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Works: 8,076 works in 10,976 publications in 3 languages and 25,946 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Exhibition catalogs  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Newspapers  Animated films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Archives 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher, Photographer, isb, Organizer of meeting, Translator, 475
Classifications: DS801, 952.005
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Most widely held works by 朝日新聞社
Japan quarterly( )

in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ProQuest electronic version of: Japan quarterly. Supports browsing, searching, and printing of documents
Ise, prototype of Japanese architecture by Asahi Shinbunsha( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1984 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruno Taut ranks the Ise Shrine with the Parthenon in architectural importance. John Burchard, in his preface, characterizes Ise as "one of the great architectural achievements of history. ... I suppose," he comments, "Ise has many lessons for contemporary architects once they get over being embarrassed by it." Robin Boyd, in his book, 'Kenzo Tange', observes that it was only after the Second World War that the West realized that many qualities of modern architecture were quite old. "These qualities had existed for centuries in Japanese buildings. ... It [Japanese tradition] relied on the use of ingenious construction and untreated natural material to build a sort of refined extension of nature: a concentration of nature's own kind of beauty. Thus Japan was rediscovered." The Ise Shrine, situated some 270 miles west of Tokyo, is both old and new. The shrine dates from at least A.D. 685, but every twenty years it is completely rebuilt. Each rebuilding--there have been 59 so far--is scrupulously undertaken to guarantee an exact and identical reproduction of the preceding shrine. In 1953, after the most recent renewal, but prior to the transfer of religious objects, not only were the authors allowed to inspect the prohibited area--it is ringed by four fences and contains the most important buildings--but they were granted unprecedented permission to photograph it. This book represents the first opportunity for most Westerners to view and study one of the architectural wonders of the world. 'ISE : Prototype of Japanese Architecture begins with a preface by John Burchard and a foreword by the internationally recognized architect, Kenzo Tange. Tange also has written one of the two main essays in the book; the other is by Noboru Kawazoe, in which Ise is examined primarily in terms of Japanese mythology and history. Tange discusses Ise in an architectural perspective; he writes, "In the subsequent history of Japanese architecture, extending over more than a thousand years, it has proved impossible to advance beyond the form of Ise. ... Along with the Parthenon Ise represents the peak in the history of world architecture. 'ISE : Prototype of Japanese Architecture belongs' in every fine arts collection and in every architectural library. The photographs, reproduced with exquisite care, make this book an invaluable architectural study, a work of genuine scholarship, and a visual delight. The text, especially prepared for a Western audience, invites the attention of all those interested in Japanese culture. Scholars of comparative religion and cultural anthropology will also find the book of value."--Publisher's description
This is Japan( )

in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demon of painting : the art of Kawanabe Kyōsai by Timothy Clark( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asian development after Vietnam : proceedings and lectures, Sponsored by Asahi Shimbun, 20-22 May, 1968 by Asian Development Symposium( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to the abolition of nuclear weapons by Asahi Shinbunsha( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Japanese and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setsuko Migishi : a retrospective by Setsuko Migishi( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asahi International Symposium, In Quest of Nuclear Disarmament March 29-31, 1983, Tokyo, Japan : proceedings by Asahi International Symposium "In Quest of Nuclear Disarmament"( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japon des avant gardes, 1910-1970 : exposition( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in French and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asahi nenkan( )

in Japanese and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aera( )

in Japanese and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan almanac = Japan arumanakku by Asahi Shimbun (Tokyō)( )

in English and Japanese and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Nation's legacy : 150 years of American art from Ohio collections( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in Japanese and English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asahi International Symposium, A Message to the 21st Century October 23-25, 1984, Tokyo, Japan : proceedings by Asahi International Symposium: A Message to the 21st Century( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asahi shinbun shukusatsuban( )

in Japanese and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hieizan to Tendai no bijutsu : Hieizan kaisō 1200-nen kinen( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in Japanese and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sekai gendai garasu ten = World glass now '82 : [competition and exhibition] by Hokkaidōritsu Kindai Bijutsukan( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in Japanese and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daiei Hakubutsukan shozō Nihon Chūgoku bijutsu meihin ten( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in Japanese and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muromachi jidai no byōbue( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in Japanese and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ginga tetsudō no yoru = Night on the galactic railroad = Nokto de la galaksia fervojo by Gisaburō Sugii( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in Japanese and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy named Giovanni had a life filled with hardships. He toiled late into the night, he cared for his sick mother, and he was scorned by all the other children. But one night, as he gazes into the starry sky, a mysterious galactic train appears and Giovanni embarks on a magical adventure through the Milky Way
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