichi Mishima und Wolfgang Schwentker in Zusammenarbeit mit Manfred Hubricht [and 3 others]. -- München : Iudicium, 2015. -- 473 pages ; 22 cm. -- (Monographien aus dem Deutschen Institut für Japanstudien ; Band 56)
ISBN 9783862050444
GB31-B1
Health-related votive tablets from Japan : ema for healing and well-being / Peter A.G.M. De Smet, Ian Reader. -- [Leiden] : Leiden Publications, [2017] ; , ©2017. -- 240 pages ; 27 cm
ISBN 9789087282523 ; 9087282524
GD33-B26
Honored and dishonored guests : Westerners in wartime Japan / W. Puck Brecher. -- Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Harvard University Asia Center, 2017. -- xiv, 370 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Caucasians and race in Imperial Japan: 1. Racism, race consciousness, and Imperial Japan: A normative racism -- Aspects of race consciousness in Imperial Japan -- Sources of cognitive dissonance -- 2. Privilege and prejudice: being a westerner in Imperial Japan: Early foreign settlements -- The Yokohama community -- Ornaments in isolation: the Frank and Balk families -- Class insularity at Western resorts -- 3. Handling the other within: approaches to preemptive containment (1939-41): Direct and indirect forms of containment -- Japan's "Jewish Problem" and the Kobe community -- A repressed, mobilized Christianity -- Part II. Lives in limbo: containment in the wake of Pearl Harbor: 4. First responses and containment protocols after Pearl Harbor (1941-43): A new taxonomy of foreigners -- Temporary detentions of suspicious enemy nationals -- Enemy diplomatic staff under house arrest -- Racialized others: Jews and Asians -- 5. Watched and unseen: non-enemy nationals after Pearl Harbor (1941-43): Fracture and emotional conflict -- Withdrawal and invisibility -- Japanese ambivalence and anti-foreign sentiment -- 6. Fleeing for the hills: evacuee communities in Hakone and Karuizawa (1943-45): "Running smoothly" in Gora -- Karuizawa: a "strange miniature Babel" -- Part III. Lives behind walls: Japan's treatment of enemy civilians: 7. From humiliation to hunger: the internment of enemy nationals (1941-45): Camp administration -- The initial wave (1941-42) -- Stringency and privation (1942-45) -- 8. Torture and testimony: the incarceration of suspected spies (1944-45): Interrogation -- Trial and imprisonment -- Death and liberation -- 9. Race war?: on japanese pragmatism and racial ambivalence: The failure of propaganda -- Continuity and change following the surrender
ISBN 9780674975149
GB531-B286
Japanese politics and government / Alisa Gaunder. -- London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017. -- x, 178 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : why Japan matters -- The making of a modern state -- The postwar settlement -- The postwar political system -- Political parties -- Elections and electioneering -- The economic miracle -- Economic slowdown -- Policymaking -- State-society relations -- Prime ministerial leadership -- National security and foreign policy -- Conclusion
ISBN 9780415826693 ; 9780415826709
GB561-B90
Japanese reflections on World War II and the American occupation / Edgar A. Porter and Ran Ying Porter. -- Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2017]. -- 238 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm. -- (Asian history ; 3)
ISBN 9462982597 ; 9789462982598
GB531-B283
Kutchan Town tourist guide : International resort Niseko area navi summer : International resort Niseko area navi winter : English. -- [Kutchan (Hokkaido)] : Kutchan Town, [2015]. -- 56p ; 21×10cm
GC7-B7
Memorializing Pearl Harbor : unfinished histories and the work of remembrance / Geoffrey White. -- Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2016. -- xi, 340 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Survivor voices -- Cultures of commemoration -- Memorial film : envisioning race and nation -- Theming America at war -- Making a new museum -- Pedagogy, patriotism, and paranoia
ISBN 9780822360889 ; 9780822361022 ; 9780822374435
GB547-B92
Passagen : Studien zum Kulturaustausch zwischen Japan und dem Westen / Walter Ruprechter. -- München : Iudicium, [2015]. -- 258 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN 9783862054312 ; 3862054314
GB61-B117
Peasants, rebels, women, and outcastes : the underside of modern Japan / Mikiso Hane ; introduction by Samuel H. Yamashita. -- Updated second edition. -- Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016] ; , ©2016. -- xl, 348 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN 9781442274167 ; 1442274166
GB411-B90
Postwar Japan : growth, security, and uncertainty since 1945 / editors, Michael J. Green, Zack Cooper. -- Washington, DC : Center for Strategic & International Studies ; Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]. -- xii, 227 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: What is the strengthened Japan-U.S. Alliance for? Defending and advancing the Liberal World Order/Kazuya Sakamoto -- The case of an alternative strategy for Japan: beyond article 9-Alliance Regime/Yoshihide Soeya -- Japan's economy and policy in a global context: postwar experience and prospects for the twenty-first century/Jun Saito -- Will the sun also rise? Five growth strategies for Japan/Yoko Takeda -- Multilateralism recalibrated: Japan's engagement in institutioin building in the past 70 years and beyond/ Akiko Fukushima -- Development assistance for inclusive growth: a field for Japan-U.S. cooperation?/Akiko Imai
ISBN 9781442279742 ; 9781442279735
GB561-B91
Reconcilable differences : issues in African American-Japanese relations / Reginald Kearney. -- New York, NY : Japan Society, [1992]. -- xviii, 33 pages ; 22 cm
GB63-B333
Rethinking Japan : the politics of contested nationalism / Arthur Stockwin and Kweku Ampiah. -- Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2017]. -- xi, 299 pages ; 24 cm. -- (New studies in modern Japan)
Contents: Peace, democracy and economic growth : political economy under the postwar dispensation -- The system begins to change : from the 1990s to 2009 -- The opposition in power : September 2009 to December 2012 -- Abe takes charge : from December 2012 -- Abenomics -- Revising and reinterpreting the 1947 constitution -- The designated secrets law and freedom of speech -- Historical revisionism, national identity, and war apology -- Legislating for collective defense by fiat : the realist view of Japan as a normal country -- Japan and its neighbors : China, Russia and the two Koreas -- Japan and the wider world : public diplomacy, economic relations and overseas development aid -- Japan : reactionary state?
