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Japanese Warrior Prints, 1646-1905
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: James King, Yuriko Iwakiri
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Hotei Publishing

Japanese Warrior Prints 1646-1905 is the first publication in the English language devoted entirely to the most neglected of the major genres in the history of Ukiyo-e: musha-e or images of warriors. These works recreate in vivid detail the tales of great heroes and battles of Japanese history, especially from
Beyond the Great Wave
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: James King
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Peter Lang

The Japanese landscape print has had a tremendous influence on Western art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In Japan and in the West it is often seen as the dominant form in Ukiyo-e, pictures from the floating world. And yet for all its importance, it is a genre whose
Samurai: An Encyclopedia of Japan's Cultured Warriors
Language: en
Pages: 511
Authors: Constantine Nomikos Vaporis Ph.D.
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-31 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Alphabetically arranged entries along with primary source documents provide a comprehensive examination of the lives of Japan's samurai during the Tokugawa or Edo period, 1603–1868, a time when Japan transitioned from civil war to extended peace. • A timeline highlights important events related to the samurai, while a narrative history
Japan at War
Language: en
Pages: 615
Authors: Louis G. Perez
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This compelling reference focuses on the events, individuals, organizations, and ideas that shaped Japanese warfare from early times to the present day. * Topic finder lists * A comprehensive timeline * 10 maps of key military theaters * Essential primary source documents related to the military history of Japan
Inner Places
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: James King
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-08 - Publisher: Dundurn

David Milne was a modernist who broke the mould. In a precarious and roving life, he captured the texture of every place he lived in a different kind of landscape painting. Inner Places opens a window on Milne's constant spirit, his struggles to survive, and the many personal and professional