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Takashi's Noodles by Harris Salat, Takashi Yagihashi

By Harris Salat, Takashi Yagihashi

A suite of seventy five recipes from James Beard Award-winning chef Takashi Yagihashi for either conventional and creative cold and hot jap noodle dishes.

Combining conventional eastern impacts, French strategy, and greater than twenty years of cooking within the Midwest, James Beard Award-winning chef Takashi Yagihashi introduces American domestic chefs to crucial jap convenience nutrition together with his easy but subtle recipes. Emphasizing quick-to-the-table shortcuts, using clean and dried packaged noodles, and kid-friendly dishes, Takashi explains noodle nuances and explores every one style's specific neighborhood id. knowledgeable advisor, Takashi remembers his adolescence in Japan and takes chefs on a discovery journey of the wealthy bounty of eastern noodles, so simply available this present day. Takashi's exuberance for noodles starting from Aje-Men to Zaru is bound to motivate domestic chefs to dive into bowl after soothing, fresh bowl.

"A splendidly gifted chef." --Chef Eric RipertReviews"Noodle lovers with a stocked pantry will locate lots to slurp about."—Publishers Weekly

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The Samurai's Wife (Sano Ichiro, Book 5) by Laura Joh Rowland

By Laura Joh Rowland

Faraway from the Shogun's courtroom at Edo, so much Honorable Investigator Sano Ichiro starts off the main difficult case of his occupation. Upon the insistence of his strong-willed and gorgeous spouse Reiko, Sano arrives together with her on the emperor's palace to unmask the murderer--who possesses the key of kiai, "the spirit city," a robust scream which can kill immediately. A excessive Kyoto reputable is the sufferer. Treading conscientiously via an online of spies, political intrigue, forbidden passions, and complex plots, Sano and Reiko needs to fight to stick prior to the palace storm--and outwit a crafty killer. yet as they quickly detect, fixing the case potential greater than their survival. For in the event that they fail, Japan can be ate up within the bloodiest struggle it has ever seen...

A mythical land comes alive during this compelling homicide secret set in seventeenth-century Japan. full of finely drawn characters and suspenseful plot twists, The Samurai's spouse is a unique as complicated, brilliant, and crafty because the wonderful, misplaced global it portrays.

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Zwischenbetriebliche Mobilität in Japan by Kerstin Teicher

By Kerstin Teicher

Im Mittelpunkt des Buchs steht die examine, wie zwischenbetriebliche Mobilität neben der Aufrechterhaltung des beliefs der lebenslangen Beschäftigung in den neunziger Jahr zu einem zweiten Normalbild wurde: in zunehmender Häufigkeit der Mobilität insgesamt, in vermehrter Einstellung von Seiteneinsteigern, in vielfältigen Formen der Entsendung u.ä. in andere Unternehmen und im Abbau von Karrierebarrieren von beruflich Mobilen.

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The Ghosts of Iwo Jima by Robert S. Burrell

By Robert S. Burrell

In February 1945, a few 80,000 U.S. Marines attacked the seriously defended fort that the japanese had developed at the tiny Pacific island of Iwo Jima. Leaders of the military Air Forces acknowledged they wanted the airfields there to supply fighter escort for his or her B-29 bombers. on the expense of 28,000 American casualties, the third, 4th, and fifth Marine Divisions dutifully conquered this desolate piece of hell with a decision and sacrifice that experience turn into mythical within the annals of struggle, immortalized within the photo of six Marines elevating the yank flag on Mount Suribachi.

But the military Air Forces’ fighter operations on Iwo Jima therefore proved either unproductive and pointless. After the very fact, a couple of different justifications have been generated to rationalize this tragically pricey conflict. finally, deceptive facts have been awarded to contend that the variety of lives kept by way of B-29 emergency landings on Iwo Jima outweighed the price of its capture.

