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By Jonathan Rice

This name issues the Farnham fort Centre for overseas Briefing, largely said because the world's best supplier of intercultural administration education and briefing. It has an unequalled acceptance for assisting members, companions and their households to arrange to reside and paintings successfully anyplace on the planet.
CONTENTS:
1. the japanese Mask
2. the japanese Archipelago
3. Japan Past
4. The Cultural Values of Japan
5. the japanese Language
6. the japanese Economy
7. The company World
8. Negotiating with the Japanese
9. Experiencing Japan

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The Ise Bay typhoon in late September 1959, for example, killed about 5,000 people in the Nagoya area. When to visit The best times for visiting Japan are the spring, during the cherry blossom season, and in the post-typhoon early winter, from midOctober until the end of the year. Japan's humidity means that it has never been a popular destination for beach and sun holidays, although there are plenty of beaches around the country that attract local holidaymakers. For business, there is no time of year which should obviously be avoided, with the one exception of 'Golden Week', a period from 29 April to 5 May when there are three national holidays and, usually, a weekend as well.

Hideyoshi was a menial retainer in Nobunaga's service who proved himself a great fighter, tactician and general. Within eight years of his mentor's death, he was undisputed controller of all Japan. Heroes of mediaeval Japan After he died, peacefully in 1598, his son failed to hold on to the reins of power. Within two years a decisive battle, at Sekigahara near Lake Biwa between present-day Nagoya and Kyoto, had effectively transferred power to the third great Japanese general of this era, Tokugawa leyasu (1542-1616).

The Bon Odori (Bon dance) is still performed in many villages as a THE JAPANESE ARCHIPELAGO / 23 community dance in which hundreds of people will take part, dancing throughout the night to a rhythmic clapping of hands and beating of drums. The autumn typhoon season The summer eventually gives way to autumn, and brings in the typhoon season. Most of the typhoons which blow across the northern and western Pacific do not reach Japan: the severest typhoons each year tend to hit Taiwan, the Philippines and the Chinese mainland.

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