わかりやすい語法による英文就業規則のつくり方

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The Charge

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世界は犬たちの愛で満ちている。

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The Story of the Roman People (vols. II, V, and VII)

Author: Nanami Shiono (edited by Ronald Dore) Translator: Ian MacDonald Shinchosha Publishing Co., Ltd., May 2014 The Greeks surpassed them in learning, the Celts in bravery, the Germans in strength, the Etruscans in technology, and the Carthaginians in commerce… But it was the Romans who built the greatest empire the world has ever seen. Already a bestseller in China, Korea and Japan,...

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Tales of the Ghost Sword

Author: Hideyuki Kikuchi Translator: Ian MacDonald Thames River Press, September 2013 (ISBN: 978-0-8572-8127-2) From Japan’s “master of horror,” these historical tales of the supernatural depict the pathos of lower-class samurai (whose lives echo the despair felt by the contemporary Japanese “salaryman”) at a time when swordsmanship was less relevant than practical skills like accountancy....

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The Case of the Sharaku Murders

Author: Katsuhiko Takahashi Translator: Ian MacDonald Thames River Press, September 2013 (ISBN: 978-0-8572-8129-6) Uncover murder and intrigue in the art world in this Edogawa Rampo Prize-winning novel, which explores the real-life mystery behind Sharaku, one of Japan’s most iconic artists. The author, an art historian-turned-writer, weaves serious scholarly research into an ingenious...

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The Budding Tree

Author: Aiko Kitahara Translator: Ian MacDonald January 2008, Dalkey Archive Press (ISBN: 978-1-5647-8489-6) This Naoki Prize-winning work is a personal yet precise account of the lives of working women in the latter half of the Edo period, when the warrior caste was finding itself pushed out of the top echelons of society by the rising merchant class, and famines repeatedly swept the...

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The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi

Author: Kido Okamoto Translator: Ian MacDonald January 2007, University of Hawaii Press (ISBN: 978-0-8248-3100-4) Written in the 1910s and 20s, Hanshichi torimonocho is a beloved work of popular literature. Told through the eyes of a street-smart detective (loosely modeled on Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes), the work inaugurated Japan’s historical detective genre and spawned stage, radio,...

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Unlocking Tannisho: Shinran's Words on the Pure Land Path

By Takamori Kentetsu, translated by Juliet Carpenter, published by Ichimannendo Publishing, 2011 Even a good person will be born in the Pure Land; how much more so an evil person! Concerning good and evil alike I know nothing at all. -Shinran Can you believe these are the words of the great Buddhist master? Tannisho (Lamenting the Deviations) clarifies the heart of Pure Land Buddhism and...

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The Story of Buddha: A Graphic Biography

By Ota Hisashi, translated by Juliet Carpenter, published by Ichimannendo Publishing, 2011/2012 For the First Time – Buddha’s Life Story is Illustrated into Manga What is happiness? What’s the point of living the way I do, day in and day out? Two thousand six hundred years ago, in his youth Buddha (Sakyamuni) had the same nagging questions that we do today. He never avoided them or gave up...

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