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    • A Captivating Guide to Modern Japanese History, Starting from the Period of the Tokugawa ShogunateTthrough the Meiji Era and Imperial Japan to the Present (Asian Countries)
    • By: Captivating History
    • Narrated by: Jason Zenobia
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 05-01-23
    • Language: English
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    • With their two swords, top-knot haircut, and legendary code of honor, the samurai were the absolute, unquestioned rulers of the country. That all began to change rapidly when the “black ships” of US Commodore Matthew Perry arrived in Tokyo Bay in 1853....

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    • By: Leo Tolstoy
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 61 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 01-21-05
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 4,812 ratings
    • Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit....

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    • By: Herbert P. Bix
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 29 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 12-04-18
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 129 ratings
    • In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader whose 63-year reign ushered Japan into the modern world....

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    • A Study of Hermetic Philosophy of Ancient Egypt and Greece
    • By: The Three Intiates
    • Narrated by: Mitch Horowitz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 10-16-13
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,360 ratings
    • >He was the father of the occult, the founder of astrology, the discoverer of alchemy. He was Hermes Trismegistus, and he possessed all divine knowledge....

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    • By: Will, Ariel Durant
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 05-27-04
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4,027 ratings
    • The authors devoted five decades to the study of world history and philosophy, culminating in the masterful 11-volume Story of Civilization....

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    • Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture
    • By: Roger J. Davies, Osamu Ikeno
    • Narrated by: Eric Jason Martin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 09-24-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 62 ratings
    • Listeners of this book will gain a clear understanding of what makes the Japanese, and their society, tick....

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    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Michael J. Seth
    • Narrated by: Paul Heitsch
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 04-14-20
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 7 ratings
    • Korea: A Very Short Introduction explores the history, culture, and society of a deeply divided region....

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    • Samurai, Shogun and Zen: The Extraordinary Story of the Land of the Rising Sun
    • By: Jonathan Clements
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 10-22-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 261 ratings
    • This fascinating history tells the story of the people of Japan, from ancient teenage priest-queens to teeming hordes of salarymen, a nation that once sought to conquer China, yet also shut itself away for two centuries in self-imposed seclusion....

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    • A Modern Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira Shigesuke
    • By: Thomas Cleary
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 10-13-20
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 67 ratings
    • With a bright, conversational narrative by Thomas Cleary, this book is indispensable to corporate executives, students of Asian culture, martial artists, or anyone sincerely interested in Japan and its people....

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    • Lambdas, Streams, Functional and Reactive Programming
    • By: Raoul-Gabriel Urma, Mario Fusco, Alan Mycroft
    • Narrated by: Sarah Dawe
    • Length: 17 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 12-03-19
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 7 ratings
    • Manning's best-selling Java 8 book has been revised for Java 9 and 10! In Modern Java in Action, you'll build on your existing Java language skills with the newest features and techniques....

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    • War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944
    • By: Ian W. Toll
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Series: The Pacific War Trilogy, Book 2
    • Length: 27 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 09-21-15
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 2,742 ratings
    • The devastation of Pearl Harbor and the American victory at Midway were prelude to a greater challenge: rolling back the vast Japanese Pacific empire island by island....

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    • Or the Evening Redness in the West
    • By: Cormac McCarthy
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 05-16-07
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 10,381 ratings
    • The striking novel Blood Meridian offers an unflinching narrative of the brutality that accompanied the push west on the 1850s Texas frontier....

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    • World War II on Trial and the Making of Modern Asia
    • By: Gary J. Bass
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 31 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 10-17-23
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 87 ratings
    • In the weeks after Japan finally surrendered to the Allies to end World War II, the world turned to the question of how to move on from years of carnage and destruction....

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    • A Modern-Day Exploration of Old Japan
    • By: William Scott Wilson
    • Narrated by: Brian Nishii
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 03-11-16
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 46 ratings
    • Take a trip to old Japan with William Scott Wilson as he travels the ancient Kiso Road, a legendary route that remains much the same today as it was hundreds of years ago....

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    • From the Prehistoric Period to Modern Day (History in a Nutshell)
    • By: Willowby Huxley
    • Narrated by: Paul Richard Yarborough
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Release date: 07-14-21
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 31 ratings
    • In The History of Japan in a Nutshell, you’ll be guided through the most important timelines in Japan’s history - from 35,000 BC right through to the present day....

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    • A Concise History
    • By: Michael Wert
    • Narrated by: P.J. Ochlan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 10-15-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 21 ratings
    • The idea of the sword-wielding samurai, beholden to a strict ethical code and trained in deadly martial arts, dominates popular conceptions of the samurai. As early as the late 17th century, they were heavily featured in literature, art, theater, and even comedy....

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    • The Epic Novel of the Birth of Modern Japan
    • By: James Clavell
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Series: The Asian Saga, Book 3
    • Length: 50 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 05-15-15
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,589 ratings
    • The dynamic epic novel of political upheaval and societal change in late 1800s Japan....

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    • The Most Important People, Places and Events in Japanese History. From Japanese Art to Modern Manga. From Asian Wars to Modern Superpower.
    • By: Rui Kanda
    • Narrated by: William Bahl
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
    • Release date: 10-26-17
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 44 ratings
    • If you want to delve deeper into Japanese history, in chronological order, and see the main events that transformed Japan into what it is today, you've just hit the jackpot....

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    • How Anyone Can Unlock Authentic Experiences with Expert Planning, Cultural Wisdom, and a Smart Budget
    • By: Robbin Allen
    • Narrated by: Corvina Grumorne
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Release date: 04-19-24
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 42 ratings
    • Uncover Japan's hidden gems with this comprehensive guide to unforgettable adventures that delivers travel tips for authentic, pocket-friendly experiences.

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