Kodansha's Furigana Japanese Dictionary is an invaluable tool for anyone with an interest in the Japanese language. It has been edited with the needs of English-speaking users in mind. This book is in the Textbook Reserves Collection and can be checked out for 4 hours at at time from the main Circulation Desk.
Gives the learner an understanding of how kanji are used in contemporary Japanese by providing instant access to a wealth of information on the meanings, readings and compounds for frequently used kanji. This book is in the Textbook Reserves Collection and can be checked out for 4 hours at at time from the main Circulation Desk.
This in-depth kanji dictionary contains about 5,000 characters and over 70,000 compound words. Due to this comprehensive coverage, it continues to be an excellent companion for reading and writing in Japanese.
Contains roughly 10,000 synonyms, 26,000 examples of usage, approximately 2,600 notes and columns that explain the differences and usages between synonyms, and an index that makes it possible to look up words in Japanese as well as English.
A six-volume survey of modern Asia. Presents more than 2,600 alphabetically arranged entries covering such subjects as countries, cities, regions, natural features, religions, social issues, languages, people, events, customs, politics, and economics.
A multidisciplinary collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and other specialized reference sources. Includes the Encyclopedia of Modern China, Countries and Their Cultures, the Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, and more.
This work offers information on contemporary Japanese society, history, art, and culture and also contains data on the economy, government, and politics of Japan. In addition to the main entries and over 4000 color illustrations, here are nearly 100 feature articles and pictorial essays. Please note this book can only be used in the library.
Offering extensive coverage, this Encyclopedia is a new reference that reflects the vibrant, diverse and evolving culture of modern Japan, spanning from the end of the Japanese Imperialist period in 1945 to the present day. Entries cover a broad spectrum of topics from literature and architecture to politics and technology.
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Japan is the essential reference to all facets of Japan past and present. Authoritative and wide-ranging in scope, the Encyclopedia is also filled with the facts, figures and general data on Japan. This is a complete and fascinating picture of Japan and its people: its rich inherited traditions and culture, its modern complexities and its tantalizing future role in the world.
This indispensable tool enables scientists and translators with only a basic knowledge of Japanese to quickly locate and evaluate pertinent information, tapping the large body of chemical literature that at present is mainly inaccessible to non-Japanese readers. The dictionary is supplemented by valuable background information on the Japanese language, chemical industry and chemical literature.
An Introduction to Japanese Society remains essential reading for students of Japanese society. This book explores the breadth and diversity of Japanese society, with chapters covering class, geographical and generational variation, work, education, gender, minorities, popular culture and the establishment.
This Companion provides a comprehensive overview of the influences that have shaped modern-day Japan. Spanning one and a half centuries from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the beginning of the twenty-first century, this volume covers topics such as technology, food, nationalism and rise of anime and manga in the visual arts.
The Cambridge History of Japanese Literature provides, for the first time, a history of Japanese literature with comprehensive coverage of the premodern and modern eras in a single volume. The book is arranged topically in a series of short, accessible chapters for easy access and reference, giving insight into both canonical texts and many lesser known, popular genres, including folk literature, popular literature, women's literature, manga, and everything in between.
The Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management is the definitive reference source for the exploration of Japanese business and management. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of this field, the Encyclopedia consolidates and contextualizes the leading research and knowledge about the Japanese business system and Japanese management thought and practice.