In The Ghosts of Iwo Jima, Captain Robert S. Burrell masterfully reconsiders the prices of taking Iwo Jima and its function within the struggle attempt. His thought-provoking research additionally highlights the larger contribution of Iwo Jima’s valiant lifeless: They encouraged a reverence for the Marine Corps that proved severe to its institutional survival and its embodiment of yank nationwide spirit. From the seventh battle mortgage crusade of 1945 throughout the flag-raising at floor 0 in 2001, the immortal picture of Iwo Jima has turn into a logo of yankee patriotism itself.

Burrell’s looking account of this fabled island clash will enhance our figuring out of worldwide conflict II and its carrying on with legacy for the twenty-first century. ultimately, the battle’s ghosts may perhaps unveil its final, and most important, lessons.

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The Japanese Industrial Economy: Late Development and by Ian Inkster

By Ian Inkster

This ground-breaking e-book unearths that the right way to comprehend the japanese commercial adventure is to concentration at the assets that the country delivered to undergo at the activity of responding definitely - and in a sustained demeanour - to some of the best applied sciences and associations of the industrialised global, from the past due 19th century. Japan's monetary historical past is one among expertise move and institutional transformation less than stipulations of relative business backwardness. Ian Inkster argues that the background of the japanese economic climate can't be understood with no conception of cultural engineering - a procedure wherein the industrialising elite controlled cultural attributes particular to Japan with a view to modernise the financial system. This e-book finds that the manipulation of tradition was once of extra significance than the nature of the unique cultural inventory in explaining Japan's sleek industrialisation. hence the positive factors of non-public company tradition which are so usually remoted as keys to the nation's ancient competitiveness can have been merely transitority reflections of this wider strategy of cultural engineering: an important enter into this system of expertise move and past due improvement This booklet offers a hugely trustworthy advisor to the economic economic climate and background that's available, and covers a large floor; will probably be of significant curiosity these interested in Asian stories, Japan stories, plus economists execs in enterprise and company tradition.

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The Book of Tea by Okakura Kakuz?

By Okakura Kakuz?

The publication of Tea is a quick yet vintage essay on tea consuming, its heritage, restorative powers, and wealthy connection to jap tradition. Okakura felt that "Teaism" used to be on the very heart of eastern lifestyles and assisted in shaping every thing from artwork, aesthetics, and an appreciation for the ephemeral to structure, layout, gardens, and portray. In tea can be discovered one resource of what Okakura felt was once Japan's and, via extension, Asia's distinct strength to steer the area. Containing either a heritage of tea in Japan and lucid, wide-ranging reviews at the colleges of tea, Zen, Taoism, flower arranging, and the tea rite and its tea-masters, this booklet is deservedly a undying vintage and may be of curiosity to a person drawn to the japanese arts and methods.

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No Surrender: My Thirty-Year War by Hiroo Onoda, Charles S. Terry

By Hiroo Onoda, Charles S. Terry

Author note: Charles S. Terry (Translator)
Publish yr note: First released in 1974

In the spring of 1974, moment Lieutenant Hiroo Onoda of the japanese military made international headlines while he emerged from the Philippine jungle after a thirty-year ordeal. Hunted in flip by means of American troops, the Philippine police, adverse islanders, and successive jap seek events, Onoda had skillfully outmaneuvered all his pursuers, confident that global warfare II was once nonetheless being fought and that sooner or later his fellow infantrymen might go back successful. This account of these years is an epic story of the desire to outlive that gives an extraordinary glimpse of man's invincible spirit, resourcefulness, and ingenuity. A hero to his humans, Onoda wrote down his reviews quickly after his go back to civilization. This publication was once translated into English the next yr and has loved an approving viewers ever for the reason that.

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Aichi D3A1/2 Val (Crowood Aviation) by Peter C. Smith

By Peter C. Smith

From the assault on Pearl Harbor to the kamikaze raids within the remaining phases of WWII, the Aichi Val was once a effective eastern weapon that triggered enormous harm to Allied ships and floor installations. utilizing reliable documents and the testimony of guys who designed and flew it, Peter Smith tells the complete tale of the Aichi D3A1/2 Val utilizing many infrequent pictures and interviews with surviving team participants. jam-packed with a wealth of fabric by no means ahead of obvious in this often-overlooked airplane.

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