As I See it

VERY EARLY on in this book I referred , en passant , to a tour I took of Japan and China in 1912. I gained much from the trip . In Japan , I was immensely impressed by the politeness , industrious nature and conscientiousness of the ...

As I See it

In his candid and witty autobiography, famed tycoon J. Paul Getty invites readers to glimpse the twentieth century from the vantage point of a man who lived, as he puts it, "through the most exciting and exhilarating - and most turbulent and terrible - eight decades of human history." Whether describing how he amassed his staggering fortune, recounting conversations with intriguing personalities of the day, or frankly discussing his marriages and liaisons, J. Paul Getty sets the record straight - once and for all. He even speaks honestly about his notorious stinginess and the bizarre problems faced by the impossibly wealthy.

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Department of Defense Authorization for Appropriations for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993: Military posture
Language: en
Authors: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services
Categories: Government publications
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

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What I See Japan
Language: en
Pages: 142
Authors: Japan Dnbooks
Categories: Government publications
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-20 - Publisher:

What I see Japan showcases the many sights of Japan in summer presented as a snapshot photo book.
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Jared Diamond
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-07 - Publisher: Penguin UK

'A riveting and illuminating tour of how nations deal with crises - which might hopefully help humanity as a whole deal with our present global crisis' YUVAL NOAH HARARI, author of SAPIENS ** NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** Author of thelandmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond
Horizon Japan. Travels through the culture, cuisine and nature of a seemingly incomprehensible country
Language: en
Pages: 74
Authors: Patrick Colgan
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-03 - Publisher: goWare

From the crowds of Tokyo to the bears of the far North, from the jungle of the tropical islands to the blooming cherry trees in Kyoto, eventually arriving at the big emptiness left by the devastating 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster. Patrick Colgan, journalist and traveller, immerses himself in Japanese
Dilemma in Japan
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: Andrew Roth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-12 - Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

The author of this book believes that certain Americans and Englishmen favor a peace formula for Japan which will provide only for a temporary truce. Just as German militarists and their industrial supporters were left in power after the First World War, in the same manner these men would leave