Culture, Food & Design
Japan from Anime to Zen
By David Watts Barton
An accessible compendium of the most important aspects of Japanese arts, culture and history, for quick reference or a longer, in-depth read, for actual and armchair travelers alike.
Native American in the Land of the Shogun
by Frederik L. Schodt
The true story of a half-Chinook, half-Scot adventurer who entered feudal Japan in 1848 and helped pave the way for its modernization.