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Kyoto Journal, a non-profit quarterly established in 1987, reaches far beyond Japan's ancient capital to be your gateway to understanding and appreciating the lifestyles, cultures and societies of Asia. Shop over 50 past issues, dating from 1987 to 2019.

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Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 79

¥500

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Bernhard Kellerman's 19th century Japan
The Tohoku Futures Network
The fate of a tiny Kagoshima village
Talking to nuclear refugees

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Kyoto Journal Issue 78 Pilgrimage

Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 78

¥500

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Khumba Mela: the world’s largest human gathering
Satish Kumar on the Spirit of a Pilgrim
The Dhammayietra: A Path Seeking Peace and Non-Violence in Cambodia
Retracing Soseki’s Footsteps in Tokyo

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Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 77

Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 77

¥500

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Contemporary Asian film directors
Tsa’lam: The Nomadic Route of Salt
Writer Levy Hideo and the World in English
Environmental History of the Japanese Archipelago

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Kyoto Journal Issue 76

Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 76

¥500

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Remembering Gwangju
Urban Nomads in Mongolia
Gary Snyder on Endangered Wilderness
Jungle Hermit in Sri Lanka

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Kyoto Journal Issue 75

¥980

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This special issue features a special section on Japan’s satoyama: rural areas where people have lived with the land and on it without spoiling it over many generations, preserving and even promoting biodiversity.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 74

¥1,200

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In the West, the Silk Road has since Roman times conjured an exotic, mysterious Orient…In the East, the Road itself is the more powerful metaphor. Every path of personal development, in martial or aesthetic arts, is a Way.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 73

¥1,180

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This issue of Kyoto Journal explores our present relationship with the natural world. Among eight interviews and profiles are several featuring Japanese artists with deep commitment to working creatively with local communities abroad.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 72

¥730

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Article 9 & Japan’s Future
Japan’s Peacemaker, Shidehara Kijuro
Post-War Art Under the Japanese Peace Constitution
The New Peace Museums

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kyoto journal 71 tea
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Kyoto Journal Issue 71

¥1,180

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Here’s a sampling of voices from the vibrant, pervasive, evolving world of tea, from a wide variety of sources, The story of tea is a perfect lens through which to view the contact and mutual transformation of East and west. This is barely an introduction, but the many trails are marked.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 70

¥1,180

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Interviews with Kyoto residents.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 69

¥980

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A Hokkaido Town Looks Beyond Global Warming
Building a Camera Obscura Out of Ice
The Art of the Shaanxi Shadow Play
Kashgar to Tashkurgan: Notes from Far West China
Rumi on Chinese Art and Greek Art

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Kyoto Journal Issue 68

¥980

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Gen-Fukei – The Primal Landscape
In the House: A Foreign Wife in Rural Japan
The Ingenuity of Local Culture in the Cambodian Countryside
Of Singing Clams & Soccer Camp: Searching for Japanese Children’s Literature in English Translation

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Kyoto Journal Issue 67

¥980

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Makoto Oda: Novelist & Peace Activist
Osamu Dazai’s Tengu in Translation
Stalin’s 1937 Korean Deportation
Facing a Sumo Wrestler
Little Soman’s Little War

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Kyoto Journal Issue 66

¥980

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Pico Iyer is Lost
The Dancing Dead: Travels through Buddhist China
Buddhist Statues of the Kathmandu Valley
Filming the Foreigner in Japan
Master Rumi: The Path to Poetry, Love & Enlightenment

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Kyoto Journal Issue 65

¥980

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Contemporary Vietnamese Art
Donald Richie on D.T. Suzuki
Water Sho: Calligraphy by James Jack
Hikikomori Children on Pilgrimage
Cartoons for Peace

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Kyoto Journal Issue 64

¥700

(US$6.50 ex shipping)

Perspectives on Japan’s Transgender Community
Butsudan Boys: The Photography of Saito Hiroshi
Gender & Sexuality Activism in Taiwan
Dynastic Female Political Power in Asia

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