Produse noi in categoria Biografii - Ultimele aparitii. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:18:28 +0300 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:18:28 +0300 Copyright 2017 30 ro 90-Day Geisha: My Time as a Tokyo Hostess https:/ Chelsea Haywood

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The hard-drinking, drug-taking, all-night culture that dominates Tokyo s Roppongi district can be a surreal place. Overworked Japanese business men will pay handsomely for the services of a hostess someone to talk to, someone to provide hot towels and drinks, and sometimes just a companion with whom to sing karaoke with all night. Intrigued by rumors of this strange subculture and armed with her 90-day work visa and new husband, Matt, Chelsea throws herself into the lion s den. Yet what ...]]>
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The Experiences of an American Woman and Her Son Living in Japan Before and After the Kobe Earthquake https:/ Carolyn S Underwood

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In 1994, an American woman and her seven-year-old son embarked on an adventure that took them inside a culture where the older generation remains closely tied to the past, while the younger generation attempts to move into a present that brings unprecedented change--the culture of Japan. Carolyn Underwood is a single mother with a full-time job as an executive in a pharmaceutical company. In this position she tests every cultural norm held sacred by a traditional Japanese citizen. As she and ...]]>
Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0200 https:/
The First Samurai: The Life and Legend of the Warrior Rebel, Taira Masakado https:/ Karl F Friday

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"In his lucid and meticulously researched reconstruction of the tenth century rebel Taira no Masakado, Karl Friday illuminates the attitudes and institutions of tenth-century Japan, and explains the enduring appeal of this audacious man who strove to be emperor. Through the life of Masakado, Friday brings alive the patterns of early Japanese warfare, and the complex interaction between central and regional authority. The First Samurai will remain the definitive study of the legendary warrior ...]]>
Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0200 https:/
Autobiography of a Geisha https:/ Sayo Masuda

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Sayo Masuda was a geisha at a hot springs resort, where the realities of sex for sale are unadorned by the trappings of wealth and power. Remarkable for its wit and frankness, the book is a moving record of a woman's survival on the margins of Japanese society -- in the words of the translator, "the superbly told tale of a woman whom fortune never favored yet never defeated." The glamorous world of big-city geisha is familiar to many readers, but little has been written of the life of hardship ...]]>
Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0200 https:/