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Living in Japan

***Living in Japan***

Sources on the Web and in Leyburn Library

 

VIDEOS/DVDS

Way Of Life In Japan. Homestay

Eight-part series on the way of life in Japan. VHS. Available at the Circulation Desk. To see all eight titles in this series, do a title search in Annie for "way of life in Japan".

WEBSITES

(not listed in any particular order)

Guide to Living in Kanazawa

http://www.city.kanazawa.ishikawa.jp/f-living/english/index.html

Study in JAPAN ! Universities & Colleges in Japan

http://www.istudy.com/japanextra.htm

Study Abroad, Japan

http://www.studyabroad.com/far-east/japan.html

General Information on Japan: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources

http://newton.uor.edu/Departments&Programs/AsianStudiesDept/japan-info.html

Stanford JGuide - Japan

http://jguide.stanford.edu/site/living_in_japan_276.html

Cost living Japan - cost of Living in Tokyo

http://gojapan.about.com/od/dailylifeinjapan/a/costlivingtokyo.htm

ELT News: Teaching English in Japan

http://www.eltnews.com/guides/living/index.shtml

LivinginJapan.com

http://www.LivinginJapan.com

Etiquette in Japan

http://gojapan.about.com/od/etiquettelivinginjapan/

Japan Travel Bureau -- USA

http://www.jtbusa.com/enhome/default.asp

Japan National Tourist Organization

http://www.jnto.go.jp/

Jane Bachnik. At Home in Japan, What No One Tells You (interactive tutorial)

http://athome.nime.ac.jp/

Japanese Information and Culture Center

http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/jicc/index.htm

Living in Japan 2004 (book)

http://www.livinginjapan.info/

 

LIBRARY BOOKS

(not listed in any particular order)

AUTHOR Norton, Joy, 1948-
TITLE Living in Japan : a guide to living, working, and traveling in Japan
EDITION Rev. and expanded ed.
IMPRINT Boston : Tuttle Pub., 2001.
SUBJECT Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1945-
SUBJECT Americans -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Leyburn-Level 4    DS822.5 .N697 2001

AUTHOR Richie, Donald, 1924-
TITLE A lateral view : essays on culture and style in contemporary Japan
IMPRINT Berkeley, CA : Stone Bridge Press, 1992.
SUBJECT Japan -- Civilization -- 1945-
Leyburn-Level 4   DS822.5 .R53 1992

TITLE Gateway to Japan / June Kinoshita and Nicholas Palevsky.

EDITION Rev. ed.

IMPRINT Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International, 1992.

NOTE Includes bibliographical references and index.

SUBJECT Japan -- Guidebooks.

ADD AUTHOR Palevsky, Nicholas.

Leyburn-Level 4    DS805.2 .K56 1992

TITLE Japan at a glance

EDITION Updated.

IMPRINT Tokyo : Kodansha Intanashonaru Kabushiki Kaisha, 2001.

SERIES Kodansha bairingaru bukkusu.

NOTE Japanese and English.

SUBJECT Japan -- Social life and customs.

SUBJECT Japan -- Guidebooks.

Leyburn-Level 4      DS821 .I71 2001

AUTHOR McQueen, Ian L.

TITLE Japan : a budget travel guide

EDITION Updated ed.

IMPRINT Tokyo ; New York : Kondansha International ; New York, N.Y. :

Distributed in the U.S. by Kodansha America, 1997.

NOTE "Earlier editions of this work were published under the title

Japan: A travel survival kit."

NOTE Includes index.

SUBJECT Japan -- Guidebooks.

Leyburn-Level 4    DS805.2 .M32 1997

AUTHOR Kanagy, Ruthy.

TITLE Living abroad in Japan

EDITION 1st ed.

IMPRINT Emeryville, Calif. : Avalon Travel, 2004.

SUBJECT Popular culture -- Japan.

SUBJECT Japan -- Guidebooks.

Leyburn-Level 4    DS805.2 .K357 2004

AUTHOR Gendai Shinsho, Henshuubu.

TITLE Tokyo jouhou korekushon

IMPRINT Tokyo : Koudansha Gendai Shinsho, 1986.

SUBJECT Japan -- Guidebooks.

SUBJECT Japan -- Description and travel -- 1945- -- Guide books.

Leyburn-Level 4    DS805.2 .G4 1986

TITLE Contemporary Japan and popular culture , edited by John Whittier Treat

IMPRINT Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, 1996.

SERIES ConsumAsiaN book series.

SUBJECT Japan -- Civilization -- 1945-

SUBJECT Popular culture -- Japan.

Leyburn-Level 4    DS822.5 .C69 1996

AUTHOR Schilling, Mark, 1949-

TITLE The Encyclopedia of Japanese pop culture

EDITION 1st ed.

IMPRINT New York : Weatherhill, 1997.

SUBJECT Popular culture -- Japan.

SUBJECT Japan -- Civilization -- 1945-

Leyburn-Level 4    DS822.5 .S3 1997

TITLE Handbook of Japanese popular culture / edited by Richard Gid

Powers and Hidetoshi Kato ; associate editor, Bruce Stronach.

IMPRINT New York : Greenwood Press, c1989.

SUBJECT Japan -- Popular culture.

SUBJECT Japan -- Civilization -- 1945-

Leyburn-Level 4   DS822.5 .H347 1989

TITLE Japan pop! : inside the world of Japanese popular culture /

Timothy J. Craig, editor.

IMPRINT Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c2000.

NOTE "An East Gate book."

SUBJECT Popular culture -- Japan.

SUBJECT Japan -- Civilization -- 1945-

Leyburn-Level 4    DS822.5 .J386 2000

AUTHOR Buruma, Ian.

TITLE Behind the mask : on sexual demons, sacred mothers,

transvestites, gangsters, drifters and other Japanese cultural heroes

EDITION 1st American ed.

IMPRINT New York : Pantheon Books, c1984.

NOTE Previously published as: A Japanese mirror. London : Jonathan

Cape, 1983.

SUBJECT Japan -- Popular culture.

SUBJECT National characteristics, Japanese.

Leyburn-Level 4    DS821 .B796 1984

TITLE Talking about Japan Q & A / [edited by Patricia Mari Katayama,

Hisako Nozaki Ifshin, Kirsten Rochelle McIvor.....et al.]

EDITION 3rd ed.

IMPRINT [Tokyo] : Bilingual Books, Inc., 2005.

SUBJECT Japan -- Popular culture.

SUBJECT Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1945-

Leyburn-Level 4    DS822.5 .T35 2005

TITLE The worlds of Japanese popular culture : gender, shifting

boundaries and global cultures / edited by D.P. Martinez.

IMPRINT Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.

SERIES Contemporary Japanese society.

SUBJECT Popular culture -- Japan.

SUBJECT Japan -- Civilization -- 1945-

Leyburn-Level 4    DS822.5 .W67 1998

 

PERIODICALS AT LEYBURN LIBRARY

(not listed in any particular order)

TITLE The Japan Times. Electronic Version

IMPRINT Tokyo : Japan Times, Ltd., 1999-

CALL NO. PERIODICALS.

TITLE Japan echo.

IMPRINT [Tokyo] Japan Echo Inc.

CALL NO. PERIODICALS.

TITLE The Journal of Japanese studies.

IMPRINT [Seattle : Society for Japanese Studies]

CALL NO. PERIODICALS.

 

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