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A Dictionary of Japanese Buddhist Terms

A Dictionary of Japanese Buddhist Terms

by Hisao Inagaki

A vital resource for students of Buddhism and Japanese Culture, revised and expanded.

Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings

Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings

by Larry and Qin Herzberg

A collection of 600 proverbs in Chinese and English, capturing the enduring wisdom of China, for travelers and language students.

Japanese the Manga Way

Japanese the Manga Way

by Wayne P. Lammers

A "real manga, real Japanese" study guide and resource for language students and teachers.

Kanji Starter 1

Kanji Starter 1

by Daiki Kusuya

A quick and simple way to deconstruct and demystify kanji.

Womansword

Womansword

by Kittredge Cherry

Thirty years after its first publication, Womansword remains a timely, provocative work on how words reflect on female roles in modern Japan.

A Glossary of Zen Terms

A Glossary of Zen Terms

by Hisao Inagaki

Of special interest to scholars and students of Zen classics, a glossary of specialized vocabulary to aid understanding and practice.

Crazy for Kanji

Crazy for Kanji

by Eve Kushner

A passionate and playful guide to kanji that examines characters from every angle for an in-depth understanding.

Japaneseness

Japaneseness

by Yoji Yamakuse

Can traditional Japanese life concepts--like loyalty, harmony, meticulousness--make sense in Western societies?

Sacred Sanskrit Words

Sacred Sanskrit Words

by Leza Lowitz

A simple guide to over 160 key spiritual concepts behind yoga and other branches of Eastern wisdom.

Amy’s Guide to Best Behavior in Japan

Amy’s Guide to Best Behavior in Japan

by Amy Chavez

Going to Japan? This unfussy modern guide guarantees you keep it polite and get it right!

Easy and Fun Hiragana

Easy and Fun Hiragana

by Kiyomi Ogawa & Orrin Cummins

Learn the basic Japanese syllabary from every angle: reading, writing, and real-world examples.

Kanji Box

Kanji Box

by Shogo Oketani & Leza Lowitz

Japanese characters served up with histories and cultural clues to help you decorate your skin/body/life with just the right word!

Speak and Read Chinese

Speak and Read Chinese

by Larry and Qin Herzberg

A handy supplement to studying characters in class or independently that teaches useful tricks for remembering words and tones.

Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar

Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar

by Larry and Qin Herzberg

Speak and write with confidence while avoiding common mistakes!

Easy and Fun Katakana

Easy and Fun Katakana

by Kiyomi Ogawa & Orrin Cummins

Learn the second key Japanese syllabary from every angle: reading, writing, and real-world examples.

Kanji Pict-o-Graphix

Kanji Pict-o-Graphix

by Michael Rowley

A visual delight, this bestselling, award-winning book makes a great classroom resource and a wonderful study aid.

Speak and Read Japanese

Speak and Read Japanese

by Larry and Qin Herzberg

A handy supplement for learning 300 of the most common Japanese words, works with any textbook!

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