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Reading Yaeyama

Reading Yaeyama

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The past, present and future of Yaeyama as seen in Yaeyama books

This is a guidebook that collects 581 Yaeyama books and helps you understand books about Yaeyama. The various faces of Yaeyama emerge. There is an index that allows you to look up the topic you want to research and find related books. Not only is it a guidebook to books about Yaeyama, but it also contains a column titled "My Relationship with Books" by Yaeyama native author Ken Miki at key points. This is the second installment of the "Standing in Yaeyama" series, following Shizuo Ota's "The Yaeyama War" (awarded the Okinawa Times Publishing Culture Award and Fudo Award).

Takeshi Miki

Born in Ishigakijima, Okinawa in 1940. After graduating from Yaeyama High School and Meiji University's School of Political Science and Economics, he joined the Ryukyu Shimpo newspaper in 1965 (Tokyo branch news department reporter). He served as head of the Political and Economic Department of the editorial department and then as director and editor-in-chief, and is currently a managing director. His main works include "Outline of the Iriomote Coal Mine," "Modern Yaeyama People's History," "People Researching Yaeyama," "Resort Development," and "Okinawa Travelogue."

Author: Ken Miki Specifications: A5 size, 484 pages Publisher: Nanzansha

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