ISBN 9781498537926
GB571-B117
Routledge handbook of premodern Japanese history / edited by Karl F. Friday. -- London ; New York : Routledge, 2017. -- xiii, 418 pages ; 26 cm
ISBN 9780415707022
GB71-B143
Shared memories of the US and China : the Pacific War against Japanese aggression : the 70th anniversary of victory in the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War. -- First edition. -- Beijing : Foreign Languages Press, 2015. -- 209 pages ; 26 x 29 cm
ISBN 9787119094632 ; 7119094637 ; 9787119096629 ; 7119096621
GB531-B287
Sino-Japanese Air War, 1937-1945 : the longest struggle / Håkan Gustavsson. -- [Stroud, England] : Fonthill Media Limited, 2016. -- 208 pages ; 25 cm
ISBN 9781781555361 ; 1781555362
GB521-B71
TOKYO:A BIOGRAPHY : DISASTERS,DESTRUCTION AND RENEWAL:THE STORY OF AN INDOMITABLE CITY / STEPHEN MANSFIELD [著]. -- Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, c2016. -- 208p 図版32p ; 21cm
ISBN 978-4-8053-1329-9
GC67-B61
Tsushima 1905 : Ostasiens Trafalgar / Frank Jacob. -- [Paderborn] : Ferdinand Schöningh, [2017]. -- 217 pages ; 22 cm. -- (Schlachten : Stationen der Weltgeschichte)
ISBN 9783506781406 ; 3506781405
GB441-B139
TUTTLE TRAVEL PACK KYOTO AND NARA : GUIDE + MAP / Rob Goss [著]. -- Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, c2016. -- 96p ; 21cm + 地図(1枚)
ISBN 978-4-8053-1179-0
GC156-B26
Under the shadow of the rising sun : Japan and the Jews during the Holocaust era / Meron Medzini. -- Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2016. -- xii, 220 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Early Jewish settlers in Japan -- Jewish settlers in Japan at the beginning of the twentieth century -- Japanese images of the Jews: myths, canards and fears -- Nazi antisemitism and its influence on Japan in the 1920's and 1930's -- Japanese Experts on Jews, Judaism, and Zionism -- Japan and the Jews of Manchuria beginning in 1931 -- Passports, entry visas, and transit visas: Japan's policy toward Jewish refugees (1935-1941) -- The Jews of Shanghai under Japanese rule -- Jews in the Japanese-Occupied territories during the war Yyears -- A Japanese righteous Gentile: the Sugihara case -- The Japanese policy toward the Jews in Japan's home islands -- "The Jewish question" in Japanese-German relations, 1936-1945 -- The Japanese, the Holocaust of European Jewry, and Israel
ISBN 9781618115225 ; 1618115227
GB531-B288
Visit Suginami fast-facts guidebook / editing: Suginami City General Affairs Department Public Relations Division. -- Tokyo : Suginami City General Affairs Department Public Relations Division, 2017.3. -- 14p ; 30×11cm
GC67-B60
Whose back was stabbed? : FDR's secret war on Japan / Koichi Mera. -- Lanham, Maryland : Hamilton Books, [2017]. -- xiv, 205 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN 076186895X ; 9780761868958
GB531-B285
Other countries
Rationalizing Korea : the rise of the modern state, 1894-1945 / Kyung Moon Hwang. -- Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016] ; , ©2016. -- xvii, 395 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: State making under imperialism: fragmentation and consolidation in the central state -- The centrality of the periphery: developing the provincial and local state -- Constructing legitimacy: symbolic authority and ideological engineering -- State and economy: developmentalism -- State and religion: secularization and pluralism -- Public schooling: cultivating citizenship education -- Population management: registration, classification, and the remaking of society -- Public health and biopolitics: disciplining through disease control
ISBN 9780520288317 ; 0520288319 ; 9780520288324 ; 0520288327
GE128-B7
When tigers ruled the sky : the Flying Tigers : American outlaw pilots over China in World War II / Bill Yenne. -- First edition. -- New York, New York : Berkley Caliber, 2016. -- viii, 359 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The warlord and the Japanese -- The formative years of a visionary loner -- Young tigers -- Chiang Kai-Shek and the Americans -- Young tigers get their wings -- A bridge to war -- Warplanes for a generalissimo on the run -- American volunteers for China skies -- Bounty hunters and farmers sail for China -- The old man of Toungoo and his buccaneers -- The war comes to Southeast Asia -- Stale bread and fair weather friends -- To do something in this war -- Flying Tigers in Asian skies -- Blood and fire over Rangoon -- We cannot hold Burma without Chinese help -- Make them pay -- To the Gold Coast and beyond -- From tedium to rat race -- Turning points -- Unrest in the ranks -- The last days of Lei Yun -- Last exits -- Saving China while the quarterback hiked -- Scotty and the tigers -- Fixated upon a mirage -- Bombing season -- Countdown to dissolve day -- Coming out of the cold on a shoestring -- From Flying Tigers into hungry mastiffs -- Out of China -- And into history
ISBN 9780425274194
GE333-B25