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Journey by junk : Japan after MacArthur

Author: Willard Price
Publisher: New York : John Day Co., ©1953.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Searching for popular reaction to MacArthur's occupation, the author sails a small boat (a 45 foot junk) from end to end of the Inland Sea, then travels by train, bus, and foot through back-country Japan.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Price, Willard, 1887-1983.
Journey by junk.
New York, J. Day Co. [1953]
(OCoLC)574470663
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willard Price
OCLC Number: 1496961
Description: 317 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Two reasons for going to Japan --
Whirlpools and floating mines --
Captain Wide-margin-of-safety --
Sailing with the sea god --
Near disaster --
Graveyard of ships --
This girl will wash your back --
The cave of devils --
Oriental Rip van Winkle --
The "new" Japanese woman --
The GI and the geisha --
Skyscraper underground --
The four goliaths --
When pirates meet pirates --
Miracle in Hiroshima --
The riddle of education --
Through the enchanted isles --
Birth control and the population --
The tragedy of the farms --
Islands that time forgot --
Russia turns the key --
Typhoon Ruth --
City of a hundred hells --
The final dash --
Japan in fact and fancy --
War nevermore.
Responsibility: Willard Price ; with maps and photographs by the author.

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Searching for popular reaction to MacArthur's occupation, the author sails a small boat (a 45 foot junk) from end to end of the Inland Sea, then travels by train, bus, and foot through back-country Japan.

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