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Gateway to Japan has 37 ratings and 2 reviews. Marie said: Absolutely the best guidebook on Japan, ever. I hope that Kodansha releases an updated version. Buy Gateway to Japan (Kodansha Guide) 3rd Revised edition by June Kinoshita, Nicholas Palevsky (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Buy Gateway to Japan (Kodansha Guide) 2nd Revised edition by June Kinoshita, Nicholas Palevsky (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store.

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What makes Biblio different? History and Culture “A Brief History” introduces the major historical hapan and includes a list of the most important figures in Japanese history and culture; their names appear in uppercase letters throughout the book.

Buy another comprehensive guide for up-to-date listings and practical matters, but by all means use this one for all things historical and cultural.

I hope that Kodansha releases an updated version at some point, but until then, this really is the greatest. Didn’t find what you’re looking for? There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

See and discover other items: The largest of Japan’s four main islands, Honshu, and the smallest, Shikoku, together make up seven chapters. Jiro Jiro rated it it was amazing Aug 23, Each chapter begins with a brief introduction and lists the best attractions, special interests, and seasonal events.

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Lisa taylor rated it liked it Jun 11, Ratings are awarded on a scale of from one to three stars based on quality, service, and atmosphere. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Gateway to Japan by June Kinoshita. Return to Book Japab. The only comparable guide in completeness and quality is the old, old JTB Guide which has not been republished since the mid’s Still good for historic kinoxhita, but super expensive to get a used copy.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. What’s more, you will have a much more interesting experience. Japan by Region The gaheway regional chapters appear in geographic order, from north to south see map on p. To see how to get there, turn to the Tohoku transit juhe p. For those who like festivals, there’s a complete schedule of the important ones by month.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The sights aren’t numbered, and it was sometimes hard to even find the right map to use. The diversity of cultural and geographic offerings can be intimidating.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The descriptions were a bit brief for my taste but more comprehensive than the other guidebooks I had. On the plus side, Gzteway really am enjoying the page history asides–they give a really interesting background to individual cities or areas.

Gateway to Japan by June Kinoshita

The text, however, is very cramped, and therefore hard to read. They made a good combination. Jaclyn rated it really liked it Aug 06, Jon L Albee Top Contributor: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Japan, with perhaps the most varied culture in the world today, presents astounding and delightful choices: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.


Lists with This Book. The authors lead you thorough history, culture, and present you with an Indepth tour of a great nation. Pages with related products. Even though occasionally you’d find something out of date e. Your order is also backed by our In-Stock Guarantee!

I highly recommend this to anyone going to Japan, especially if they are backpacking.

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If kinpshita any reason your order is not available to ship, you will not be charged. Lisa Hanson rated it really liked it Jul 07, There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Dining, Lodgings, and Local Maps Dining and lodging facilities are listed at the end of each town or locale.