The Chrysanthemum And The Bat

Pub Date : 2014-03-30 | Author : Robert Whiting | Publisher : Manga University

ISBN 10 : 9784921205843
ISBN 13 : 4921205841

In this, the first book in acclaimed journalist Robert Whiting's trilogy on Japanese baseball — "The Chrysanthemum and the Bat" (1977), "You Gotta Have Wa" (1989) and "The Meanin..

You Gotta Have Wa

Pub Date : 1990 | Author : Robert Whiting | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 067972947X
ISBN 13 : 9780679729471

Looks at the history, rituals, fans, and teams of Japanese professional baseball, and describes what it reveals about Japanese culture and Japanese-U.S. relations..

Baseball Without Borders

Pub Date : 2006-01-01 | Author : George Gmelch | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 9780803256064
ISBN 13 : 080325606X

A televised baseball game from Puerto Rico, Japan, or even Cuba might look a lot like the North American game. Beneath the outward similarities, however the uniforms and equipment ..

Baseball Beyond Our Borders

Pub Date : 2017-03-01 | Author : George Gmelch | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 9781496201034
ISBN 13 : 1496201035

Baseball Beyond Our Borders celebrates the globalization of the game while highlighting the different histories and cultures of the nations in which the sport is played. This colle..

Taking In A Game

Pub Date : 2002-01-01 | Author : Joseph A. Reaves | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 0803239432
ISBN 13 : 9780803239432

The author follows the exportation of baseball to Asia, revealing its deepening roots in Korea, the Philipines, mainland China, and Taiwan. Winner of the Jerry Malloy Book Prize...

Possession

Pub Date : 2018-01-10 | Author : Antonia Susan Byatt | Publisher : Le Livre de Poche

ISBN 10 : 9782253193968
ISBN 13 : 2253193968

La destinée du jeune chercheur Roland Michell paraît étrangement liée à celle du poète victorien Randolph Henry Ash, dont il est un des plus grands spécialistes. Le jour où..

Transpacific Field Of Dreams

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807835623
ISBN 13 : 0807835625

Baseball has joined America and Japan, even in times of strife, for over 150 years. After the "opening" of Japan by Commodore Perry, Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu explains, baseball was i..