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Japan: Then and Now


Japan: Then and Now
Author Hiroyuki Eguchi
Daniel Dumas
Date Published 2017/05/05
ISBN 978-4-7890-1669-8
Size/Total pages 210 × 148 mm/304 pages
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Other Details 1 CD-ROM (audio material in MP3, 3 hr. 15min.)
Wgt: 440g

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〇Genre: English Books on Japan


A bilingual book to explain various aspects of Japanese society, culture and history in a way that appeals to both Japanese and foreign readers.

Chapters cover such diverse topics as travel, customs, sports and Japanese character.
There is an extensive vocabulary list that includes such terms as ramen, otaku and maid cafe.
The book contains over 20 dialogues based on actual conversations between Japanese and English speakers.


Chapter 1 :地理・気候(Geography and Climate)

Chapter 2 :歴史1(History 1)
Chapter 3 :歴史2(History 2)
Chapter 4 :日本観光(Travel Japan)
Chapter 5 :衣類・住居(Clothing and Housing)
Chapter 6 :食べ物・飲み物(Food and Drink)
Chapter 7 :祝日(National Holidays)
Chapter 8 :年中行事(Annual Events)
Chapter 9 :慣習・儀式(Customs and Rituals)
Chapter 10 :宗教(Religion)
Chapter 11 :スポーツ・余暇(Sports and Leisure)
Chapter 12 :美術・工芸(Arts and Crafts)
Chapter 13 :舞台芸術・音楽(Stage Arts and Music)
Chapter 14 :文学(Literature)
Chapter 15 :ポップカルチャー・マスコミ(Popular Culture and Mass Media)
Chapter 16 :日本人のこころ(Japanese Character)
Chapter 17 :政府(Government)
Chapter 18 :経済・産業(Economy and Industry)
Chapter 19 :家族問題(Family Issues)
Chapter 20 :変化と課題(Changes and Challenges)
東京:日本の中枢(Tokyo: Japan's Heartbeat)


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