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Giants of Japan: The Lives of Japan's Greatest Men and Women

Giants of Japan The Lives of Japan s Greatest Men and Women Giants of Japan contains than biographies of people who have shaped Japan s industry history and culture individuals who have given their society its unique emphasis on both success and serenity

  • Title: Giants of Japan: The Lives of Japan's Greatest Men and Women
  • Author: Mark Weston Walter F. Mondale
  • ISBN: 9781568362861
  • Page: 422
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Giants of Japan contains than 40 biographies of people who have shaped Japan s industry, history, and culture, individuals who have given their society its unique emphasis on both success and serenity.

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    About "Mark Weston Walter F. Mondale"

    1. Mark Weston Walter F. Mondale

      MARK WESTON Mark Weston s new book, Prophets and Princes Saudi Arabia from Muhammad to the Present, was published by John Wiley Sons in the fall of 2008 Britain s New Statesman magazine called it always intelligent, and Saudi Aramco World magazine said Weston writes sensitively about the post 9 11 era While researching his book, Weston was a Visiting Scholar at the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies in Riyadh Weston s interest in the Muslim world began when he lived in Lahore while writing his first book, The Land and People of Pakistan HarperCollins 1992 The Los Angeles Times called Weston s second work, Giants of Japan The Lives of Japan s Greatest Men and Women Kodansha 1999 a superb new book Foreign Affairs called it vivid, an excellent introduction to Japanese history Walter Mondale wrote the foreword, and the book went into paperback in 2002 and again in 2008 Weston grew up in Armonk, NY and graduated from Brown University with a B.A in history He spent a year at the London School of Economics, then earned a law degree from the University of Texas He has been a lawyer for ABC Television and a journalist for ABC News, and has written articles for The New York Times, The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times His one character play, Meet George Orwell, has been performed Off Broadway and at the Kennedy and Johnson presidential libraries In 1991 Weston won enough money on TV s Jeopardy to start a company that makes geographical jigsaw puzzles for children He sold his firm to a larger puzzle company three years later, then lived with a Japanese family in Tokyo to research his second book He has also written a children s book, Honda The Boy Who Dreamed of Cars, that Lee Low Books published in 2008 Early in 2013 he will release a TV news game, Scoop , as an app for the iPhone, the iPad and Android Weston gives lively talks on the Middle East, Japan and the U.S presidential election system Venues have included the White House Fellows, the Middle East Institute, the Toyota Motor Corporation, and Columbia and Rice Universities.P.O Box 892, Armonk, NY 10504

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    1. Perhaps another title would be more befitting for this book."A complete and summarised history of Japan through the lives of Japan's greatest men and women".The chapters are separated on a biographical manner where it touches on the respective individuals' contribution to its nation and timezone. Part 1 captures the attention of the readers by giving us a summarised biography of corporate giant founders like Mitsui, Honda, Toyoda etc. Part 2 then brings us back to ancient history to the days of [...]



    2. A good starting point for readers to learn about everyday names of influential men and women in Japan, in the fields of culture, history, industry, modern writers, movies and sports.



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