1964 - The Greatest Year in the History of Japan How the Tokyo Olympics Symbolized Japan's Miraculous Rise from the Ashes

Japan was a physical and psychological wasteland at the end of World War II. With over three million dead, thirty-nine percent of city populations homeless, forty percent of all...

Practical Equality Forging Justice in a Divided Nation

Equality is easy to grasp in theory but often hard to achieve in reality. In this accessible and wide-ranging work, American University law professor Robert L. Tsai offers a...

ME

This novel centers on the "It's me" telephone scam—often targeting the elderly—that has escalated in Japan in recent years. Typically, the caller identifies himself...

Bruce Lee The Art of Expressing the Human Body

Learn the secrets to obtaining Bruce Lee's astounding physique with this insightful martial arts training book.The Art of Expressing the Human Body, a title coined by Bruce Lee...

In the Shadow of Korematsu Democratic Liberties and National Security

The national security and civil liberties tensions of the World War II mass incarceration link 9/11 and the 2015 Paris—San Bernardino attacks to the Trump era in...

No-No Boy

First published in 1956, No-No Boy was virtually ignored by a public eager to put World War II and the Japanese internment behind them. It was not until the mid-1970s that a new...

Rainbirds

Ren Ishida is nearly finished with graduate school when he receives news of his sister, Keiko's, sudden death. She was viciously stabbed one rainy night on her way home, and there...

Every Falling Star The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea

Every Falling Star, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who is forced at age twelve to...

Peace and Prisoners of War A South Vietnamese Memoir of the Vietnam War

American discussions of the Vietnam War tend to gloss over the period from 1972 to the final North Vietnamese offensive in 1975. But these were brutal times for America's South...

After the End of History Conversations with Francis Fukuyama

In his 1992 bestselling book The End of History and the Last Man, American political scientist Francis Fukuyama argued that the dominance of liberal democracy marked the end of...

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