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Atomic sushi.

Author: Simon May
Publisher: Surrey : Alma Books, 2007.
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As the first British professor of philosophy since 1882 to be invited to teach at the prestigious and enigmatic University of Tokyo, Simon May enjoyed a degree of access denied to other commentators. Each chapter of the book focuses on some everyday human matter, such as love, death, bureaucracy, hygiene, food, commuting, education, marriage, and memory. Japanese attitudes to such issues are explored through a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
May, Simon.
Atomic Sushi.
Surrey : Alma Books, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon May
ISBN: 9781846882821 1846882826
OCLC Number: 817904077
Description: 1 online resource (265 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Acknowledgements; Contents; Preface; 1. Kafka's Nightmare; 2. Commuting with Michelin Man; 3. The Rat and the Sushi Master; 4. The Mega-Corporation and the EU Spy; 5. Finding the Three S's; 6. Flying Goldfish; 7. Freaky Cleanliness; 8. The Architect's Wife; 9. Fully Frontal; 10. Cover-ups and Conspiracies; 11. Seitai and the Hypochondriac; 12. The Wandering Knee; 13. Shinjuku Blues; 14. Shadow Life; 15. Fire with Fire; 16. The Art of Zen Mating; 17. How to Die; 18. Out on My Ear; 19. Pure Blood; 20. The Mysterious Hot-Water Bottle. 21. Four Gangsters and a Funeral22. Professor X; 23. The Mecca of World Peace; 24. Gate-crashing in Hiroshima; 25. Kaiseki and the Baked Potato; 26. The Bureaucrats' Long Goodbye; About the author.

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